Avandia, the once-popular type 2 diabetes medication that's been in steady decline since being linked to a risk of heart attack in 2007, is on its last legs in the retail market. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced this week that starting in November, Avandia (and its companion rosiglitazone
Problem drywall isn't to blame for more than a dozen deaths in Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, and Virginia. That's the conclusion reached by two recent investigations launched by federal and state health officials, which included an inquiry into a potential link between the deaths of several infants
On Tuesday, February 22, 2011, in Bruesewitz v. Wyeth, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that parents of children injured by routine vaccines cannot sue the vaccine manufacturer in court for alleged drug design defects.