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AHI CONTAMINATION – HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK IN HAWAII

Raw Ahi contaminated with Hepatitis A was sold by these establishments on O’ahu between April 27th and May 1st: Times Supermarket Shima’s Supermarket GP Hawaiian Food Catering The Crab Shack…

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United States v. Barry Cadden – Jury Returns Mixed Verdict in Trial of NECC Co-Founder

The jury returned its verdict this morning, finding Barry Cadden, co-founder of the now-defunct New England Compounding Center (NECC), guilty on some counts and not guilty on others.  The defendant…

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Hernia Mesh (PHYSIOMESH)

PHYSIOMESH (recalled May 26, 2016) ATHR is reviewing and accepting cases for patients with ETHICON PHYSIOMESH™ hernia mesh who have required surgical replacement because of pain or hernia recurrence.  …

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Genki Sushi

Hepatitis A Outbreak On August 15, 2016, the Hawaiʻi Department of Public Health (HDOH) ordered all Oahu and Kauai Genki Sushi Restaurants to close after discovering a link to a…

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FDA Begins Investigation of WEN Products and Hair Loss

The FDA has just released a statement that signals a turn in the tide against the makers of WEN. On July 19, 2016, The FDA released a statement that it…

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Johnson & Johnson To Pay $72 Million For Ovarian Cancer Death Linked To Talcum Powder Use

A Missouri state court has ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $72 million to the family of Jacqueline Fox, whose death from ovarian cancer was linked to Johnson & Johnson’s…

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WARNING: SOME E-CIGARETTE FLAVORS CONTAIN DANGEROUS FLAVORING CHEMICAL RESPONSIBLE FOR SEVERE LUNG DISEASE

WARNING: SOME E-CIGARETTE FLAVORS CONTAIN DANGEROUS FLAVORING CHEMICAL RESPONSIBLE FOR SEVERE LUNG DISEASE Big tobacco has convinced users of electronic cigarettes (e-cigs) that they are safer than tobacco cigarettes, in…

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URGENT RECALL: BRAVELLE® FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE RECALLED FOR LACK OF EFFICACY

URGENT RECALL: BRAVELLE® FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE RECALLED FOR LACK OF EFFICACY In October of 2015, Ferring Pharmaceuticals quietly initiated a voluntary, class 2 recall of Bravelle® (75 IU dose, injection-method, NDC…

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Laparoscopic Power Morcellation Cancer Risk

  Laparoscopic power morcellation can spread undetected cancer with disastrous results. Laparoscopic power morcellators are used during surgery to remove uterine fibroids or to preform a hysterectomy. Uterine fibroids are usually non-cancerous (benign)…

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USPLABS AND CORPORATE OFFICERS INDICTED!

Yesterday the Department of Justice, in conjunction with several other federal agencies, unsealed a grand jury indictment returned against USPLabs and several of its officers, including CEO Jacob Geissler, President…

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