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Testosterone Boosting Medications Causing...Testosterone Boosting Medications Causing Health RisksDecember 11, 2014Artificial testosterones are among the best selling drugs on the market. More than 2 million American men have prescriptions for more than half a dozen products that promise to bolster the sex hormone naturally produced in the body. Sales of artificial testosterone, in injectible or liquid form that's applied to...Lowest Rated Hospitals Have Highest Rates of...Lowest Rated Hospitals Have Highest Rates of Child Birth ComplicationsDecember 10, 2014According to a new study, of the approximately 4 million women who deliver a baby every year in the US, approximately 13% suffer at least one major complication. You can read that study here. From failure to monitor maternal health and fetal progress to a failure to accurately identify the...Indiana Campuses Facing Sexual Assaults Look to...Indiana Campuses Facing Sexual Assaults Look to Lawmakers for HelpDecember 10, 2014Colleges looking for ways to reduce sexual assault on campus may turn to lawmakers for help defining the word “consent.” The Fight Against California’s Proposition 46 Isn’t CheapThe Fight Against California’s Proposition 46 Isn’t CheapDecember 2, 2014In the months leading up to November, millions of dollars will be spent to persuade voters to do one thing that California courts and legislators have refused to do – inflate the cap on damages in medical malpractice lawsuits.This is going on the California November ballot as Proposition 46. Proposition...Estate Able to Keep Damages from Patient’s Compensation FundKeep Damages from Patient’s Compensation FundNovember 12, 2014William Troy Clark was divorced from his wife, Kimi Clark, with whom he had two children. Shortly thereafter was diagnosed with bipolar I disorder, and he began drinking alcohol excessively. He worked as an ironworker in Terre Haute. While his drinking problem escalated, Mr. Clark began having "legal troubles.” In...Avandia dangerous drug suit settlementAvandia dangerous drug suit settlementDecember 13, 2012$90 million was awarded to people in 38 states for the dangerous drug suits involving the Avandia diabetes drug manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals. From 2001 to 2007, The Food and Drug Administration said that GlaxoSmithKline did not report safety data about Avandia’s cardiovascular issues. The drug was found to make...Ranbaxy’s generic Lipitor recall in US impacts 41 lotsRanbaxy’s generic Lipitor recall in US impacts 41 lotsDecember 13, 2012Ranbaxy, Inc. manufacturers a generic version of the cholesterol decreasing drug, Lipitor. In November, the company voluntarily recalled lots of Atorvastatin calcium in 10, 20, and 40 mg dosages with the expiration dates between July 2014 and August 2014 for possible ground glass contamination.  To  read the full article, click...Worst Built Cars for 2012Worst Built Cars for 2012December 13, 2012Ratings were compiled by Consumer Reports for 2012 worst built cars. On a 100 point scale, these cars all scored below 50. Dangerous toys 2012Dangerous toys 2012December 13, 2012Toys that made the 2012 dangerous toy list violated sound levels considered safe, contained toxic substances, were choking hazards, were marketed to children too young for safe usage, or had safety label violations. Toys listed included:Dragster cars by zwindups Bowling game by Cool Novelty Products Ball on a Stick Launcher...Hospital-Acquired InfectionsUV Light Could Bust Hospital-Acquired InfectionsOctober 22, 2012With hospital-acquired infections (HAI) being in the top 5 causes of death in the US, there could finally be some good news in this area. Traditional cleaning with heavy disinfectants has had little effect on eliminating bacteria in health care facilities and equipment where these “bugs” are becoming increasingly resistant...