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Mass Torts Update - Nov 3, 2014 8:20 - 0 Comments

Viagra Linked To An Increased Risk Of Melanoma

A recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine has found that men who use – or have used – Viagra have a significantly greater risk of developing melanoma compared to men who have never used the drug. Since Viagra hit the market 16 years ago, followed by similar erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs Cialis and Levitra, the ED drug market has soared into the billions of dollars. The years have not only taken the sting out of the stigma, they now offer more insight into the risks associated with the drugs. Continue…

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Product Liability - Nov 3, 2014 9:41 - 0 Comments

More On Ionization Smoke Detectors

We reported on the dangers of ionization smoke detectors in the August 2014 issue of the Report.  Testing reveals that ionization smoke detectors do not adequately detect slow growth or smoldering fires.  What makes these detectors so dangerous is that they sound at the slightest bit of certain types of smoke, like the smoke produced from cooking toast.  Folks who have these types of detectors assume that if their detector sounds in this type of smoke, that it would certainly go off in a fire.  That is a terrible misconception. Continue…

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Fraud - Nov 3, 2014 9:36 - 0 Comments

Defrauding The Military Is All Too Common

The men and women who serve our nation in the military have long been respected for the sacrifices they make not only on the battlefield, but also to their families and own livelihoods.  The average American soldier makes well below the average American civilian, and yet engages in a daily risk of their life to defend the freedom and liberty that American civilians enjoy.  One would expect that at least American soldiers are well-equipped and well-armed to protect themselves while protecting our own country.  Sadly, this is all too often not the case due to greedy and selfish defense contractors and sub-contractors who seek to make an extra buck off of the taxpayer and risking the lives of American soldiers. Continue…

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