Many times the terms sling, mesh, TVM, and pelvic mesh are used. What do these terms mean and is there a difference between them? Here’s what you should know about these devices.
by Christina Morales | Jan 31, 2019
Suzanne Emmet recently won her case against Johnson & Johnson for the life-altering injuries she sustained from having vaginal mesh implants. Find out more here.
by Christina Morales | Jan 23, 2019
Butte County has filed a lawsuit against PG&E for damaged property, lost wages, and lost business profits caused by last November’s Camp Fire in Paradise, CA.
by Periscope Group Recommends | Jan 22, 2019
J&J and DePuy Orthopaedics have agreed to pay $120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company’s metal-on-metal hip implants.
Vaginal Mesh Has Caused Health Problems in Many Women, Even as Surgeons Vouch for Its Safety and Efficacy
by Periscope Group Recommends | Jan 21, 2019
Reported complications include chronic inflammation, scarring, infection and pain that can resist treatment. Originally published in the Washington Post.
by Periscope Group | Jan 11, 2019
What happens when arbitration clauses arise in a healthcare crisis? Where specialists are only accessible after an agreement to never sue? Here’s how to protect yourself and your family.
by Christina Morales | Jan 10, 2019
As of Dec. 2018, Bayer will no longer sell or distribute their Essure birth control due to poor sales and patient complications. Learn what the FDA has to say here.
by Christina Morales | Jan 8, 2019
Many studies have focused on determining the origin and prevention of ovarian cancer. Can this disease be prevented? Click here to learn more.
by Christina Morales | Dec 24, 2018
Johnson & Johnson has been hiding the fact for decades that their baby powder had traces of asbestos in it. Now countless women have been diagnosed with cancer. Are you at risk?
by Christina Morales | Dec 18, 2018
Newest study on IVC filter for blood clots reveals that this medical device can increase the risk of death in older patients. Here’s what you need to know.
by Christina Morales | Dec 13, 2018
Big Pharma sponsors studies for medical journals without disclosing their connections. Learn how patients are at the losing end of this deal.
by Christina Morales | Dec 10, 2018
For survivors of the CA fires, it’s a struggle to replace everything that was lost. Here are 4 tips to help you contact businesses to ask for replacement items.
by Periscope Group | Dec 7, 2018
Do you have an IVC filter? Many patients have had to undergo medical treatment due to severe complications from the device migrating and breaking apart. Here’s what you should know.
by Christina Morales | Dec 7, 2018
IVC filters were used for many years to prevent blood clots from causing PE, but many patients were injured by prongs breaking off and moving in the body. Is this new version safer?
by Christina Morales | Dec 4, 2018
The cheapest and most popular products aren’t always best for your baby or his or her future. Find out what lotions and soaps to avoid and which ones to invest in here.
by Christina Morales | Dec 3, 2018
PG&E has been linked to many of the recent CA fires and is now liable for billions of dollars in damages. What does this mean for the electric company and its customers?
by Christina Morales | Nov 29, 2018
Many victims of the CA fires have asked us questions about their insurance forms, settlements, and filing a claim against PG&E. Here are critical facts that you should know.
by Christina Morales | Nov 21, 2018
When disaster strikes, it can be difficult to know where to find the best resources and information. Here is a list of trustworthy websites for victims of the Camp Fire.
by Christina Morales | Nov 20, 2018
PG&E has been linked to CA fires that have destroyed homes, lives, and acres of land. It’s time that we hold them accountable for past harm and to prevent future devastation.
by Christina Morales | Nov 15, 2018
The U.S. is in the midst of one of its worst drug crises, and yet the FDA just approved a more powerful opioid. Will this drug help patients or worsen the Opioid Epidemic?
by Christina Morales | Nov 14, 2018
California is again facing treacherous fires that are destroying land, homes, and lives. If you lost everything in this fire, find out how to receive financial compensation here.
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