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Johnson & Johnson faces $417m payoutin latest talc case

Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay$417m (£323.4m) to a woman who says she developed ovarian cancer after using products such as baby powder. 487 more words


Asthma, on rise in older adults, tends to be ignored

In early June, Donna Bilgore Robins stood on a patio in Beaver Creek, Colo., under a crystal-clear blue sky and tried to catch her breath. 1,096 more words


Is coconut oil healthy?

(CNN)According to a recent survey, 72% of Americans think coconut oil is a healthy food.

But despite popular health claims about coconut oil, a report from the American Heart Association recently advised against its use, stating that it increases LDL cholesterol (a cause of cardiovascular disease) and has no known offsetting effects. 945 more words


Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Information

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Information

Carbon monoxide, or “CO”, is an odorless, colorless gas that can kill without warning. It claims the lives of hundreds of people every year and makes thousands more ill. 762 more words

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Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $417 million in talcum powder case

(CNN)On Monday, a jury awarded a California woman $417 million because she developed ovarian cancer and had used Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder for decades. The award includes $70 million in compensatory damages and $347 million in punitive damages. 418 more words


Researchers find weight loss not necessary for joint surgery

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — For Blake Kadra, arthritis had caused him to stop playing sports, rendered walking and yard work painful, and made him a candidate for total knee replacement surgery. 784 more words


Brucellosis, an Infection with Brucella Bacteria

Brucella Bacteria 3D Illustration

Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by bacteria. It is called a zoonotic disease, a disease that can be transmitted from animals to humans. 627 more words

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