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Is Transvaginal Mesh Safe?

Transvaginal mesh surgery has become a popular solution for women affected by pelvic organ prolapse (POP), which can plague sufferers with pain and discomfort. What Is Transvaginal Mesh? Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when a woman’s vaginal tissues become weakened or stretched. Reasons that a woman’s vaginal tissues can be stretched or weakened include childbirth, chronic constipation, repetitive heavy lifting, poor…
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This Hip Implant Lawsuit Just Resulted in a $1 Billion Verdict

Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary company, DePuy Orthopaedics, have been ordered by a Texas jury to pay six plaintiffs more than $1 billion in damages. According to a jury, both companies did not warn consumers about risks involved with using Pinnacle hip implants. Jurors also concluded both companies marketed Pinnacle hip replacements as safer and more durable than other…
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