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Hospital Associated Infections Still Remain a Serious Problem

Hospital associated infections (HAI) have become increasingly common over the last several years. So much, in fact, that 1 in… Read More

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Unethical Mirena Clinical Trial Has One Woman Filing Lawsuit Against Washington University

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri is currently facing a lawsuit after conducting “unethical” clinical trials to… Read More

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Georgia Man Raises Claims against Makers of “Low T” treatment, AndroGel

On March 12, a Georgia man, Kimberly Dula (49), filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern… Read More

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Attempt to Raise Medical Malpractice Damages Making Progress in California

An initiative to adjust medical malpractice damages for inflation is showing promise. A petition widely circulated through California quickly gained… Read More

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Drug Companies Forced to Supply Physician Gifting Info

As a part of new regulations involved in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or ObamaCare, prescription drug and… Read More

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Medical Industry Promotes IUD Use in Teens

According to a recent study, both Skyla and Mirena hormonal intrauterine devices (IUD) are safe for use by teenagers. However,… Read More

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Drug Companies Continue Marketing Despite Lawsuits

In 2011, Boehringer Ingelheim spent approximately $464 million for marketing a drug called Pradaxa. By 2012, the company experienced more… Read More