Daily Archives: January 25, 2012

Another study shows PPHN risk with SSRI exposure

January 25, 2012 Pharmaceutical

A new study, published in the January 12 issue of the British Medical Journal, adds more evidence that antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, when used during pregnancy, can increase the chances that the newborn will have ... Read More

Newly acquired documents indicate White House purposely low-balled BP oil spill size

January 25, 2012 Environmental

Top White House officials manipulated the scientific findings of independent experts to “seriously lowball the amount of oil leaking from the BP Deepwater Horizon,” according to a group of federal, state, and municipal employees. ... Read More

Family of Florida medical flight crash victim sue helicopter’s owners, operator

January 25, 2012 Product Liability

The family of a medical technician who was killed when the heart-transplant helicopter he was on crashed December 26 is suing the helicopter’s owners and operator saying they hope others may be spared having to experience such a “horrible, horrible” ... Read More

Report suggests poor safety auditor advice contributed to deadly Listeria outbreak

January 25, 2012 Product Liability

A Congressional Committee’s investigation of the Colorado family farm linked to a nationwide outbreak of Listeria last summer found that a third-party auditor gave the farm a “superior” rating just weeks before the outbreak, calling into question the reliability and ... Read More