Xarelto

Xarelto is a popular anti coagulant or blood thinner used as an alternative to the much cheaper drug Warfarin.  It is heavily advertised using well known celebrities from sports and entertainment with retired golfer Arnold Palmer, comic actor Kevin Nealon and race car driver Brian Vickers. While it may sound ideal from the ads, this
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Lipitor, Crestor and other Statin Drugs Increase Risk of Diabetes

Research has shown an increased risk of developing Type 2 diabetes among people especially women using the very effective cholesterol reducing statin drugs.  The risk appears to be particularly high with post menopausal women who are of Asian or Caucasian ethnicity.  The statin drugs sold in Canada include Lipitor, Crestor, Zocor, Mevacor, Prevachol, Lescol and
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Liver Damage is Caused by Excessive Tylenol Use

In the United States claims against the manufacturer of Tylenol and other acetaminophen manufacturers are proceeding through Multi District Litigation co-ordinated by the Eastern District Court in Pennsylvania.  Tylenol is the most popular analgesic (pain killer) on the market. Serious damage claims related to liver damage and liver failure are proceeding in the USA, but
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Murray Miskin and Personal Injury Law

In the Durham Region and Peterborough and the Kawarthas in Ontario there are a few currently practicing local lawyers who are knowledgeable and experienced in personal injury law.  One of them is Murray Miskin who lives and works full time in Peterborough County.  The Miskin Law Office was based primarily in Whitby from 1985 to
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