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Johnson & Johnson to pay $4.7bn damages in talc cancer case

Most of the women in the St. Louis trial used baby powder, but others used Shower-to-Shower, another of J&J's talc-based products. Lanier, however, told jurors that the company "rigged the tests" to avoid conceding that its baby powder contained asbestos.

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FDA: Retailers can not legally sell Kellogg's Honey Smacks cereal following recall

People in 33 states have been sickened, and 30 of the 100 people who have fallen ill wound up in the hospital. Illnesses were first reported on March 3, and the most recent case was found on July 2. "Even if some of the cereal has been eaten and no one got sick, throw the rest of it away or return it for a refund ", the CDC advised. No deaths have been reported in this outbreak.

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Is the Trump Administration at War with Breastfeeding?

According to the article , experts contend that breast milk is especially important for babies in less economically developed countries, where unsafe water supplies can make powdered baby formula risky. But then the delegation from the United States threw a wrench into things. The Times noted the USA position aligned with infant formula manufacturers.

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Trump judicial advisor warns two Supreme Court candidates are tougher sell

Eskridge, Jr. President Donald Trump has chosen a solidly conservative, pro-life judge for the Supreme Court as he shifts the highest court ever further to the right. At the top of that list is abortion. Ms Collins has said she will not vote for any candidate who threatens abortion rights. Kennedy's replacement also could be more willing to allow states to carry out executions and could support undoing earlier court holdings in the areas of racial discrimination in housing and ...

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‘Mosaic’ HIV Vaccine Shows Promise In First Human Trial

The experimental regimens tested in this study are based on " mosaic " vaccines that take pieces of different HIV viruses and combine them to elicit immune responses against a wide variety of HIV strains. The co-author of this study, DR. Dan H. Barouch , at the Harvard Medical School, said in a statement, "I would say that we are pleased with these data so far, but we have to interpret the data cautiously".

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Trump meeting focuses on Supreme Court candidates Kavanaugh, Hardiman

He did not reveal his short list. but he is believed to be considering three men and one woman, all of whom have strong conservative credentials. Some conservatives have expressed concerns about Kavanaugh - a longtime judge and former clerk for Justice Kennedy - questioning his commitment to social issues like abortion and noting his time serving under President George W.