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Steven Davis

$300 Million Benicar Settlement Reached

A $300 million Benicar settlement was reached. For those who believe their gastrointestinal illness was caused by a Benicar prescription, contact a lawyer.

Tor Hoerman

Calling Hyland’s Teething Tablets a “serious health risk” FDA Finally Drops Hammer

A stunning FDA recall letter dated April 7, 2017 to Jay Borneman, CEO of Hyland’s, lays out shockingly strong warnings and statements about Hyland’s dangerous teething products. The FDA stated a recall was necessary because “there is a reasonable probability that the use [of teething tablets]…will cause serious adverse event health consequences or death.”

Jacob Plattenberger

FDA Raises Concern About Breast Implants and Cancer

As of February 1st, 2017, the FDA has received 359 reports of a rare type of breast cancer linked to breast implants. The FDA has confirmed that a malignancy of the immune system associated with breast implants has resulted in […]

Tor Hoerman

Hyland’s Homeopathic Teething Tablets Ingredient, Toxic Belladonna, Puts Your Child at an Unnecessary Risk of Injury/Death – CEO Doesn’t Care

What would you do if you were the owner and CEO of a company whose product had been linked by the FDA to the sudden deaths of nearly a dozen infants? Warn the public? Pull the product from the shelves? […]

Chad Finley

FDA Warns Doctors About “Absorb” Dissolving Heart Stent

FDA is warning medical providers that Absorb dissolving stents may lead to more cardiac injuries than other non-dissolving stents.

Chad Finley

Deregulation and Budget Cuts Likely to Lead to Increased Adverse Event Reporting in Pharmaceutical Industry

With deregulation of FDA oversight, cuts in funding to institutions conducting government research and overview, and the potential for essentially the privatization of the FDA because of increased industry funding, it is likely we will see an increase in injuries and thus adverse event reports

Chad Finley

Should I Report A Drug Injury or Drug Side Effect?

For all of these reasons, it is imperative that consumers understand that the need to report drug injuries or side effects is great. Reports are a critical way the FDA can detect injuries or side effects early and prevent it from unnecessarily happening to others

Eric Terry

FDA Warns Parents Not to Use Popular Teething Tablets and Gels

Popular homeopathic teething tablets and gels have been linked to the deaths of 10 children and 400 adverse reports. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning to caregivers to stop using the products. The deaths and adverse […]

Joe Kramer

FDA Reclassifies Mesh as “High Risk Device”

Earlier today, January 4, 2016, the FDA issued two final orders that can only be interpreted as a response to cries for help from woman injured by transvaginally placed polypropelene mesh products. Today, the agency has reclassified mesh products designed […]

Jessica Hoerman

E-Cigarettes Proven to Contain Potentially Dangerous Molecules

According to a Science Daily report, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) produce highly reactive molecules that are associated with cell damage and cancer. The molecules, known as free radicals, may pose a health risk to users, according to researchers at Penn State […]