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Seeking Help Difficult for Bipolar Man with Risperdal “Man Boobs”

Seeking Help Difficult for Bipolar Man with Risperdal “Man Boobs” June 14, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Plattsmouth, NE: Most of us don’t think twice to talk with our doctor if we think there is an issue—a side effect—associated with a prescribed medication. But many people with mental illness don’t have the wherewithal to seek help. Such is the case with Jared, who was prescribed Risperdal for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. He developed gynecomastia, or “man boobs” and was unable to talk about it with his doctors, most of whom were at hospitals for mentally ill patients.
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IVC Filters “Deadly Missiles”

IVC Filters “Deadly Missiles” March 15, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Indianapolis, IN: At least four more IVC Filter lawsuits have been filed so far this month, adding to more than 3,000 complaints that people have been injured by IVC filters that have been referred to as “deadly missiles” when fractured.
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High School Junior Lost 26 Pounds in Seven Days from Stevens Johnson Syndrome

High School Junior Lost 26 Pounds in Seven Days from Stevens Johnson Syndrome March 23, 2013. By Gordon Gibb.
Scottsbluff, NE “To know that your 17-year-old son is playing basketball on a Thursday and then fighting for his life on a Friday to keep this disease from killing him, we absolutely don’t take anything for granted now.” Poignant words from a mother having just witnessed her once-healthy, athletic son descend into the hell of Stevens Johnson Syndrome. All due to taking medication for a simple sinus infection.
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When Home Warranties Go Wrong

When Home Warranties Go Wrong February 17, 2013. By Heidi Turner.
Omaha, NE When homeowners purchase appliances, they often purchase home warranty insurance to protect themselves. After all, appliances can be expensive to replace - and can cause extensive damage when they break down. Getting a home warranty seems like a good idea, until the home warranty companies fail to honor their agreement and consumers find their insurance claim denied.
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Securities Lawsuit Filed Against Wells Fargo

Securities Lawsuit Filed Against Wells Fargo November 18, 2012. By Heidi Turner.
Columbus, NB A securities lawsuit has been filed against Wells Fargo, alleging the company misled managers of Nebraska Public Power District's (NPPD) retirement plan about the risks associated with an investment. The securities fraud lawsuit alleges Wells Fargo engaged in fraud, misleading statements and other deceptive practices when marketing its investment to NPPD.
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Will Widened Michael Foods Egg Recall Result in Foodborne Illness?

Will Widened Michael Foods Egg Recall Result in Foodborne Illness? March 11, 2012. By Gordon Gibb.
Wakefield, NE Food recalls, undertaken in an effort to avoid cases of Foodborne Illness, can appear to take on a life of their own after the domino effect of a recall takes hold. Case in point is the recent recall of more than a million hard-cooked eggs by Michael Foods.
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Former Nebraska Broker Pleads No Contest to Charges of Stock Fraud

Former Nebraska Broker Pleads No Contest to Charges of Stock Fraud May 22, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Nebraska City, NE One of the two Nebraska City brokers charged with four counts of stock fraud recently pleaded no contest, The Associated Press reports.
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Nebraska Man Injured in Train Car Accident

Nebraska Man Injured in Train Car Accident January 14, 2011. By Charles Benson.
Omaha, NE An Omaha, Nebraska man was recently injured in a train car accident when he became stuck between a guardrail and the car at the MidAmerican power plant in Iowa, the Omaha World-Herald reports.
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Nebraska Woman Jailed over Stockbroker Fraud

Nebraska Woman Jailed over Stockbroker Fraud December 26, 2010. By Charles Benson.
Omaha, NE An Omaha, Nebraska woman was recently sentenced to five years in federal prison and ordered to pay back $3 million after she committed stockbroker fraud involving former football players from the University of Nebraska and Michael Vick, the Omaha World-Herald reports.
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Kroger Recalls Pet Food in 19 States

Kroger Recalls Pet Food in 19 States December 20, 2010. By Gordon Gibb.
Atlanta, GA In what will hopefully not turn into an unhappy Christmas for pet owners, a major distributor of pet food has announced a recall of select pet food packages from retail stores in 19 states. The Kroger Co. released details of a recall late Saturday involving certain packages of Pet Pride Cat Food, Pet Pride Kitten Food, Old Yeller Chunk Dog Food, Kroger Value Cat Food and Kroger Value Chunk Food.
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