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Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe over talc statements: report

Johnson & Johnson faces more than 14,000 lawsuits claiming harm from its iconic talc products. (J&J) Earlier this year, Johnson & Johnson disclosed that it had received federal subpoenas into its talcum powder products, but the company didn’t say whether the investigations were civil or criminal. Now, Bloomberg reports the company is under a criminal probe… Read More »

Furniture company recalls 310,000 chests following report of 2-year-old’s death

About 310,000 chests of drawers are being recalled after a 2-year-old reportedly died when an empty one tipped over. South Shore Industries, Ltd., is recalling their Libra style 3-drawer chests because they are unstable if they aren’t anchored to a wall, according to a Thursday recall notice from the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC). TYSON… Read More »

Nearly 12% of Women Report Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy

While different countries may have different attitudes toward the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has taken a firm stand against the use of alcohol during pregnancy. In the report entitled “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders,” the AAP identified prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects… Read More »