Tag Archives: Death

Monsanto Argues Roundup Cancer Victim Should Receive Less Money Because of Imminent Death

August 10, 2018, a jury found Monsanto (now owned by Bayer AG1,2) had “acted with malice or oppression” and was responsible for “negligent failure” by not warning consumers about the carcinogenicity of its weed killer, Roundup.3,4 The plaintiff in this historic case was 46-year-old Dewayne Johnson, who is dying from Non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Johnson sprayed about… Read More »

Greenford schoolboy’s cheese allergy death was ‘unprecedented’ – BBC News

The death of a schoolboy who collapsed after cheese was thrown at him was “unprecedented”, an inquest has heard. Karanbir Cheema, 13, died after having a severe reaction at his school in west London on 28 June 2017. Specialist Dr Adam Fox said severe reactions from skin contact were “very, very uncommon” and he was… Read More »

Death by 1000 Clicks Redux

By MARK BRAUNSTEIN, MD Back in the ‘stone ages’ when I (an MIT grad) was an intern, I was called at 4 AM to see someone else’s gravely ill patient because her IV had infiltrated.  I started a new one and drew some blood work to check on her status.  When the results came back (on… Read More »