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Judge Allows Evidence Monsanto Hid Roundup Lymphoma Risks

Dewayne Johnson was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) and he is suing Monsanto over whether Roundup caused his cancer. Johnson claims Monsanto knew of the risks and hid them from the EPA and consumers, and now the judge has ordered these claims can be presented at trial: Johnson has carried his burden of producing evidence that… Read More

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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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Vuse Vibe Vape by R.J. Reynolds Vapor Recalled for Fire Risk

R.J. Reynolds Vapor Company initiated a voluntary recall of Vuse Vibe power units, recalling the battery portion of all Vuse Vibe vape devices. The recall followed consumer complaints of power devices overheating which can create a risk for fire or injury. The recall covers all 2.6 million Vuse Vibe devices sold. Recall Instructions: Stop using your Vuse Vibe Unscrew… Read More