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Guatemalan 'Guinea Pigs' Deliberately Infected With STDs Sue Johns Hopkins University for $1Bn
Health & Wellness  (tags: US govt, human rights abuses, ethics violations, medical experiments, secret program, Guatemalans, non-consensual, guinea pigs, STD infected, lawsuit, JohnsHopkins School of Medicine, federal funding, Rockefeller Foundation, Bristol-Myers Squibb )

- 20 days ago -
774 plaintiffs seek damages for survivors, spouses & children infected uninformed in secret US govt medical experiments that chose orphans, prisoners, psy ill & prostitutes; failed to provide info or follow-up treatment. Rockefeller Foundation also named
Organic Producers: End Your Support of the Vermont GMO Labeling Lawsuit - Petition
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO, Vermont, labeling, Lawsuit, Horizon Organic, Stonyfield Farms, Organic Valley, Aurora Organic, Organic dairy producers )

- 245 days ago -
Vermont passed a historic GMO labeling bill into law, setting the stage for states across the country to follow suit and protect our right to know what's in our food. Four of the country's largest organic dairy producers are fighting against that. Why?
Why Uruguay's David and Goliath Fight With Big Tobacco Really Matters
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, prevention, smoking, smoking deaths, law, lawsuit )

- 282 days ago -
Smoking is on course to kill up to 1 billion worldwide this century, most in poor nations. Could this little South American country, in a legal fight with Philip Morris, help turn that around?
Appeals Court Binds Monsanto to Promise Not to Sue Organic Farmers
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, ge, monsanto, patents, seeds, genetically modified organisms, gmo, genetically engineered, united states, biotech, organic, lawsuit, monsanto )

- 681 days ago -
The Organic Seed plaintiffs' complaint detailed Monsanto's abusive business and litigation tactics that have put several farmers and independent seed companies out of business. They also detailed ...
Fukushima Rescue Mission Lasting Legacy: Radioactive Contamination of Americans
Health & Wellness  (tags: US Navy, Fukushima, lawsuit, nuclear danger, health risks, damage, operation Tomadachi, cancer )

- 797 days ago -
So far, more than 150 service men and women who participated in the rescue mission and have since developed a variety of medical issues - including tumors, tremors, internal bleeding, and hair loss - which they feel were triggered by their exposure to ..
Novartis' Deadly Lawsuit ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: big pharma, ethics, economy, money, health, death, India, Novartis, lawsuit, crime )

- 1132 days ago -
In 2005, India passed a groundbreaking patent law that prevents "evergreening" -- a tactic that drug companies use to extend patents on drugs that are about to expire by making tiny tweaks to the medication. Novartis is suing to have this life-saving law
Lawsuit Seeks to Invalidate Monsanto´s GMO Patents
Health & Wellness  (tags: , usa, monsanto, health, lawsuit )

- 1447 days ago -
A landmark lawsuit filed on March 29 in US federal court seeks to invalidate Monsanto´s patents on genetically modified seeds and to prohibit the company from suing those whose crops become genetically contaminated. The Public Patent Foundation filed on
Waiting-Room Death Prompts Family to Sue
Health & Wellness  (tags: Brian Sinclair, aboriginal man, ER waiting room death/neglect, lawsuit, HSC's ER, blood infection, 34 hours of neglect )

- 1679 days ago -
"For 34 hours, hospital staff callously, recklessly or negligently ignored Brian Sinclair, even as he sat in the hospital waiting room in distress, vomiting, and dying," the claims states.
Mistaken Mastectomy Victim Sues for $2.2M
Health & Wellness  (tags: mistaken mastectomy, Laurie Johnston, lawsuit, surgeon, two local hospitals, $2.2 million )

- 1877 days ago -
A woman who underwent an unnecessary mastectomy at a Windsor, Ont., hospital is suing a surgeon and two local hospitals for $2.2 million. Laurie Johnston said she has a history of breast cancer in her family. Both her mother and her sister had develop
Supreme Court Says Tribal Member Can Sue Polson Doctor, Clinic
Health & Wellness  (tags: malpractice, lawsuit, death, husband, women )

- 1887 days ago -
HELENA - The Montana Supreme Court says a state District Court has jurisdiction to hear a medical malpractice lawsuit filed by the widow of a member of the Salish and Kootenai Tribes against a physician and a Polson clinic.
Canceled Cancer Patient Awarded $9 Million - CBS News
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, cancer, breast, insurance, treatment, lawsuit, medical, coverage, dropped )

- 2617 days ago -
Insurer Gave Bonuses For Dropped Policies. A woman who had her medical coverage canceled as she was undergoing treatment for breast cancer has been awarded more than $9 million in a case against Health Net, one of California's largest health insurers.
Counties Unite in Suit Against Drug Companies Over Meth
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, lawsuit, health, meth, ephedrine, healthcare, AlternativeMed, safety, abuse )

- 2819 days ago -
A monumental lawsuit alleging pharmaceutical companies profited from the illegal production of crystal meth is building momentum and will likely spread across the country. The lawsuit is reminiscent of billion dollar lawsuits against cigarette...

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