Grant alleges the trouble started when she unwrapped a Playtex Gentle Glide tampon and saw a black dot on it.(iStock) A Virginia Beach <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/healthy-living/womens-health” target=”_blank”>woman</a> who allegedly found a sharp plastic hook inside a <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/healthy-living/womens-health” target=”_blank”>tampon</a> claims she received an apology from the company and an offer for a refund, which she calls “unacceptable.” […]

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Half of UK adults cannot identify any key risk factors for dementia, according to a study by Alzheimer’s Research UK. The charity surveyed 2,361 people and found that only 1% were able to name the seven known risk or protective factors for dementia. The six risk factors are heavy drinking, genetics, smoking, high blood pressure, […]

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Striving for a supercharged golf swing could play havoc with your back, according to US doctors. The modern “X-factor” swing favoured by many professionals may hit balls harder and further but it can also put extra strain on the spine, the Barrow Neurological Institute experts say. They look at the example of Tiger Woods in […]

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(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit is in settlement talks to resolve the bulk of individual lawsuits alleging the company’s metal-on-metal Pinnacle hip implants were defective and caused severe injuries, a lawyer for the plaintiffs said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, […]

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FILE PHOTO: A trader works by the post that trades AbbVie on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange March 5, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A powerful U.S. Senate committee on Monday invited seven Pharmaceutical companies to testify at a hearing later this month examining rising prescription drug prices. Republican Senator Chuck […]

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(Reuters health) – Compounded pain creams are no better for chronic pain than topical treatments that contain no medicine at all, a U.S. study suggests. Compounded medicines are custom-blended by pharmacists to give patients a different dose or formulation than they can get with mass-produced prescription drugs. The current study focused on pain creams made […]

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Germany, France and the UK have announced they have set up a mechanism allowing “legitimate trade” with Iran to continue in wake of US sanctions. The scheme, limited to “essential” goods for now, could be joined by more countries. The new payment system is called INSTEX – short for ‘Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges’. […]

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency added eight members on Thursday to its scientific advisory board tasked with providing independent input for agency policy, a list that includes at least one vocal climate-change doubter. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sign is seen on the podium at EPA headquarters in Washington, […]

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Highlights: Phase 1 of Strathmore Plant restart now underway with electricity generation targeted for March 2019  Strathmore Plant will generate revenue for EarthRenew as peaking electricity supplier to the Alberta grid  Design work to host cryptocurrency miners powered by on-site electricity generation complete, hosting agreements under discussion  Engineering review for Phase 2 restart of organic […]

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You may have heard an increasing number of people vow to reduce their meat eating lately – or cut it out altogether. This often forms part of a bid to become healthier, reduce their environmental impact, or consider animal welfare. A third of Britons claim to have either stopped eating meat or reduced it, while […]

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