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FDA warns e-cigarette manufacturer JUUL about misleading claims

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about illegal marketing activities to JUUL Laboratories, maker of the most popular e-cigarette. The warning states that the company’s marketing has promoted their products as “safer” alternatives to cigarette smoking. The FDA has ordered JUUL Labs to respond with a corrective action plan within 15 […]

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Class Action Lawsuit Filed by Police Officers against Ford

State troopers in Washington have filed a class action lawsuit against the Ford Motor Company alleging that the Ford Police Interceptor Utilities vehicles they drove while on the job caused them to be exposed to noxious gases. Many of the officers claim they became ill and suffered physiological injuries because of the defect. The lawsuit […]

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New Study Shows Woman and Elderly Face Higher Risk for Prescription Drug Interaction

Many people take more than one prescription drug, but a recent study showed that drug interaction could be more harmful than anticipated, especially for female and elderly patients. According to the study, conducted by Indiana University researchers, women and elderly patients 55 and older taking multiple prescription medications have a significantly higher risk of being […]

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Bayer Denies Offer to Settle Roundup Cancer Cases

Bayer AG is denying that the company has offered a settlement to those claiming that their use of the company’s Roundup Weed Killer caused them to develop cancer. The denial of the $8 billion settlement was discussed in an email sent recently by Ken Feinberg, the mediator overseeing negotiations, to the media. According to Feinberg, […]

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Candida Auris Could Be First Disease Due to Climate Change

Scientists are concerned about a drug-resistant fungus that has arisen and could put people in danger. The fungus, Candida auris, has atypical behavior for a fungus and has shown unusually high tolerance to heat. According to scientists studying the fungus, global warming is partially responsible for its recurrence. Most at risk are people who are […]

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Safety Alert Issued after Front-loading Washing Machine Fatalities

Consumer safety experts are urging parents to use extra caution with their front-loading washing machines after a three-year-old Orlando, Florida boy died trapped inside of the machine in his home. According to police, the boy died from lack of oxygen while inside of the washer. According to Cory Burkharth, public information officer for the Orlando […]

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