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Does vaping cause lung inflammation? Vaping mice point to yes - Levin Simes Abrams vape lawyer

Mice Study: Lung Damage and Lung Inflammation From Vaping Worse Than Smoking

Lung Damage From Vaping in Mice The e-cigarette industry adamantly promotes vaping as a safe alternative to smoking regular cigarettes.   Not true, according to a study published in the American...

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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...

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5 tips to avoid vape battery explosions (FDA)

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...

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Doctors who receive pharma money prescribe more brand drugs

ProPublica studied five different specialties to compare the rates by which doctors who receive money from big pharma prescribe typically more expensive brand name medication, versus doctors who...

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FDA labels Transvaginal Mesh High-Risk

  The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has labeled Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) devices as “high risk”, after thousands of injuries had been reported.  The FDA noted more than...

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Did Studies Sponsored by Pharmaceutical Companies Hide Risks of Testosterone?

An article published in November in BioMed Central discovered serious differences between studies funded by pharmaceutical companies selling testosterone therapy drugs, and those that were...

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Consumer Organizations Demand New Warnings on Testosterone Therapy

On January 31, 2014 the FDA published a warning on the risks of testosterone therapy1. This warning prompted news organizations to cover stories about these new risks, and now prominent consumer...

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FDA Urges Consumers to Report Drug and Medical Device Problems via New Mobile Application

Earlier this year, a group of private companies and institutions released a new mobile application in collaboration with the Food and Drug Administration Center for Devices and Radiologic Health. It...

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