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Judge overturns record verdict in Johnson & Johnson talcum powder trial
Judges in two separate cases have ruled in favor of pharma giant Johnson & Johnson, overturning large financial judgments awarded to plaintiffs who believe the company's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower powder products caused their ovarian cancer. One award was to a California woman for $417 million, and another was to an Alabama woman for $72 million.
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Talcum powder's links to ovarian cancer: What it really means
Does talcum powder powder that many have slathered on babies for generations -- really cause cancer?
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What's the tie between talc and cancer?
Johnson & Johnson has suffered its second costly court defeat in less than three months over claims its talcum powder caused cancer. And many more cases are looming.
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In August: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $417 million
On Monday, a jury awarded a California woman $417 million because she developed ovarian cancer and had used Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder for decades. The award includes $70 million in compensatory damages and $347 million in punitive damages.
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Toxic tensions in the heart of 'Cancer Alley'
The EPA says this Louisiana town has the nation's highest risk of developing cancer from air toxins. The plant emitting the toxins says otherwise. Locals are outraged.
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Pollution linked to 1 in 6 deaths worldwide in 2015
The fatal effects of pollution are seen across our planet.
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Listeria triggers major recall of veggies across US and Canada
A leading vegetable supplier in California, Mann Packing, voluntarily recalled products that might have been contaminated with a harmful bacteria called listeria, the company announced last week.
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What happens in a mother's brain when her baby cries
The mother and baby relationship may be more complex than previously thought. A new MRI study finds that mothers' brains are hardwired to comfort crying babies.
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Breast cancer genetics revealed: 72 new mutations discovered in global study
The genetic causes of breast cancer just got clearer.
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Why Type A people struggle with weight loss programs
Type A personalities are known for being punctual, all-in, organized, competitive and rule-following.
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Families of young people with autism struggle with mental health needs
Teenagers and young adults with severe autism are spending weeks or even months in emergency rooms and acute-care hospitals, sometimes sedated, restrained or confined to mesh-tented beds, a Kaiser Health News investigation shows.
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Heel spurs and stammers: What kept people from military service?
Donald Trump has faced scrutiny over his multiple US military deferments during the Vietnam War but many Americans are still questioning what exactly qualifies as a draft exemption -- especially from a medical perspective.
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Amid environmental concerns, crews haul away remnants of Puerto Rican homes in heaps of trash
None of it was supposed to be garbage. Yet, for weeks, heaps of discarded possessions grew to towering heights across Puerto Rico.
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Jambalaya suspected cause of Louisiana salmonella outbreak
Scores of people are sick after an outbreak of salmonella poisoning in Louisiana that may have caused the death of one person, according to officials.
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