Master Doctor Search: Lawsuits & Litigation
Lawsuit challenges policy of denying inmates addiction meds
A Massachusetts man is challenging a county jail's policy of denying inmates access to opioid addiction medication
3 days ago - ABC News
Essex County Sheriff Sued For Denying Inmates Medication-Assisted Opioid Treatment
The lawsuit seeks to require Sheriff Kevin Coppinger and officials at the Essex County House of Correction in Middleton to provide methadone to inmates with an opioid use...
3 days ago - CommonHealth Wbur
California: Drugmaker paid doctors to overprescribe Humira
California has filed a lawsuit accusing pharmaceutical giant AbbVie of illegally plying doctors with cash, gifts and services to prescribe one of the world's biggest selling drugs
5 days ago - ABC News
Lawsuit aims to block Trump 'short-term' health plans
Patient advocates sue to block Trump administration's 'short-term' health insurance plans
9 days ago - ABC News
Oregon baby dies at day care, suit blames state inaction
After Oregon child welfare workers overlooked allegations that an infant suffered traumatic injuries at his small day care center, a second baby boy died months later in the...
9 days ago - Topix
Former Orlando Health plastic surgeon files $100 million lawsuit against the health system
A former plastic surgeon at Orlando Health has filed a $100 million defamation lawsuit against the health system, alleging that the hospital fired him without cause and made...
11 days ago - Orlando Sentinel
Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop Settles False Ad Lawsuit
The lawsuit was filed by prosecutors from 10 California counties. They said Goop did not have scientific proof for health claims made for three products sold online: jade and...
16 days ago - Web MD
Another Case Is Threatening Obamacare. Democrats Hope It Will Help Them
Republican and Democratic states clash in oral arguments over whether the health law is unconstitutional now that Congress has eliminated the tax penalty for not having insurance.
17 days ago - NY Times
Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop pays $145,000 to settles lawsuit over claims it made about vaginal eggs
Goop Inc., the lifestyle company founded by Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow, agreed to pay $145,000 to settle allegations it made unscientific claims about the benefits...
17 days ago - National Post - 2 articles
The Latest: Lawyer questions drug company motive with grant
With lawsuits mounting, maker of OxyContin provides grant for nonprofit pharmaceutical company to speed development of lower-cost overdose antidote
18 days ago - ABC News
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Recommendations on RBC Transfusion in General Critically Ill Children Based...
Objectives: To present the consensus recommendations and supporting literature for RBC transfusions in general critically ill children from the Pediatric Critical Care...
Brain Region for Stress Control is Larger in People With Depressive Disorder
In people with affective disorders namely depression and bipolar disorder the left hypothalamus was on average five per cent larger than that of their healthy counterparts.
Are You Making These Mistakes When You Do Overhead Presses?
Firm, defined deltoids help to balance out wide hips and give the female body more symmetry. That's why focused deltoid work that targets all three parts of the deltoid is...
7 Reasons Why Your Tummy Fat Won't Budge
What could be more frustrating than tummy fat that just won't seem to budge? You exercise and eat mindfully. Yet, your waistline won't seem to shrink, and you can still pinch a...
Does Obesity and Insulin Resistance Make It Harder to Build Muscle?
One strategy people use to lose weight is to exercise, mainly cardio. Although cardio is a calorie burner, strength training offers benefits you don't get from a...
Does Exercise Increase the Risk of Atrial Fibrillation?
Exercise has so many health benefits. We know that working out and staying physically active lowers the risk of a number of health conditions, including cardiovascular disease...
Science-Backed Tips for Exercising with Knee Arthritis
Painful knees are a common problem, especially as you reach late middle age. One of the most frequent causes of chronic knee discomfort is osteoarthritis, degeneration of the...
Can You Trust that Organic Food is Actually Organic?
These days, we're more concerned about what we eat. Ideally, what we put into our mouth should be whole, nutrient dense, and as free of toxins and pesticides as possible...
Eight of Ten People With Cancer Risk Genes Don't Know It: Study
In the absence of routine screening, most people only discover they carry cancer-associated variants in the BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes when that person or family members receive a...
Tobacco Display Ban Cuts Children Buying Cigarettes in Shops
Tobacco display bans may have an important role in reducing the number of child smokers.