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Archive by Year: 2016 - Page 4
When you get behind the wheel, there are a million things that may influence your experience on the road. Exhaustion and distraction are two major issues for motorists. But another problem is the possibility of aggressive driving.
Large drug manufacturers including Pfizer, Eli Lilly, GlaxoSmithKline, Abbott Laboratories, and many others are defending claims made by thousands of men in the U.S. over serious injuries linked to many popular testosterone replacement therapy products.
Five plaintiffs who suffered severe injuries from their DePuy Pinnacle metal hip replacement devices won a huge jury trial last month in Texas federal court against DePuy Orthopedics (a division of Johnson & Johnson). This was the second case to go to trial in the U.S. involving the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant device system.
Elderly adults are vulnerable and those who reside in nursing homes and assisted living facilities are especially at risk of abuse and neglect. According to the National Center on Elder Abuse, Bureau of Justice Statistics, more than two million elderly adults are abused in America each year.
Inferior vena cava (IVC) filters are implanted in patients who have a history of or are at risk of developing blood clots. Certain IVC filters have been linked to serious complications in some patients.