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Many People are Considering a Zantac Cancer Lawsuit Because of NDMA Concentration

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration FDA put out a warning in April 2020 regarding the popular heartburn medication Zantac ranitidine because it contains N Nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA). High levels of NDMA could lead to cancer including stomach cancer, bladder cancer breast cancer, kidney cancer, and prostate cancer among others.

The heartburn drug Zantac and ranitidine medications is supposed to fix stomach acid, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), but it may cause cancer per the FDA drug warning.

Overhead view of a dark wooden table covered with an assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables of all colors, along with some raw pasta and a bowl of rice.A nutrient deficiency means your body lacks one or more micronutrients. Some nutrient deficiencies can have severe symptoms and limit your ability to accomplish daily tasks. Surprisingly, these deficiencies are extremely common, even in developed countries. Pregnant women, children, and seniors are especially prone to nutrient deficiencies. This article dives into these nutrients and answers everything you need to know about the ten most common nutrient deficiencies.

1. Iron

Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency worldwide and is one of the leading factors contributing to the global burden of disease. Iron deficiency can also lead to anemia, a blood condition that results in fatigue, weakness, dizziness, and low immune support.

A senior couple sitting at a table with various bottles of prescriptions arrayed on top of it, while they review a stack of paper medical bills.Whether you are planning ahead for retirement or looking for care for an aging parent, the cost associated with nursing home care is certainly something that will cross your mind. It’s important to take a moment to break down nursing home costs, with an aim to help you understand projected expenses for proper preparation.

Average Nursing Home Costs

Nursing homes may provide both private and semi-private rooms. The average nursing home cost for a private room, according to Genworth’s 2020 cost of care study, is $105,852 annually and $8,821 monthly. If you’re looking to pay for a semi-private room, it will cost you an average of $93,072 annually and $7,756 monthly.

A senior couple sitting on a couch in their home, talking with a nurse in blue scrubs who is taking notes during a visit.There are many reasons that people seek alternatives to nursing homes for their senior parents or loved ones, including the cost of services or the fact that your loved one might need more specialized, individual care that a nursing home cannot provide. Additionally, it’s important to note that cases of negligence in nursing homes are unfortunately not uncommon.

Finding a safe, comfortable environment with adequate care and clear protections for your aging family members can be challenging. Other options for senior care could include any of the following explored further below.

Home Care

Many families face the undesirable decision to place a loved one in a caregiving facility to ensure they receive the assistance they require in a safe environment.

However, choosing the best place can be challenging, as is knowing if the facility has faced ongoing citations and violations from inspectors and formal complaints.

Understanding what agency regulates an assisted living facility is crucial before deciding to place a loved one under their care.

You could file a civil lawsuit against the assisted living facility, administrators, employees, visitors, or other residents based on negligence if their negligent behavior led to someone’s injuries.

In most incidents, the assisted living facility or nursing home could be held legally and financially accountable for a resident’s injuries or death.

The Illinois personal injury attorneys at Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers, LLC, have a comprehensive understanding of pursuing and resolving preventable fall claims. Let our legal team at (888) 424-5757 carefully review your evidence and help you file a claim.

Janet Woodcock and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Make Pronouncement on Zantac and Ranitidine Products

The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA), led by Janet Woodcock, recently recommended the removal of any drug on the market that contain ranitidine or ranitidine products, circa April 1 2020. Many heartburn medications (also called H2 blockers) like Zantac have ranitidine in them.

In fact, ranitidine is the medical term for Zantac. Zantac is an over the counter drug meant to treat GERD, heartburn, acid reflux, and other side effects. These ranitidine medications and all ranitidine products or ranitidine drugs (including otc ranitidine) have NDMA in them and ranitidine products increases the chances of cancer if the NDMA is at unacceptable levels per FDA warning.

Bed sores are often the result of localized skin damage when prolonged pressure from an external surface compresses against a bony prominence.

Common areas for bed sores include the back of the head, shoulder blades, shoulders, elbows, tailbone, hipbones, back of the knees, ankles, toes, and most commonly, the heels and sacrum.

Areas Where Bed Sores Form

Most common areas of the body for pressure sores.

Allegations of sexual abuse have surfaced involving St. Theresa school and parish in Palatine, Illinois have surfaced. The alleged abuse has been corroborated by several women who were enrolled in the school in the 1970’s and 1980’s.

According to reports from survivors, the abuse was perpetrated by a custodian at the school and was reported to the school’s headmaster who allegedly failed to take any intervention. The school is part of the Archdiocese of Chicago.

Schools Legal Responsibility for the Act’s of Staff