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Hundreds of Deaths, Thousands of Injuries Linked to Defective Surgical Staplers and Staples

by Staff Blogger | September 14th, 2021

Over the years, countless patients have had wounds closed and organs reconnected by surgeons who were using surgical staplers. But between Jan. 1, 2011 and March 31, 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) found that out of 41,000 reports of surgical stapler usage, 366 patients died, more than 9,000 were injured, and 32,000

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Compensation Is Still Available for Servicemembers Affected by Defective Earplugs

by Staff Blogger | September 7th, 2021

During the past few years, hundreds of veterans have sued 3M after they suffered hearing loss due to defective earplugs that were issued to them during training exercises and live combat. The earplugs, known as 3M Combat Arms, are dual-sided, with one side blocking virtually all noise and the other side allowing wearers to still

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The Paragard IUD Puts Countless Women at Risk of Serious Injuries

by Staff Blogger | August 31st, 2021

Although more invasive than other types of birth control, intrauterine devices have a major advantage: their effectiveness. Once implanted, they’re 99% effective at preventing pregnancy for several years. However, not all women are able to use IUDs, and some women who suffered serious health problems are using a specific IUD called Paragard. Women who had

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CPAP Machine Foam Linked to Cancer Risk

by Staff Blogger | August 24th, 2021

Millions of Americans suffer from sleep apnea, a condition that causes them to struggle to breathe or even stop breathing altogether while asleep. In addition to severe sleep disturbances and deprivation, this condition also results in serious health problems. One of the most effective treatments is using a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine, but

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