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Pesticide Poisoning Symptoms in Humans

Pesticides are substances used to kill, repel, or control pests. But some pesticides can also cause adverse health effects in people. The possibility of someone developing health problems from pesticides may depend on the type of pesticide, the amount of exposure, and for how long or how often one was exposed to the chemical. Most […]

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Can Hernia Mesh Move Out of Place?

A hernia mesh can possibly move after a hernia repair surgery. This complication caused by defective hernia mesh medical devices is also known as mesh migration. Hernia mesh migration is also one of the cause of complications and injuries cited by plaintiffs in the hernia mesh lawsuit. When this happens, it can cause severe pain […]

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How Exactly Can an IUD Break Inside You?

Women implanted with the Paragard IUD are claiming that the injuries they have suffered from were because copper-based IUDs like Paragard being defective and prone to breaking. This allegedly resulted in serious side effects including fractures, perforation, ectopic pregnancy, and other complications. Some of these complaints have recently been filed in the Paragard lawsuits and […]

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What are the Symptoms of Paragard IUD Perforation?

According to recently filed complaints in the Paragard lawsuits, the Paragard intrauterine device is prone to breaking inside the body of the woman who had it implanted. This may lead to the device causing several serious injuries including uterine perforation (tearing or puncturing the uterine wall). This complication may require additional surgery in order to […]

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Pesticides and Heart Disease: Studies Show Potential Link

We are no stranger to the fact that exposure to pesticides has a negative impact on one’s health. Pesticide exposure has been linked to several serious adverse health effects, including respiratory problems, birth defects, cancer, and an increased risk of heart disease. And even though farmers and agricultural workers are most affected by exposure to […]

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Paraquat & Parkinson’s Disease: Is There a Link?

Paraquat is a highly dangerous toxic chemical used mainly for weed and grass control. Agricultural workers who were exposed to Paraquat have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Paraquat lawsuits have been filed in multiple states, claiming that the herbicide Paraquat is linked to a higher risk of Parkinson’s disease. And even though dozens of countries […]

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Can Your Body Reject Hernia Mesh?

For decades, doctors have been using hernia mesh patches to repair hernias. And even though hernia mesh manufacturers say their meshes are composed of biologically compatible materials, it is still possible for your body to reject hernia mesh. When this happens, serious complications can follow. In this article, you’ll learn more about why hernia mesh […]

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Surgical Stapler Complications: All You Need to Know

Today, health care providers rely more on surgical staplers and staples in place of stitches and sutures due to the ease of use and increased speed promised by these medical devices. However, at times, the stapler can misfire during a surgery, causing serious injuries and complications to a patient. Surgical stapler complications can include internal […]

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