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Avandia gets boxed warning cautioning of heart attacks

The Food and Drug Administration has just informed healthcare professionals of new, important warnings that will be added to the type II diabetes medication Avandia. Diabetes affects 20.8 million people in the United States, many of whom are potential Florida drug injury victims.

The Avandia boxed warning will now warn that Avandia may be associated with an increased risk of myocardial ischemic events (such as angina) or myocardial infarction (heart attack occurring because of a lack of blood supplied to the heart).

Florida drug injuries are all too common in this day and age and can have life-altering consequences. The FDA has advised healthcare professionals to closely monitor patients who take Avandia for cardiovascular risks and Florida drug injuries.

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Florida motorcycle accident kills one

A Florida motorcycle accident claimed the life of the motorcycle driver after he slammed into another car at high speed. The accident occurred at 11:30pm near interstate 95.

The Florida motorcycle accident appears to have happened when the car in front of the motorcyclist slowed down because of upcoming traffic; the motorcyclist didn’t see the car slow down and rear-ended it, throwing him onto the road. The man was not wearing a helmet and died on the scene.

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Florida traumatic brain injury victim awarded $50M

A jury awarded $50 million to a family who was hit by a drunk driver three years ago. Their son was left with a serious Florida traumatic brain injury, then four years old at the time. The accident shattered the boy’s skull, lodging bone in his brain which had to be removed with parts of the boy’s brain.

The father suffered a serious Florida head injury in addition to a ruptured spleen and diaphragm. He has not been able to return to work since the serious Florida auto accident.

The drunk driver, who later pleaded guilty to DUI, was sentenced to five years in prison for his role in the serious Florida auto accident he caused.

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