FDA Alert: Invokana foot amputations

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Clinical trial shows increased risk of foot and leg amputations while taking Invokana The Food and Drug Administration recently released a Drug Safety Communication alerting patients about an interim clinical trial that shows patients taking Invokana were twice as likely to undergo a foot or leg amputation while taking Invokana, compared to a placebo. This… Read more »

$127 million in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder lawsuit awards in 2016

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Drug maker J&J faces over one thousand more ovarian cancer talc lawsuits A pair of plaintiffs alleging Johnson & Johnson’s talc based powder products were each awarded massive settlements after juries agreed the pharmaceutical giant’s negligence was likely to blame for their contraction of ovarian cancer. The total award between the two cases amounts to… Read more »

Feds recall 40 million more defective Takata airbags

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Total balloons to almost 70 million The largest auto recall in the nation’s history just became even more massive. This week, federal regulators added an astounding 40 million additional vehicles to an already gigantic list requiring repair or replacement of defective Takata airbags. The airbags, produced by Japanese-based auto parts maker Takata, are linked to… Read more »