Case News
Jul 11

How the EPA and the Pentagon Downplayed a Growing Toxic Threat

by Madelyn Dunlap

Originally posted on ProPublica by Abrahm Lustgarten on July 9, 2018. A family of chemicals — known as PFAS and responsible for marvels like Teflon and critical to the safety of American military bases — has now emerged as a far greater menace than previously disclosed. The chemicals once seemed… read more

Case News
Jul 09

St. Jude Medical Recalls Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillators (CRT-D) Due to Premature Battery Depletion

by Madelyn Dunlap

Originally posted on U.S. Food & Drug Administration. The FDA has identified this as a Class I recall, the most serious type of recall. Use of these devices may cause serious injuries or death. Recalled Product(s): Fortify, Unify, and Assura Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICD) and Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillators (CRT-D)… read more