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"Stop-Smoking" Drug Chantix May Have Caused Psychotic and Suicidal Behavior Leading to Death of Musician

Concerns have surfacedthat Chantix, the stop-smoking drug manufactured by Pfizer,may have led tomusician Carter Albrecht's bizarre and tragic death on September 5, 2007.That rare psychotic…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 28, 2007

FDA Warns Off-Label Prescription of Painkiller Fentora Can Cause Death and Life-Threatening Side Effects

The Food and Drug Administration issued a warning today about the risk of potentially fatal overdoses with Fentora, a narcotic painkiller manufactured by Cephalon. The…

Posted by SEO Admin on Sep 27, 2007

Hazards Associated with Children's Toys Go Well Beyond China and Lead Paint

2007 is on its way to becoming the year when more toys were recalled than any other year in the history of the toy industry.…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Sep 24, 2007

New York City and New York State File Suit Against MERCK Alleging Medicaid Fraud

Both New York City and New York State have joined together and, following the example of various other states, including Louisiana Mississippi and Utah,…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Sep 20, 2007

Kid Nation Controversy

"40 Kids have 40 days to build a brave new world without adults to help or hinder their efforts," says CBS in describing its new…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Sep 16, 2007

Wrongful Denials of HMO Treatment in New York are Common and are Often Successfully Appealed

Many patients of health maintenance organizations ("HMO") are unaware of their legal right to appeal a decision denying their requested treatment. The desired treatment is…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Sep 12, 2007

New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation Publicly Releases Data on Infection and Death Rates

On September 7th, 2007, the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (NYCHHC), the nation's largest public health system treating 1.3 million patients a year,…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Sep 09, 2007

"Medical Terrorists" - Body Part Snatchers

There appears to be a growingtrend of "body snatching," which includes illegally removing human tissue from cadavers and sellingthe tissue tofirms that process it for…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Sep 07, 2007

School's Open - Pedestrian Safety Tips

According to the Federal Highway Administration, 15 percent of kids today travel to school on foot or on a bicycle, compared with 42 percent in…

Posted by Levine & Slavit PLLC on Sep 03, 2007

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