Author Archives: orin

Author Archives: orin

Baby Orajel - Infant risk of blood disorder

FDA: Baby Orajel (Benzocaine) Causes Fatal Blood Disease

March 23, 2018:  The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) released a new warning regarding Benzocaine (also known as Orajel, Baby Orajel, Anbesol, Hurricane and other brands) which are marketed as a pain reliever in teething babies: [Benzocaine and Orajel products] carry serious risks and provide little to no benefits for treating oral pain, including sore gums in… Read More

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Doctors Report Vaping as Cause of Teen’s Respiratory Failure and Wet Lung

An adolescent, previously healthy woman went to the Emergency Room complaining of several days of cough, chest pain and increasing difficulty breathing. The patient was admitted to the pediatric ICU and put on antibiotics, but her condition quickly worsened.  She went into respiratory failure and was intubated with a breathing tube.  She was placed on… Read More

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Man Killed By Exploding Vape Mod in Florida

Death from Battery Explosion A 38 year old man from St. Petersburg, Florida was killed when a vape mod device exploded in his face. The official cause of death was a projectile wound to the head. This is the first death in the U.S. directly attributed to the force of a vape battery explosion.  Exploding… Read More

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Uber and Lyft Drop Mandatory Arbitration for Sexual Assault

Uber and Lyft announced they are ending a long-standing practice of forcing victims of driver on passenger sexual assault into mandatory arbitration.  Uber and Lyft’s mandatory arbitration clauses required victims of sexual assault to handle any suits arising therefrom out of court.  This means victims could not sue due to the terms of service in… Read More

FDA Sends More Letters for E-liquid Packaged like Food

On May 10, 2018 the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) sent 4 letters to manufactures of vape e-liquid regarding 3 products with packaging that mimics popular children’s food. These letters follow the 13 letters sent previously a week ago. Frank N Vape by 13th Floor Elevapors The FDA warning letter states: The labeling and/or advertising of… Read More