Digital drugs present new privacy concerns

The Troubling Future of Digital Drugs

The Wexler Wallace blog offers detailed insights, updates and commentary on current events related to class action and multidistrict lawsuits…

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Homeland Security Considers Classifying Fentanyl as a ‘Weapon of Mass Destruction’

The opioid epidemic in America is one of the most unique and challenging public health crises we’ve ever faced. From…

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Is it Time for New U.S. Data Privacy Laws?

“If you’re not paying for the product, you are the product.” While this phrase actually pre-dates the internet, it has…

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FDA Investigates Potential Link between Vaping and Seizures

The Food and Drug Administration has reviewed 35 reports of seizures among e-cigarette users, mainly young people. The FDA is…

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Johnson & Johnson Targeted African-American, Overweight Women in Baby Powder Marketing

2006 was not the best year for the cosmetic talc industry. The World Heath Organization (WHO) began efforts to classify…

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Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper Linked to Numerous Infant Deaths

 

Update 4/12/19: Fisher-Price has announced a voluntary recall of 4.7 million Rock ‘n Play sleepers. Click here for more information…

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Nearly 70 Percent of Produce Sold in U.S. Contains Pesticide Residue

When people decide to eat healthy, fruits and vegetables are usually at the top of their grocery lists. But along…

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PFAS Contamination Threatens US Food Supply

PFAS contamination is one of the most emergent and serious environmental health threats facing us today. PFAS chemicals can be…

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Talc Cancer Victims Get Their Day on Capitol Hill

“Let’s be clear: There is no question that exposure to asbestos is hazardous to human health.”

This remark made by Subcommittee…

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Despite Protests, Lake County Ethylene Oxide Emissions Remain Unaddressed

Less than a month ago, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (“Illinois EPA”) ordered Sterigenics to temporarily close its plant in…

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Sterigenics Closed over Ethylene Oxide Emissions in Willowbrook, but Others Persist

Back in September of last year, news broke that the Sterigenics medical equipment sterilization facility was allegedly producing alarming levels…

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