Ibuprophen, Advil, Aleve New Warnings

FDA Requires Stronger Warning Labels for Advil, Motrin, and Aleve

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can increase the risk of heart attack or stroke as early as just the first week of use. NSAIDs include ibuprofen, sold under brand names like Advil or Motrin; naproxen (Aleve), as well as prescription arthritis drugs known as COX-2 inhibitors, such […]

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Common Misconceptions about Medical Malpractice

To file a medical malpractice suit for damages and be compensated, your claim must meet some specific legal criteria, namely negligence, damages, and causation. Some common misconceptions about medical malpractice that patients tend to have are listed below. If you mistakenly assume you have a claim when you don’t, you can waste precious time and […]

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Medical Checklist

Why a Pre-Surgery Checklist Is So Important

Surgeries, even minor ones, can be disastrous when a mistake is made. To help prevent against mistakes, a pre-surgery checklist is key. The following reviews what a pre-surgery checklist is, how it can help to prevent against medical malpractice, and what to do if malpractice does occur. What is a pre-surgery checklist?  A pre-surgery checklist […]

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Truck Driver Tailgating

What to Do about Truck Driver Tailgating

Everyone inherently knows to drive safely around big trucks. But even if you’re a smart driver, it doesn’t mean that a truck driver is; if the driver of a large truck is tailgating you, here’s what to do about truck driver tailgating so you can avoid truck accidents. Resist the Urge to Brake Check Brake […]

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Infections Following Hip/Knee Surgeries Demand Investigation

SAYVILLE – Patients who have suffered severe infections after undergoing a hip or knee replacement surgery may be eligible for injury compensation. The attorneys at the national law offices of Gacovino Lake urge individuals to seek legal counsel from an experienced defective-product lawyer. Patients undergoing a hip or knee replacement are put under anesthesia and […]

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Study Shows Mirena IUD Significantly Increases Risk of Psuedotumor Cerebri

In an abstract released for the 2015 annual meeting for the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), there was a finding that exposure to a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) was significantly associated with the development of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH). Mirena is a small, t-shaped intrauterine device which works by releasing a synthetic […]

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Luxury Car Door

Land Rover Recall: 65,000 Vehicles for Door Defect

As a consumer and driver, there are few things more important than having a product—namely, a vehicle—designed for your protection. But when you get a defective car or part, you and everyone else on the road is at risk. The year 2014 saw a massive number of auto recalls, roughly 64 million. In another vehicle […]

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