Amy Kronenberger

Amy M. Kronenberger is a journalist, blogger and freelance writer from Lima, Ohio. She has worked at The Daily Standard newspaper in Celina, Ohio, since 2010, having served six years as a reporter and four as copy editor. She also is the author of a health and wellness blog, Waiting for Alzheimer’s, and is passionate about helping others find complete health.

Strong link indicates a link between hair dye, chemical straighteners, and breast cancer

This page features: Cited Research Articles Hair dying, whether to enhance a natural color or to hide grays, is ubiquitous in American culture, but a recent study published in the International Journal of Cancer showing a possible link between breast cancer and the use of hair dye and chemical straighteners, especially among African American women, could have people …

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US government, drugmaker Gilead come to a head over patents for HIV antiviral Truvada

This page features: Cited Research Articles The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences Inc. continue to wage war over government-owned patents for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), or drugs to help prevent uninfected patients from contracting the virus.  In this case, the US Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Feb. …

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Judge reduces $8 billion Johnson & Johnson drug verdict, appeals continue

This page features: Cited Research Articles Both sides vow to continue appeals after a Philadelphia judge on Jan. 17 drastically cut Johnson & Johnson’s jury verdict from $8 billion to $6.8 million over damages reportedly caused by the company’s antipsychotic drug Risperdal. No reason was given as to why Philadelphia Common Pleas Court Judge Kenneth Powell …

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To settle or Not To Settle: Attorney Refuses to Back Down in Bayer-Roundup cases

This page features: Cited Research Articles Virginia-based attorney Mike Miller is taking on Bayer AG in two new trials starting this week, representing plaintiffs who claim the German company’s herbicide Roundup caused their cancer. The first case will take place in Contra Costa, California, and the second this week will be in St. Louis. These trials …

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Could A Recent Study Clear Baby Powder of Cancer Risk?

This page features: Cited Research Articles Johnson & Johnson has been at the center of a tidal wave of lawsuits, with more than 14,000 filed in 2019 alone, over the claim the use of its popular baby powder and its main ingredient, talc, could be linked to ovarian and mesothelioma cancers. However, a study published on …

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