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5 hrs ago | CBS Local

$14 Million Awarded To Woman Who Suffered Stroke After Taking Medication

But a prescription for birth control her lawyer said should not have been given to her caused a stroke that left her partially paralyzed, with a brain injury and wheelchair bound.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Cook County, IL, Elmwood Park, IL, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic)

Sat Apr 19, 2014

CBS 47

$14M awarded in lawsuit linking birth-control pill to stroke

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 9:30 AM on 4/24, issued at 9:30 AM Brunswick, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL Packages of Bayer aspirin and Schering Yasmin contraceptive pills lie on a table at a pharmacy.


Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, Brunswick, GA, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic)

The Miami Herald

$14M awarded in suit linking contraceptive, stroke

A jury has awarded $14 million to a suburban Chicago woman who sued her doctor over a debilitating stroke she suffered after taking the birth control drug Yasmin.


Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

$14 mil. awarded to woman who suffered stroke after taking medication

A Cook County jury awarded $14 million Friday to an Elmwood Park woman who suffered a severe stroke after taking prescribed birth control medication.


Related Topix: Cook County, IL, Elmwood Park, IL, Medicine, Health, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic)

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Field & Stream

NY Suburb's Deer Birth Control Program Gets Slow Start

Organizers of a whitetail birth control program in Hastings-on-Hudson, NY, admit the effort is off to a slow start, citing heavy snow, regulations, and "the unpredictability of the animals."


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Hastings on Hudson, NY, Hudson, NY

Wed Apr 02, 2014


Find a Yaz, Yasmin Blood-Clot Allegations Lawyer: Resource4thePeople...

Resource4thePeople today detailed the serious health problems that its national network of lawyers are now reviewing in connection with thousands of lawsuits involving allegations* that the popular contraceptives Yaz and Yasmin cause life-threatening blood-clotting problems.


Related Topix: Medicine, Ortho Tri-Cyclen, Estrogen/Progestin (generic), Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Health

Thu Mar 27, 2014


Five Things The Justices Did Not Get During The Hobby Lobby Oral Arguments

At Tuesday's oral arguments in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood cases, several of the justices questions seemed to grasp the potential harm their decision to go to people who were not represented in the Courtroom.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jan Brewer, Health, US News, Liberal Political News

Tue Mar 25, 2014

New York Magazine

Supreme Court Leaning Toward Hobby Lobby in Contraception CaseBased...

This morning, the Supreme Court heard the big case of its term in the form of Sebelius v.


Related Topix: US News, Anthony Kennedy, Medicine, Health, Abortion

Sun Mar 23, 2014


Hobby Lobby takes birth control to the Supreme Court

Oklahoma-based retail giant, Hobby Lobby, is appealing the Affordable Care Act in response to providing health insurance to its employees for birth control.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, US Supreme Court, US News