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Common Side Effects of Zofran

The anti-nausea medication Zofran, widely prescribed for pregnant women with morning sickness and nausea, has been making headlines recently as a result of clinical studies linking the medication with birth defects. While earlier studies were inconclusive, more recent data has linked the drug with a significant increase in the risk of birth defects, leading to Read More Common Side Effects of Zofran

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What You Should Know About Xarelto

Xarelto is a prescription blood thinner used to help prevent blood clots in the deep veins, such as the lungs and legs. It works by blocking the enzyme required for blood to coagulate. Xarelto is an FDA approved drug for use in patients who have a risk of stroke, to reduce the risk of blood Read More What You Should Know About Xarelto

Common Forms of Medical Malpractice to Watch out For

Medical mistakes account for about 400,000 deaths every year. Thousands more are injured in ways that may change their lives forever. When the wrong leg is amputated, or a healthy kidney removed instead of the diseased one, it makes the national news. People sigh and assume it is an unusual occurrence. Unfortunately, there are certain Read More Common Forms of Medical Malpractice to Watch out For

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Stryker Settlement

NEWS ALERT: Billion Dollar Stryker Settlement Approved. Limited Time To Act Stryker, a manufacturer of hip replacement systems, has just announced a $1.43 billion settlement of the thousands of MDL claims against it regarding its Rejuvenate and ABG II metal-on-metal implants. The lawsuits stem from corrosion and other problems related to these two hip systems. Read More Stryker Settlement

The Danger Of Metal On Metal Hip Implants

Metal on Metal Hip Implants. What To Be On The Lookout For. You have likely seen commercials on the TV for metal on metal hip cases.  This is due to the fact that replacements have been linked with serious side effects, including a significantly higher rate of failure compared to other hip implants.  The most Read More The Danger Of Metal On Metal Hip Implants

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Contraceptive Attorneys Fight Against Bad Birth Control Pills

There are a wide variety of different forms of contraception available on the market today. One of the most commonly used methods of contraception is the birth control pill. North Carolina medical malpractice attorneys are aware that because there are so many different birth control pills on the market, it is only inevitable that some of these Read More Contraceptive Attorneys Fight Against Bad Birth Control Pills

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Hazards of Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements

Hip replacements are a procedure in modern medicine that can help repair a pivotal part of the body, the hip joint. Although revolutionary, the process is not without its flaws and dangers. Medical negligence laws mandate that you are properly informed of the dangers involved with surgical procedures like hip replacements before they are implemented. Read More Hazards of Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements

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Complications from Mirena IUD Birth Control

Complications from Mirena IUD’s; More Than Just Birth Control There are many different forms of birth control out there on the market today, and many are promoted as safe and effective contraceptive methods, including the Intrauterine Device (IUD). An IUD is a small plastic device shaped like a T that is either enclosed in copper or lined Read More Complications from Mirena IUD Birth Control

Actos and Bladder Cancer

What is ACTOS?    ACTOS is a is an oral prescription drug that contains Pioglitazone Hydrochloride & is prescribed to help lower blood glucose in people with diabetes. This medication is manufactured by Takeda pharmaceuticals and was approved by the FDA in July of 1999. There has been a link between ACTOS and bladder cancer in Read More Actos and Bladder Cancer