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  • Paraquat May Kill More Than Weeds
    Paraquat May Kill More Than Weeds

    Paraquat is a commonly used weed killer in the U.S. Despite its high toxicity and ban in more than 30 countries, Paraquat remains a pesticide of choice in this country. Exposure can have life-long, ...

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  • Mallinckrodt Becomes Third Pharmaceutical Company to File Bankruptcy Over the Opioid Crisis
    Mallinckrodt Becomes Third Pharmaceutical Company to File Bankruptcy Over the Opioid Crisis

    As Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals was preparing for two trials over its role in the nation’s opioid crisis , the drug company filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Now, judges are unlikely to ...

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  • Zantac Lawsuit Update
    Zantac Lawsuit Update

    The popular antacid drug called Zantac has become the subject of hundreds of lawsuits in the past year by people claiming that the drug included objectionable levels of a substance that is a ...

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  • The FDA Asks Manufacturers to Withdraw Zantac From the Market Immediately
    The FDA Asks Manufacturers to Withdraw Zantac From the Market Immediately

    After a months-long investigation, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has formally asked manufacturers to take ranitidine products (Zantac) off the market . Testing began in October of 2019, ...

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  • What Is the Link Between Zantac and Cancer?
    What Is the Link Between Zantac and Cancer?

    Zantac was first linked to cancer on September 9, 2019, when the online pharmacy, Valisure identified high levels of N-Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA) in the popular heartburn medication. NDMA is a ...

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  • Passed Out & Passed Down:  How the Opioid Crisis is Harming the Next Generation
    Passed Out & Passed Down: How the Opioid Crisis is Harming the Next Generation

    Part II. Holding Big Pharma Accountable for Damage Inflicted on Society’s Most Vulnerable Tens of thousands of infants born in the U.S. each year are born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). NAS ...

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