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Meningitis Alert! Contaminated Steroid Injections Cause Nationwide Meningitis Outbreak!

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Drug Alert! Contaminated Steroid Injections Cause Nationwide Meningitis Outbreak! On September 25, 2012, steroid injections were recalled by its Massachusetts manufacturer, New England Compounding Center, due to a contamination causing fungal meningitis. The sickness and death tolls from the contaminated steroid injections continue to rise with 121 infected people and 12 reported deaths reported in ten states according to state health...

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FDA Safety Report Confirms That Certain Birth Control Methods Cause Significant Increase in Risk of Blood Clot, Stroke & Death

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The FDA has recently released a safety report stating that combined hormonal contraception cause a significant increase chance of blood clot, pulmonary embolism, deep vein thrombosis, stroke, heart attack and even death. If you or someone you know has used the birth control Yaz, Yasmin or NuvaRing, contact Peterson & Associates, P.C. for a free legal consultation.

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Breaking News from FDA about Yaz & Yasmin

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On December 8, 2011, the FDA convened to review the conflicting data of numerous studies evaluating the risk of venous thromboembolic events (VTEs) associated with Yasmin, Yaz, and other combined oral contraceptives (COCs) that contain drospirenone (DRSP) as the progestin component. The FDA’s expert panel voted 21 to 5 that the current US labels for Bayer’s DRSP containing COCs are...

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Yasmin Lawsuit Information

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Breaking News from FDA about Yaz & Yasmin! On December 8, 2011, the FDA convened to review the conflicting data of numerous studies evaluating the risk of venous thromboembolic events (VTEs) associated with Yasmin, Yaz, and other combined oral contraceptives (COCs) that contain drospirenone (DRSP) as the progestin component. The FDA’s expert panel voted 21 to 5 that the current...

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Medtronic Infuse®-Off-Use Side Effects

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Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit Information In 2002, the FDA granted Medtronic approval for its Infuse Bone Graft, a man made bone growth product for limited use in the lumbar spine region. Despite this limited scope of approval, Medtronic, Inc., allegedly, promoted off-label uses of the Infuse bone graft including surgeries in the cervical spine, the thoracic spine, and also lateral and...

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Breaking News: Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Off-Label Promotion

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Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuit Information In 2002, the FDA granted Medtronic approval for its Infuse Bone Graft, a man made bone growth product for limited use in the lumbar spine region. Despite this limited scope of approval, Medtronic, Inc., allegedly, promoted off-label uses of the Infuse bone graft including surgeries in the cervical spine, the thoracic spine, and also lateral and...

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FDA says Yaz Appears to Increase Blood Clot Risk

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FDA says Yaz Appears to Increase Blood Clot Risk A new study released by the Food and Drug Administration reviewed the medical history of more than 800,000 U.S. women taking different forms of birth control between 2001 and 2007. Woman taking Yaz had a 75 percent greater chance of experiencing a blood clot than women taking older birth control drugs,...

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The Side Effects of Actos

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Actos (generic pioglitazone hydrochloride) is a prescription drug used for treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Recent studies have revealed that Actos patients may face an increased risk of bladder cancer from the extended use of Actos. Actos Side Effects & Symptoms of Bladder Cancer Frequent Urination Blood in Urine Pain during Urination Feeling of Need to Urinate If you or...

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Kansas Death from Listeria Outbreak in Cantaloupe

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Federal health officials have raised the death toll to 18 in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday it has confirmed 100 illnesses in 20 states, including the 18 deaths. The agency said it has confirmed two additional deaths in Colorado and one in Kansas since last week. The death toll is almost certain...

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Actos Bladder Cancer Side Effects

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Actos® (generic pioglitazone hydrochloride) is prescription drug used for treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Recent studies have revealed that Actos patients may face an increased risk of bladder cancer from the extended use of Actos. If you or a loved one has taken Actos® and have symptoms of or have been diagnosed with Bladder Cancer, Contact Peterson & Associates, P.C....

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Prescription Drugs That May Cause Birth Defects

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Topamax® Depakote® Zoloft® Paxil® Celexa® Lexapro® Other Selective Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors Contact Peterson & Associates, P.C. for a FREE Birth Defect Legal Consultation. Antidepressants & Birth Defects A study done at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in September 2007, researchers found that out of 500,000 pregnant woman, fifty percent were unaware that the drugs they were taking put their baby...

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Actos Lawsuit Information

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Actos® (generic pioglitazone hydrochloride) is prescription drug used for treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Recent studies have revealed that Actos patients may face an increased risk of bladder cancer from the extended use of Actos. If you or a loved one has taken Actos® and have symptoms of or have been diagnosed with Bladder Cancer, Contact Peterson & Associates, P.C. for a...

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Do You Have A DePuy ASRTM Hip Replacement?

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If you are uncertain if you have either of the recalled DePuy Hip Systems, contact your orthopedic surgeon. Your primary care physician or the hospital where the surgery took place should be able to provide you with the name of your surgeon if you can’t recall who performed the original surgery. Get answers to your DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuit questions...

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