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How Do Military Members Get Compensated for Toxic Exposure Injuries?

Those who lived and worked at North Carolina’s Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune now have a chance at justice, decades after they were exposed to dangerously contaminated water that gave them a laundry list of health problems. Thanks to the 2022 Camp Lejeune Justice Act…

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Cases of Toxic Exposure Found at Military Bases

United States military members put their lives on the line to protect their citizens. Servicemembers and their families must live where they are assigned, which is often on base. They have the right to expect that the place they call home will be safe. Unfortunately,…

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Studies Show Roundup Exposure Could Lead to Pregnancy Issues

A recent study has found a link between exposure during pregnancy to glyphosate, the active ingredient in popular weed killer Roundup, and increased risk of low birth weight and time in the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit). This finding is the latest in a laundry…

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Look For These Signs of Uterine Cancer If You Use Hair Straighteners

Countless women across the country regularly use chemical hair straightening products, especially Black women trying to change the appearance of their natural hair. But they may be unknowingly jeopardizing their health. A study released in October by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) showed that…

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Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Survival Story Leads to Happy Ending

A young Illinois woman who fought her way back from a rare and deadly disease is now enjoying married life with the man who never left her side. Viktoria Cupay, 26, and Nick Baldo, 32, married this past August, three years after Baldo proposed in…

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Study Finds Link Between Hair Straighteners and Uterine Cancer

In a new study released last month, researchers from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) have found a link between hair straightening chemicals and an increased risk of uterine cancer. The findings are alarming for the millions of women who use these products. These…

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Supreme Court To Review Law Shielding Social Media Platforms

Google and social media networks will soon find themselves in front of the Supreme Court. Early in October, the Supreme Court announced that it would hear cases that test Section 230 – a legal provision that protects social media companies from liability for what people…

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The Recalls Keep Coming for Philips CPAP, BiPAP Devices

Problems continue to grow for Philips Respironics, the internationally-known maker of breathing devices with headquarters in Pennsylvania. In June of 2021, the company was forced to recall more than five million continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) and bi-level positive airway pressure (BiPAP) machines due to…

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