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Helmets: Protecting The Brain

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this August 4, 2021 at 1:28 pm
Can more be done in the design of helmets to reduce the risk of head injury? The answer to the question is frustratingly simple: Yes.   To understand how helmet safety can be improved, we first need to understand how the brain is concussed or more seriously injured. Brain injury, which runs the gamut from a low-level injury (e.g., sub-concussive)...
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Sunscreen Contamination Cancer Lawsuit

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 22, 2021 at 4:19 pm
Sunscreen Recall Due to Presence of Cancer-Causing Benzene Johnson & Johnson has recalled several Aveeno and Neutrogena sunscreens after tests identified the presence of benzene, a known carcinogen. Benzene is an industrial chemical usually found in crude oil, cigarette smoke, plastic manufacturing, and pesticides. It has been linked to cancer and other illnesses. The recalled sunscreens are packaged in aerosol...
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NEC Baby Formula Lawsuit

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 21, 2021 at 12:10 pm
Premature and low birth weight newborns often have trouble nursing or need extra nutrition to address a myriad of medical conditions. Parents may turn to formula to supplement their premature baby’s nutrition. When they do, they have the right to expect the formula is safe. Tragically, milk-based infant formulas by Similac and Enfamil, which were designed specifically for premature infants,...
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Philips CPAP/Bi-PAP Recall Lawsuit

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this July 13, 2021 at 6:56 pm
Philips has recalled millions of Respironics CPAP, Bi-level PAP, and mechanical ventilator breathing machines over the potential risk of death or injury. The core issue is the sound abatement foam within these devices, as they may disintegrate or outgas, causing users to inhale contaminants or toxic chemicals. Patients who use Philips Respironics CPAP, Bi-PAP, and ventilators are advised to consult...
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NuVasive MAGEC Rod Lawsuits Guide: What to Do if You or a Family Member Has Been Injured 

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 18, 2020 at 3:52 pm
  A NuVasive MAGEC lawsuit can help you get the compensation you deserve after a patient has been injured by complications related to the MAGEC spinal rod system. A popular implantable device that braces the spine as it grows in some pediatric scoliosis patients, the MAGEC Rod is meant to help limit spinal deformities safely and effectively. Unfortunately, the very...
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Juul & Vaping Side Effects: The Negative Side Effects You Can’t Afford to Ignore

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this December 14, 2020 at 12:36 pm
More and more users are discovering that Juul side effects can have long-lasting repercussions. As it becomes more popular, the side effects of vaping are becoming more readily apparent, especially those bad effects of vaping that can lead to medical complications. Research continues to show the risks of vaping, even as manufacturers work to convince the public it is still...
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Paralysis After Flu Shots: What You Need to Know About This Vaccine Injury

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 15, 2020 at 9:35 am
Paralysis after a flu shot is an uncommon but serious condition that can have lasting implications for your health and wellness. Also known as Guillain-Barre Syndrome, this paralysis happens when your body’s immune system attacks your nerves. The CDC estimates that up to 6,000 people a year may develop Guillain-Barre Syndrome after receiving their annual flu vaccine, but the number...
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Does Juul Cause Popcorn Lung? Experts Weigh In on Potential Risks to Your Health and Safety

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this October 5, 2020 at 9:54 am
Juul popcorn lung complaints are becoming increasingly common, but are they valid? As the number of vape users increases and time passes, the amount of research into the potential long-term health effects of vaping is growing along with them. While vaping remains popular, it’s important for users to understand the risks they’re taking as well as the risks manufacturers are...
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Hand Sanitizer Safety Check

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this September 16, 2020 at 11:04 am
Is your hand sanitizer safe? In the post-COVID-19 world, the use of and demand for hand sanitizer has skyrocketed. This demand has led to some loosening of regulation around hand sanitizer that the common consumer should be aware of in order to make informed and healthy decisions. The FDA relaxed regulations over acceptable ingredients to be used in hand sanitizer...
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End Vaping Contest Winners Announced

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 16, 2020 at 10:24 am
Anapol Weiss is thrilled to announce that the winners of the End Vaping contest sponsored by the Anapol Weiss Foundation have been named. First, second and third place entry winners have been announced for vlog, middle and high school and meme entries, for nine total winners. The first-place vlog winner will receive $2,500 and the first-place meme winner will receive...
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Juul Complaints & Health Risks: What You Need to Know | Anapol Weiss

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this June 15, 2020 at 10:47 am
Juul Complaints: What Burning Throats and Other Unseen Health Risks Mean for You    Juul vape devices became synonymous with the hobby of vaping, a nicotine delivery method that relies on atomizing a liquid solution rather than burning leaf tobacco. It quickly became not just a way to use nicotine, but a status symbol, as vaping became the newest way...
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Vaccine Court Payouts & Compensation Program Guide | Anapol Weiss

Posted By Anapol Weiss on this May 29, 2020 at 1:57 pm
The Vaccine Injury Compensation & Payouts Program Explained   Vaccine court payouts were established to compensate the victims of injuries caused by vaccines, relieve the burden on state and federal legal systems, and restore consumer confidence in common childhood vaccines.  Cases are heard by a special division within the United States Court of Federal Claims, and vaccine court cases provide...
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