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Black Box Warning Emphasizes Dangers of Essure® Side Effects

When the United States Food and Drug Administration issued its decision to require a black box warning on the Essure® birth control, it opened the doors to criticism against the manufacturer. It also ...
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FDA Encourages Reports of IVC Filter Errors

As more IVC filter lawsuits come to light, we are starting to see even more adverse effects. These are potential problems that may arise after the filter has been implanted in the patient. This device ...
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Congressman Questions FDA About Essure®

On February 16, Pennsylvania Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick wrote to the Food and Drug Administration with further concerns about the manufacturing of Essure® and the risks it poses to women. The letter ...
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The Market of Dietary Supplement Products Big Business, Little Oversight

By Greg Brown 2015 was another hugely successful year for the dietary supplement business. Dietary supplements have become big business for many companies in this industry. For 2015, sales of dietary ...
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U.S. Congressman Presents Bill to Remove Essure® From the Market

On November 4, 2015, 13 years after Essure® was approved, a U.S. Congressman introduced new legislation that seeks to remove the birth control device from the market. Pennsylvania Congressman Mike ...
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FDA Discourages Use of Laparoscopic Power Morcellation When Removing the Uterus or Uterine Fibroids

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, the use of laparoscopic power morcellation poses a risk of causing the spread of uterine sarcomas if used during uterus removal (hysterectomy) or ...
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