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Stryker Hip Recall Information

Stryker recalled its Rejuvenate and ABGII hip devices in 2012 after numerous complaints of early failures, many of which prompted painful and costly revision surgeries. Both recalled Stryker models include metal neck and stem components that can have a tendency to grind together. The friction produced can cause metal debris to loosen and detach from […]

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Cancer Lawsuits

Baby Powder Linked to Ovarian Cancer

Many women use talcum powder daily for feminine hygiene. However, this trusted household product has recently been linked to a serious form of ovarian cancer that is found in thousands of women each year.  Many women use talcum powder in the genital region to keep skin dry and reduce friction that causes chafing. Unfortunately, particles […]

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Morcellator Lawsuit Info

Lawsuits have now been filed against the makers of some power morcellation devices, alleging women were harmed by the use of the devices. The power morcellator lawsuits allege the use of a morcellator device resulted in an aggressive cancer-spreading throughout the patient’s body. Lawsuits against a number of morcellator manufacturers have already been filed by […]

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talc powder lawsuits

Why is Talcum Powder Harmful?

Talc used to contain asbestos, a cancer-causing agent.  Asbestos is a natural mineral fiber found in certain rock formations and soils. It was mined extensively in the 20th century and used in a variety of consumer products throughout the years. It is generally accepted that talc with asbestos can cause various forms of cancer. However, […]

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What is the Verdict and Settlement History of Stryker Hips

After thousands of people were implanted with defective Stryker hips, the hips were recalled and numerous lawsuits across the country were filed.  On November 3, 2014, it was announced that a national settlement was reached in the Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Replacement Lawsuits. Individuals that had the Stryker Rejuvenate or ABG II device […]

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Power Morcellation Has Serious Risks

Power morcellators can spread cancer! But how? Power morcellation has allowed surgeons to remove large tumors through small incisions.  The benefits to the patient are faster healing, faster postoperative recovery, and more rapid return to full lifestyle. The procedure uses the morcellator device to break the uterine tissue into tiny pieces so it can be […]

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Why Doctors Prescribed Zofran to Pregnant Women

Dehydration. Serious weight loss. Extreme fatigue. These are some of the symptoms of a severe kind of morning sickness known as hyperemesis gravidarum. Because these symptoms can cause serious harm to a mother and her unborn child, many doctors are prescribing a prescription anti-nausea medication called Zofran. But did you know that the FDA does […]

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hip implant lawsuit

Stryker Hip Rejuvenate Recall

Stryker Corporation manufactures and markets 57,000 products all over the world and is one of the leading companies when it comes to supplying medical equipment. But, two of its metal on metal hip implants, known as the Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular Neck Hip Stems, have caused some severe medical complications for their patients and […]

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Did You Take Zofran While Pregnant?

Did you know that up to 85% of pregnant women experience morning sickness in the first trimester? Some women even experience a severe form of morning sickness, known as hypermesis gravidarum, which can cause dangerous weight loss, dehydration, and muscle wasting. Sometimes, the only way to relieve these symptoms is to take prescribed anti-nausea medication. […]

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Common Xarelto Side Effects

Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is an oral drug marketed by Bayer and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals. It was marketed as a drug which would help prevent blood clots and stroke. It belongs to a class of drugs called Factor Xa medications and its mechanism is to block certain clotting proteins. It is meant for patients who […]

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