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What You Need to Know About the Coffee Cancer Warning in California

Drinking coffee is associated with apparent health benefits, and no evidence of net harm—cancer or otherwise. The judicial standard applied in the California lawsuit distorts that view.
David L. Katz, MD, MPH
4.2.18
lawsuits
lawsuits

Aetna to Pay $17 Million After Mailers Revealed Names of People Taking HIV Meds [Updated]

The company will pay damages to people taking drugs to treat or prevent HIV and received letters that made this information visible.
Jesse Hicks
1.18.18
herpes
herpes

The New Lawsuit Against Sephora Is Probably Bullshit

The chances of contracting herpes from a lipstick sample—and proving it—are extremely low.
Michelle Malia
10.31.17
women's health
women's health

The Many Women Suing Johnson & Johnson

The company faces an estimated 60,000 lawsuits over three products.
Amy Martyn
10.30.17
Cancer
Cancer

Johnson & Johnson Faces 5,000 Lawsuits Over Baby Powder

But does using talcum powder really cause ovarian cancer?
Alexandra Ossola
8.30.17
rights
rights

Health Insurance Company Fined $200K for Denying Care to Trans People

Seven patients in California were denied coverage for gender transition-related care.
Ed Cara
8.18.17
h20-no
h20-no

Lawsuit Claims Poland Spring Water Is 'a Colossal Fraud’

The plaintiffs say it's nothing more than common groundwater.
Jesse Hicks
8.18.17
united states of addiction
united states of addiction

OxyContin Maker Has Now Been Sued by Six States

Is Big Pharma going the way of Big Tobacco?
Jesse Hicks
8.15.17
Sex
Sex

Catholic Hospitals Are Still Denying Women Pregnancy-Related Care for 'Moral Reasons'

Now, the ACLU is suing healthcare giant Dignity Health for denying women tubal ligations and other contraceptive care.
Peter Holslin
5.3.16