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    • Choking Hazard Prompts Recall Children's Fork and Spoon Sets

      Choking Hazard Prompts Recall Children's Fork and Spoon Sets

      Peachtree Playthings, in cooperation with the CPSC, issued a voluntary recall of Fork and Spoon Sets because the middle prongs on the fork can detach, posing a choking risk.

      To date, the…

    • SJS, TENS and EM

      SJS, TENS and EM

      As with all illnesses, skin diseases can often be hard to diagnose. This article will help distinguish between three often confused disorders: Erythyma Multiforme (EM), Stevens Johnson Syndrome…

    • Yaz, Yasmin and significant health risks

      Yaz, Yasmin and significant health risks

      If you ever watch TV, then you’ve probably seen at least one commercial for Yaz, a birth control pill that boasts the unique side effect of alleviating the symptoms of Premenstrual Dysphoric…

    • Why Should I Be in a Hurry to File my Workers' Comp Claim?

      Why Should I Be in a Hurry to File my Workers' Comp Claim?

      Filing early is the best way to not only protect your worker’s compensation claim. It is also the best way to get your claim accepted. Insurance companies are wary of almost every claim….

    • FDA Starts Safety Review Of Weight Loss Drug Meridia

      FDA Starts Safety Review Of Weight Loss Drug Meridia

      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has begun an expedited safety review of sibutramine based on a recent study showing that some patients have a higher rate of heart attacks, strokes and other…

    • Jury tags Pfizer another $28M In Punitive Damages For  Prempro

      Jury tags Pfizer another $28M In Punitive Damages For Prempro

      Three days after awarding $6.3 million in compensation, a Pennsylvania jury determined Pfizer Inc. will have to pay $28 million in punitive damages to a 66-year-old Donna Kendall claiming that the…

    • Pfizer Popped With $6.3M Prempro Verdict

      Pfizer Popped With $6.3M Prempro Verdict

      A Pennsylvania jury has ruled that two Pfizer Inc. units areliable for at least $6.3 million in compensatory damages to an Illinois woman who developed breast cancer after she began taking the…

    • The Great Insurance Lie?

      The Great Insurance Lie?

      Have a worker’s compensation case? Let me guess, the adjuster has told you there is no reason to hire a lawyer because worker’s comp benefits are limited and you’ll only end up…

    • 2 NC judges nominated to fill vacancies on the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.

      2 NC judges nominated to fill vacancies on the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals.

      President Obama has nominated two North Carolina judges to fill vacancies on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Wednesday, Obama nominated Judges Albert Diaz and James Wynn to fill…

    • FDA Issues Warning Over Diabetes Drug Byetta

      FDA Issues Warning Over Diabetes Drug Byetta

      The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning about possible kidney problems associated with the use of Byetta, a diabetes drug marketed by Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Eli Lilly…