A jury has awarded $55 million to a woman who sued Johnson & Johnson, blaming her ovarian cancer on their talcum powder products. This is the second major jury verdict against the company on the issue—just this year.
On Tuesday, a Missouri jury sided with the family of the late Jackie Fox in a civil suit against the iconic baby powder producers, two years after her diagnosis and just a few months after her death.
When Joy Behar made a joke at the expense of nurses earlier this week on The View, she pissed off the wrong group—and lost the show two advertisers. Who knew the nurses of America moved like the mob?
The Huffington Post has launched a new "Global Motherhood" section, sponsored by none other than Johnson & Johnson. But the pharmaceutical giant hasn't exactly been a friend to moms — or people in general — in the past. Let's take a look at some of J&J's less savory activities.
Moms who buy special shampoo for their babies probably assume that they aren't rubbing carcinogens into their precious child's head during every bath. If they live in the U.S., there's a good chance they're wrong. Health and environmental groups have been pressuring Johnson & Johnson to remove two potentially…
Big news! As one reader wrote in an email, "There is a god."
Something very strange has been going on in the world of menstrual management products. A month after I wrote about OB Ultra tampons being discontinued, it seems any type of OB tampon is impossible to find.
Despite what drug company ads might tell us, birth control isn't all hot tubs and flirtinis. Actually, a lot of women have really terrible reactions to the myriad forms of no-baby elixir currently on the market, and on Nerve.com, Nicole Ankowski shares her particularly violent reaction to the Ortho-Evra patch. Four…
Lobbyist groups are banging down the FDA's doors, asking the agency to yank the birth-control patch Ortho-Evra off pharmacists' shelves and insisting that it poses high risk of potentially-fatal blood clots and at much higher rates of instance than the drug companies are disclosing. The higher estrogen levels that…