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Vaccines and Autism: Italy Raises Concern

There’s a rising concern about the potential association between vaccination and autism. Although this correlation has never been confirmed by sufficient clinical evidence, it is a fact that vaccines are neither completely safe nor completely …


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Daraprim now worth more than your life

In one of the most unethical moves of the last few years, the pharmaceutical company Turing is ending the race on cancer and AIDS by killing the very patients who used this medication. The drug …



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Invokana’s New FDA Warning

The first FDA warning on Invokana focused on the risk of ketoacidosis, a condition in which high blood acid levels can result in certain serious health circumstances, as stated by the FDA. FDA’s warning issued yesterday …



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All Natural Blood Thinners Save Lives

For those who are in danger for stroke or have high blood pressure, your physician may prescribe blood thinners. Xarelto, Plavix and coumadin have become household names, as are the conditions they fight — pulmonary …


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The Outbreak Hip Continues

The outbreak of early metal on metal hip implant breakdown continues at an alarming speed. ASR Metallosis Harm AttorneyTotal Amount of DePuy ASR Resolutions Surpasses Cases 9,400 This new agreement expands the deal to contain …



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Federal regulators playing fast and loose

Many newspapers complained about federal regulators since the largest agencies as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seemingly worked carelessly in the last few years. Since the health of millions of U.S. citizen is at stake, …