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Latest trial in J&J talc litigations gets under way in California

(Reuters) – A California jury on Monday heard opening statements in the latest trial over allegations that Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products, including the company’s baby powder, were contaminated with asbestos and cause cancer. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File… Read More »

More Than Half Of California Nursing Homes Balk At Stricter Staffing Rules

More than half of California’s nursing homes are asking to be exempted from new state regulations that would require them to spend more time directly caring for their patients. The state’s new staffing requirements for nursing homes, quietly passed in last year’s budget bill, seem universally unpopular. Patient advocates say the new regulations don’t go… Read More »