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Zantac Recalled Over Concerns of Cancer Causing Chemical

Millions of Americans rely on ranitidine, popularly known by its brand name Zantac, for treating their heartburn and other acid reflux symptoms. Yet the Food and Drug Administration has recently demanded that all ranitidine products be removed from the market immediately. This recall follows...

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Protecting Loved Ones in Nursing Homes During COVID-19

If you have loved ones who are residents of a nursing home or assisted living facility, the COVID-19 crisis could be causing you and your family to worry. Nursing home facility residents are some of the most vulnerable to the coronavirus and the current...

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Genetic Misdiagnosis Results in Significant Injuries to Family

After the Mathes family heard about a genetic test that could check for increased risk of breast and ovarian cancer, several of them underwent the evaluation offered by Myriad Genetics, Inc. The Mathes family, whose relatives have a history of cancer, were shocked to...

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Inhalant Abuse and Manufacturer Responsibility

Inhalant abuse, also referred to as ‘huffing’ or ‘dusting’, is a prevalent, sometimes overlooked, method of misusing everyday household items in the United States. Individuals can experience a high by breathing in the fumes of products like the computer cleaner Dust Off. The high...

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Growing Number of Lawsuits Involving Inhalant Abuse

For most people, spray products such as Blast Away and Ultra Duster are only household cleaners for electronics or small spaces. However, these products are used in an even more dangerous capacity: as popular recreational drugs known as inhalants. While inhalant abuse is not...

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JUUL and E-Cigarette: Who is Eligible for Compensation?

While e-cigarettes have been on the market for over a decade, the popularity of fireless and smokeless nicotine grew when JUUL was released in the summer of 2015. Since then, the plethora of electronic vaping or smoking products has become popular among teens and...

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How Accurate is the HPV Test?

Whether you are going to get a human papillomavirus (HPV) screening for the first time or you are waiting for results, you are likely wondering about the accuracy of an HPV test. Those getting tested can rest assured that the HPV test is very...

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Benefits of Pap and HPV Co-Testing

Regular Pap tests and HPV screenings can help prevent cervical cancer. While many healthcare professionals perform these tests separately, they can be administered at the same time. This is called co-testing. If a woman’s healthcare provider does not suggest getting these two tests at...

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There Was an Accident During My Rideshare—What Do I Do Next?

As rideshare services have skyrocketed in popularity since their introduction in 2010, many commuters have had an improved travel experience with apps such as Uber and Lyft because of their quality service and ease of use. Although this transportation innovation has brought many improvements...

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Archaic Supreme Court Ruling Denies Active Duty Military Access to Justice

Did you know our active duty military have fewer rights than every other person in the United States? Even fewer rights than non-citizens and prisoners. Established in 1950 in Feres vs. United States — a case involving the Federal Tort Claims Act that allows...

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