Pharmaceutical and consumer packaged goods manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay the family of Jacqueline Fox a total of $72 million – in lieu of damages after she developed ovarian cancer, and then passed away in October 2015. The company apparently has dozens of health cases pending against them since the 1980’s, but has failed to solve any of their customer’s issues to stay in business. Hit the jump.
A new report from The Boston Globe issues that a number of advances in the fight against AIDS has been made and that although there is hope in sight, they still need a few “more tools” to work with in the goal to emancipate anyone with the disease. Read more below.
The Zika outbreak is becoming notorious as of late, with hundreds of new born babies being brought into the world with illnesses and severe birth defects. Now, a new report shows that a neuorological disorder on the rise as well due to the virus. Hit the jump for the full scoop.
The Pharmaceutical industry’s bad boy, Martin Shkreli, finally saw his day in court appearing in front of Congress to answer part of a subpoena for raising the price of AIDS drug Daraprim by 5,000%. This video makes me cringe at his piousness and how a man is comfortable in his own skin during this time in his life is beyond me. Hit the jump to see Martin’s devilish grins as Congress questions him.
Actor Zach Galifianakis is barely recognizable now, as both the heavy beard and the weight are a thing of the past! The Hangover star was spotted in Venice yesterday and looked nothing like the guy we came to know, but he’s looking great nonetheless! TMZ reports that he dropped the weight through eating better and drinking less. Check out the before and after in the gallery and let us know your thoughts!
There is a budding disease that is climbing back up in numbers drastically – the highest since the mid 1990’s, that is now making headlines more than ever in the mid 2010’s. This life-threatening birth defect is called Gastroschisis and it affects about 2,000 newborns each and every year. Hit the jump to read more on the disease.
According to the World Health Organization, Ebola has made a come back in Sierra Leone. Mariatu Jalloh, a 22-year old native of Sierra Leone has tested positive for Ebola. The disease had disappeared for two years and is suddenly showing up once again.