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New Study Finds “Consistent Association” Between Talcum Powder and Ovarian Cancer

A recent study has uncovered a connection between the use of talcum powder and the risk of developing ovarian cancer. This latest research, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, lends credence to the more than 50,000 lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson, alleging that their talc-based baby powder was the culprit behind devastating cases of […]

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Johnson & Johnson Proposes $6.5 Billion Settlement for Talcum Powder Cancer Lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson, manufacturer of Johnson’s signature talc-based Baby Powder, has announced a proposed settlement worth $6.475 billion to address thousands of lawsuits filed against the company in the United States over its talc-based powder products and their alleged link to cancer. This proposed settlement, which would be spread over 25 years, aims to resolve

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Chemical Hair Straighteners and the Risk of Uterine Cancer: The Black Women’s Health Study

Chemical hair straighteners, commonly known as hair relaxers, have long been favored by women with curly, textured hair. These products, designed to straighten and smooth natural hair, have been aggressively marketed to women of color as a means of achieving what society deems a more “desirable” hairstyle. However, recent studies have raised concerns about the

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Parties in Hair Straightener MDL to Submit Competing Plans for Bellwether Trials

In an effort to streamline the litigation process for the thousands of product liability lawsuits pending against the manufacturers of chemical hair straighteners, the U.S. District Judge presiding over these lawsuits has called for the parties to submit their respective bellwether trial plans. Nearly 10,000 women across the country are currently pursuing legal claims against

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U.S. Judge Clears Hair Relaxer Lawsuits to Move Forward Against L’Oreal, Revlon

Numerous lawsuits have been filed against cosmetic giants L’Oreal, Revlon, and other manufacturers, alleging that their hair relaxer products are associated with an increased risk of cancer and other harmful side effects. Now, a federal judge has allowed the majority of these claims to move forward, signaling a potential turning point in the ongoing legal

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FDA Proposes Ban on Hair Straightener Chemicals Linked to Cancer Risk

Chemical hair straighteners have long been a popular choice for curly-haired individuals looking to achieve sleek, straight hair. However, recent studies have raised concerns about the potential health risks associated with these products. In response, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed a ban on certain hair-straightening and smoothing products that contain cancer-causing

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Talcum Powder

Did You Develop Cancer after Talcum Powder Use? Ovarian cancer and mesothelioma have been linked to Johnson & Johnson’s popular talc-based Baby Powder products. Lawsuits allege Johson & Johnson should be held liable. If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Ovarian cancer after Talcum Powder use, you may qualify to join the

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Chemical Hair Straighteners

Did You Develop Cancer After Using Chemical Hair Straighteners? Women exposed to harmful chemicals in popular hair straighteners and relaxers may be at risk for adverse health conditions, such as uterine cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, and endometriosis. Hair straightener lawsuits exist to hold the manufacturers accountable. Start My Hair Straightener Claim Now Please enable

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New Judge Assigned to Talcum Powder Cancer Litigation in NJ Federal Court

Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is recalling all lots of its popular smoking cessation drug Chantix nationwide, due to the presence of unacceptable levels of the carcinogenic chemical N-nitroso-varenicline. Chantix is the latest in a long line of drugs to be pulled from the market recently after the discovery of potentially harmful nitrosamines, which can cause cancer

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J&J Discontinues Talc-Based Baby Powder Amid Nearly 20,000 Cancer Claims

Faced with nearly 20,000 lawsuits involving talcum powder cancer claims, Johnson & Johnson announced this week that it will no longer sell talc-based Baby Powder, a product that has been a hallmark of the company for more than a century. Since 1894, Johnson & Johnson has marketed its talcum powder products as safe, pure and

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