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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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  • Prescribing Medicare Doctors Received Payments from Opioid Manufacturers
    Prescribing Medicare Doctors Received Payments from Opioid Manufacturers

    CNN and Harvard researchers analyzed information from a federal government database that tracks payments from pharmaceutical companies (drug companies) to doctors and a separate federal database that ...

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  • Opioids & Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
    Opioids & Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome

    The opioid epidemic is having massive impact, not only on addicts and their loved ones, but also our communities and our resources. Regardless, there is no more innocent victim than a baby born ...

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