Case News
Jan 17

FDA Says Limbrel has life-threatening side effects

by Madelyn Dunlap

What is Limbrel? Limbrel (generically known as flavocoxid) is a prescription dietary supplement. It is promoted for treatment of  moderate to severe symptoms of osteoarthritis. Limbrel is marketed by Primus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. FDA recommends patients to stop using Limbrel immediately On December 18, 2017, the US Food and Drug Administration… read more

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Jan 15

Rheumatoid arthritis medication, Actemra, may be associated with life-threatening side effects and caused hundreds of deaths

by Madelyn Dunlap

A new investigation published in STAT has called Actemra’s safety into question after it is allegedly associated with life-threatening side effects and may have caused hundreds of deaths. What is Actemra? Actemra (known generically as tocilizumab) is a rheumatoid arthritis (RA) medication. It is believed to work by directly blocking… read more

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Jan 11

Reports of 2011-2017 Ford Explorers causing carbon monoxide poisoning

by Madelyn Dunlap

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating at least 1.3 million 2011-2017 Explorers based on reports of exhaust, which contains carbon monoxide, seeping into the passenger cabin. Nearly 1,300 people have filed complaints with the regulator. Ford acknowledged getting more than 2,000 reports as of August last year. In… read more

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Jan 03

E.P.A. Wanted Years to Study Lead Paint Rule. It Got 90 Days.

by Madelyn Dunlap

Originally posted by New York Times – Lisa Friedman on December 27, 2017. WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to revise its nearly 17-year-old standard for dangerous levels of lead in paint and dust within one year, a rare legal move that amounts… read more

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Dec 27

DuPont’s legacy again sparks expensive environmental cleanup

by Madelyn Dunlap

Originally posted on Delaware Online The News Journal by Karl Baker on December 26, 2017. As DowDuPont executives steer operations away from a toxic past, the recently merged company continues to face steep financial sanctions for what environmental regulators say are previous releases of lead, arsenic and other pollutants. This month, the Environmental Protection Agency ordered DowDuPont, Chemours and four… read more