Medtronic Issues a Recall

Medtronic has issued a Class 1 recall of the SynchroMed II Implantable Drug Infusion Pump. Due to the Potential Presence of Foreign Particles Inside the Pump Motor Assembly Which May Lead to a Pump Motor Stall. If you or a loved one experience serious injury, such as drug withdrawal, the return of symptoms of underlying…

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Roundup® Lawsuits due to Link with Cancer?

Roundup lawsuits against Monsanto are at the legal forefront. Monsanto’s Roundup contains a chemical known as glyphosate, which the World Health Organization has classified as probably carcinogenic to humans. Scientific researchers have linked Roundup Weed Killer to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma related cancers. Recently, a jury awarded Roundup cancer victims excess of $2.35 billion dollars and a…

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Zantac® Recalled – Cancer Causing NDMA

The FDA has recalled Zantac (ranitidine), the popular over the counter medication on September 13, 2019 due to the discovery of cancer causing contaminant NDMA.  Zantac is a medication used to provide heartburn relief, and has been on the market since 1983 serving millions. When ranitidine, the main ingredient in Zantac, comes in contact with…

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E-Cigarette (Vaping) Crisis

The Center for Disease Control has confirmed 33 deaths among 1,479 lung injuries associated with the use of e-cigarettes. The CDC has concluded that products containing THC, the psychoactive component of marijuana, are a main culprit and should be avoided. THC-containing products bought off the street or obtained from friends, family and illegal dealers are…

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StaXx® Expandable Device

  There are many complications following spine fusion surgeries that involved the StaXx® Expandable Device (“StaXx®”). The StaXx® is placed in between the vertebrae and then expanded by squeezing a surgical gun. The disc is removed and the StaXx® is placed in the space previously occupied by the disc. The StaXx® is sold by Spine…

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