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Xarelto is Dangerous. How Did it Get So Popular?

Warfarin (a form of rat poison still sold as Coumadin) has been the standard anticoagulant for going on six decades. It is far from a perfect treatment: determining the correct dosage can be difficult, and patients must go on a restricted diet and undergo constant monitoring because of numerous interactions (frequently an issue with elderly patients on numerous prescriptions).

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Johnson & Johnson Presents “4 Important Facts About the Safety of Talc” – But Are They Really Factual?

As the number of lawsuits over talc-containing Baby Powder continues to grow, manufacturer Johnson & Johnson – once “The Most Trusted Brand in America” – has been fighting back in order to convince the public of the safety of their product. To that end, the J&J corporate website now has a page on “4 Important Facts About the Safety of Talc.” But is the information accurate? What are the facts?

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Nexium and Prilosec: Osteoporosis, Heart Attacks, Malnutrition – and Now, Stomach Infections

A recent study published last month in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology has provided further evidence of what health science experts have long suspected: frequent use of proton pump inhibitors such as Nexium and Prilosec can increase the risk of stomach infections, particularly those caused by bacteria such as clostridium difficile and campylobacter. Symptoms of both of these bacteria can result in abdominal pain and diarrhea.

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What Was The Purpose Behind Indiana Vaping Law? The FBI Wants To Know

Earlier this week, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals struck down part of an Indiana law regulating the manufacture and sale of electronic cigarettes and vaping liquids. The law was considered controversial, because it applied to manufacturers operating outside of Indiana, which the court ruled was “unconstitutional.” Furthermore, the Federal Bureau of Investigation is now looking into how the law was written and passed – and whether or not it illegally favored in-state manufacturers by shutting out-of-state companies out of the Indiana market.

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Attorneys Fred Levin & Troy Rafferty Honored for Supporting Community

The Levin Papantonio Law Firm is proud to congratulate personal injury attorneys Fred Levin and Troy Rafferty for the honors they received from local leaders during the recent “Living the Dream” celebration.

Mr. Levin was presented the “H.K. Matthews Legacy Award,” by the civil rights leader himself, and Mr. Rafferty received the “Living the Dream Award,” during the event held January 14, at New World Landing, in Downtown Pensacola.

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