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What Is Hernia Mesh and Why Are Some Models Dangerous?

by Staff Blogger | September 28th, 2021

Despite its name, hernia mesh has more applications than hernia repair. It’s also used in various surgeries, in chest wall reconstructions, and in wound treatment procedures. Unfortunately, some models of hernia mesh aren’t safe and are linked to serious side effects, complications, and injuries. People who receive dangerous hernia mesh products can suffer from: Abdominal

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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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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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