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    • JOHNSON & JOHNSON DEMANDAS DE TALCO EN POLVO CANCER

      JOHNSON & JOHNSON DEMANDAS DE TALCO EN POLVO CANCER

      Por segunda vez en tres meses, un jurado de St. Louis ha ordenado a Johnson & Johnson a otorgar $55 millones de dólares a una mujer que afirmó haber desarrollado cáncer endometrioide como resultado del uso de polvos de talco […]

    • JOHNSON & JOHNSON TALCUM POWDER CANCER LAWSUITS

      JOHNSON & JOHNSON TALCUM POWDER CANCER LAWSUITS

      For the second time in three months, a St. Louis jury has ordered Johnson & Johnson to award $55 million to a woman who contended that she developed endometrioid cancer as a result of years of talcum powder use.  The […]

    • NEW JERSEY TAKES MORE AGGRESSIVE ACTION ON LEAD   

      NEW JERSEY TAKES MORE AGGRESSIVE ACTION ON LEAD  

      In response to growing concern about the presence of lead in drinking water at schools, Governor Chris Christie has ordered mandatory testing for all New Jersey public schools.  The governor also announced on Monday that the state will adopt stricter […]

    • NEW JERSEY EXPANDING PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING

      NEW JERSEY EXPANDING PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING

      In July of 2015, Governor Chris Christie signed into law a bill that required drug prescribers and pharmacists in New Jersey to register for access to the state’s Prescription Monitoring Program.  Christie said the bill would help prevent so-called “doctor […]

    • FDA Wants Arsenic Limit in Infant Rice Cereal

      FDA Wants Arsenic Limit in Infant Rice Cereal

      On April 1, 2016, a proposed limit on “inorganic” arsenic in infant rice cereal was announced by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  Infant rice cereal is a leading source of arsenic exposure in babies, the agency said, since arsenic […]

    • NEW JERSEY SCHOOL BUS SAFETY

      NEW JERSEY SCHOOL BUS SAFETY

      A bill signed into law this past January mandates that new school buses in New Jersey will have to be equipped with exterior object-detecting sensors.  Over the past 10 years, an average of nine and a half students have died […]

    • LEAD CONTAMINATION IN NEWARK SCHOOLS’ WATER

      LEAD CONTAMINATION IN NEWARK SCHOOLS’ WATER

      Elevated lead levels have been found in more samples from New Jersey’s largest school district, where officials shut off sinks and drinking fountains at 30 facilities last month.  According to the Associated Press, Newark schools released data last Thursday night […]

    • Flu Shot Lawsuit Against Total Wellness

      Flu Shot Lawsuit Against Total Wellness

      By Kathleen O’Brien | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com  Email the author | Follow on Twitter on April 05, 2016 at 1:20 PM, updated April 05, 2016 at 2:08 PM A man who received one of the 67 flu vaccinations […]

    • FDA ANNOUNCES TOUGHER WARNING LABELS ON NARCOTIC PAINKILLERS

      FDA ANNOUNCES TOUGHER WARNING LABELS ON NARCOTIC PAINKILLERS

      The Food and Drug Administration announced on Tuesday that it was requiring new “boxed warnings” for immediate-release (IR) opioid pain medications such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin.  Hoping to curb a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse, the FDA is […]

    • FDA ISSUES WARNING FOR BIRTH CONTROL IMPLANT ESSURE

      FDA ISSUES WARNING FOR BIRTH CONTROL IMPLANT ESSURE

      Bayer AG’s Essure birth control implant should carry the strongest safety warning label, U.S. regulators said on Monday, following thousands of complaints about the device.  Essure is a permanent (irreversible) form of birth control, meaning a woman who gets this […]