Talcum Powder and Cancer Risk

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What is Talcum Powder? Talcum powder[1] is made from talc, a mineral made up mainly of the elements magnesium, silicon, and oxygen. As a powder, it absorbs moisture well and helps cut down on friction, making it useful for keeping skin dry and helping to prevent rashes. Although talcum powder is widely used in many…

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What is Benicar?

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Benicar is a blood pressure medication that blocks certain receptors, known as angiotensin receptors. Angiotensin II is a hormone that causes the blood vessels to constrict. By inhibiting the action of this hormone as well as reducing the secretion and production of other hormones involved in regulating blood pressure, blood vessels become dilated.  In 2012,…

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$3.35 Million Dollar Settlement for Vaginal Mesh Lawsuit

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A recent lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, a vaginal mesh manufacturer, resulted in a $3.5 million settlement for the victim. The trial took place in February 2013 and is one of the many different lawsuits going forth after recent studies have confirmed the safety concerns associated with vaginal mesh products.

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Failure to Test Product Leads to Vaginal Mesh Lawsuits

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New reports have indicated that the main problems associated with vaginal mesh products stem from incorrect testing and trials by manufacturers. Vaginal mesh products have only been on the market for a short period of time but hundreds of thousands of women have used the product. In 2010 there was an estimated 300,000 women that…

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Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuit – Minnesota Vaginal Mesh Attorneys

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Transvaginal Mesh is used by doctors to treat vaginal walls that have been severely damaged due to stress urinary incontinence (SUI) or pelvic organ prolapse (POP). However, over time there has been an increased rate of complications after surgery in those women that have received Transvaginal Mesh. As a result of these complications, women have…

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