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  •  AP Investigation Shows Thousands of Unsafe Devices Cleared by FDA Through Streamlined Pathway
    AP Investigation Shows Thousands of Unsafe Devices Cleared by FDA Through Streamlined Pathway

    According to an extensive investigation and report conducted by the Associated Press — you can click here to view the full article, posted on November 27 th , 2018 — the Food and Drug Administration ...

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  • How Does the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act Combat the Opioid Crisis?
    How Does the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act Combat the Opioid Crisis?

    On average, 115 Americans die each day from an opioid overdose. According to the Centers for Disease Control, there has been a five-fold increase in opioid overdose fatalities between 1999 and 2016. ...

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  • Zostavax and Shingles
    Zostavax and Shingles

    Zostavax is a vaccine widely used for the prevention of shingles or the Herpes Zoster virus. Zostavax is one of two FDA-approved vaccines. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that adults ...

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  • Talc and Asbestos
    Talc and Asbestos

    In July of 2018 a jury awarded a $4.69 billion verdict to a group of 22 women who proved that Talc Powder, produced by Johnson & Johnson, caused their ovarian cancer. This was the first time in a Talc ...

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  • Why Hire a Tasigna Lawyer?
    Why Hire a Tasigna Lawyer?

    Tasigna is a cancer chemotherapy drug used by oncologists and other medical providers to treat chronic myeloid leukemia (CML). The generic name of Tasigna is nilotinib. There is growing concern that ...

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  • FDA WARNING REGARDING GADOLINIUM-BASED CONTRAST AGENTS
    FDA WARNING REGARDING GADOLINIUM-BASED CONTRAST AGENTS

    The FDA recently announced additional warnings for Gadolinium-based contrast agents which are commonly used during MRI procedures. The warning states: "The FDA reviewed available data about the ...

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