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Gregory Spizer

Do You Need a Xarelto Lawyer?

Xarelto was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in July 2011 to reduce the risk of pulmonary embolism and deep vein thrombosis (DVT) in hip and knee replacement patients. The drug was later approved to reduce stroke and […]

David Carney

Rotavirus Vaccine Adverse Reactions

Rotavirus is a contagious virus that can cause gastroenteritis, diarrhea, vomiting, fever and abdominal pain. These symptoms can lead to severe dehydration and death. Infants and young children are the most susceptible to rotavirus. The rotavirus vaccine saves lives, but […]

Adrianne Webb

Growing Concern about Power Morcellation Surgeries Spreading Cancer in Women

Senator Bob Casey, Jr., D-Pa. is the third United States Senator to publicly voice his concern regarding power morcellation surgeries in women to the Food and Drug Administration Commissioner.  See a copy of Senator Casey’s letter here: SenatorCaseyMorcellatorLtr10.06.14 In a safety […]

Joshua Cohan

Strict Limitations May Be Coming for Low Testosterone Treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may be one step closer to making a determination about the risks of suffering a heart attack and stroke as a result of using testosterone replacement therapy drugs. The agency announced it would […]

David Carney

Can Fluzone High Dose Decrease Flu Vaccine Side Effects?

Flu season is just around the corner.  It can start as early as October, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This year, there is some good news for seniors to whom this time of the year […]

David Carney

MMR Vaccine Side Effects

The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that children receive two doses of the MMR vaccine.   ACIP recommends the first dose of the vaccine be given to children between 12-15 […]

Thomas Anapol

Doctors Debate Whether Benefits of Morcellation Outweigh the Risks

Doctors began using laparoscopic power morcellators in 1993 for hysterectomies and uterine fibroid removal procedures called myomectomies. Many gynecologists viewed morcellators – which can chop uterine tissue into tiny fragments for removal – as a welcomed innovation. The device was […]

Adrianne Webb

Cancer Caused by a Morcellation Hysterectomy

Amy Reed, a 40-year-old anesthesiologist from Boston, was the first woman to report “upstaged cancer” caused by a morcellation hysterectomy to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration(FDA) in October 2013.  Since then, a number of women have filed reports with […]

Thomas Anapol

Did Johnson and Johnson Ignore Warnings about Morcellator Cancer Risks?

Johnson and Johnson (J&J) announced in July 2014 that it would issue a worldwide withdraw of its Ethicon morcellator devices due to the potential risk of spreading undiagnosed cancer. J&J made the decision after a report published in the Journal […]

Jackie Fedeli

Study about Morcellator Cancer Risks Prompts Recall

A recent study about morcellation published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has reinforced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) April 2014 warning about a potentially deadly risk associated with morcellator devices used during hysterectomies and […]