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Lawsuit Alleges DuPont Contamination of N.J. Drinking Water

April 18, 2006 - Drinking water supplies near a DuPont facility in New Jersey have been contaminated with chemicals, including a suspected carcinogen used in the production of Teflon, according to a federal... Read More


Lawsuit Alleges Merck Negligent

April 12, 2006 - Merck & Co, which is already facing a raft of cases over its pain reliever Vioxx, may need to hire additional attorneys to fight a recently filed lawsuit alleging the company was negligent... Read More


3M Releases findings on PFCs

March 11, 2006 - Tissue of some fish taken from the Mississippi River near 3M Co.'s Cottage Grove plant contains high levels of two controversial industrial chemicals that were once made at the plant and... Read More


Well-Water Concerns on Tap

April 24, 2005 - The Lake Elmo resident lives in one of eight households in the Tablyn Park area that must use bottled water after health officials found an unsafe level of a contaminant in their well... Read More


State finds 4 more Private Wells Polluted

April 10, 2005 - Four private wells in Lake Elmo's Tablyn Park area have been found to contain unsafe levels of contaminants similar to those already discovered in eight neighboring wells earlier this year.... Read More


Hormone Replacement Therapy may Affect Breast Cancer

April 7, 2005 - A new report adds weight to the idea that recurring breast cancer may be related to which hormones are used in therapy for women after menopause. Read More


Hormone Replacement and Breast Cancer Recurrence

April 7, 2005 - A new study suggests that the composition of hormone replacement therapy is a factor in determining whether it increases the risk of breast cancer recurrence. Read More


Drug Linked to Death of Jawbone

March 13, 2005 - Salvatore Ruggiero was puzzled. Over a three-year period, the jaws of dozens of patients who had undergone oral surgery at his hospital had failed to heal properly. Read More


Don’t take HRT just to ward off Cardiovascular Disease

January 1, 2005 - Doctors should not recommend that post-menopausal women start hormone replacement therapy (HRT) just to prevent cardiovascular events. Read More


Lawsuit claims Children’s Motrin causes severe side-effects

December 28, 2004 - The parents of a 7-year-old girl on Tuesday sued the makers of Children's Motrin and several other companies that distribute the painkiller, claiming their daughter lost her eyesight and... Read More


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