A recent investigation by STAT News found hundreds of people died while taking the arthritis drug Actemra. Evidence points to an increased risk of heart attacks, strokes, heart failure, and other conditions in those taking Actemra. Despite the reports, Actemra’s manufacturer nor the U.S. Food and Administration has added those risks to the warning label. […]

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A law firm based in Alabama has filed the first lawsuit involving the DePuy Synthes Attune Knee System over claims that the knee replacement system experiences premature failure, resulting in the need for revision surgery. The lawsuit, filed on Sept. 13 in the Circuit Court of Tuscaloosa County by Cunningham Bounds LLC, alleges that Johnson […]

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Tasigna is a drug used to treat chronic myeloid leukemia by blocking proteins that make cancer cells grow. However, growing evidence points to a connection between the use of Tasigna and atherosclerosis, a dangerous disease in which plaque builds up inside arteries. If you or a loved one were given Tasigna to treat chronic myeloid […]

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There are a number of steps you can take to determine if you are affected. They include: Visiting the Equifax website www.equifaxsecurity2017.com. Visiting the website of credit report companies including Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion. One site you can access for all credit reports is annualcreditreport.com. Check for any account activity that could be associated with […]

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If you use credit to purchase things or if one of the major credit report organizations has a report on you, then there is a good chance that the Equifax breach impacts you. It is recommended that you take immediate steps to find out and, if you were affected, take additional steps to protect your […]

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Starting sometime in mid-May and continuing into late July of 2017, Equifax, a consumer credit agency housing the data of more than 820 million consumers and over 91 million businesses worldwide, was under attack. On July 29 the Equifax in-house security team discovered and blocked the assault, and then took the website offline the following […]

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An estimated one in 75 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in their lifetime. All women are at risk, but a set of factors can increase a woman’s chance of developing the cancer, including increasing age and genetic predisposition. However, some women claim that the use of talc-based products like Johnson & Johnson’s Baby […]

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Include Your Pets in a Family Emergency Plan Hurricanes, tropical storms, tornadoes, and flooding pose the greatest threat to life and property. For many families, planning for a natural disaster involves putting together an emergency kit, such as flashlights, food, and water. For pet owners, including their pets in a family emergency plan can help […]

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Despite being the most lucrative sports league in the United States, the NFL remains bogged down by the constant news pieces about former football greats like star wide receiver Dwight Clark being diagnosed with brain diseases or current players like New England quarterback Tom Brady potentially suffering unreported concussions. That’s why the NFL is exploring […]

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