Mirena IUD Lawsuits against Bayer

The Mirena IUD manufactured by Bayer Pharmaceuticals is a small, T-shaped container of flexible plastic. Doctors implant the device, and it releases a continuous of levonorgestrel — a hormone commonly found in oral contraceptives. But, women who used Mirena and suffered dangerous side effects filed lawsuits claiming the product is “defective and unreasonably dangerous.” Among […]

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Texas Car Accident Statistics

Motor vehicle traffic highlights and statistics for the calendar year of 2014. Information contained in this report represents reportable data collected from Texas Peace Officer’s Crash Reports (CR-3) received and processed by the Department as of May 20, 2015. In 2014, Texas experienced an increase in the number of motor vehicle traffic injury fatalities from […]

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What is Gynecomastia?

What is Gynecomastia? Gynecomastia is overdevelopment of the male breast. In response to too much estrogen (a female hormone) or too little testosterone (a male hormone), the glandular tissue of the breast swells and forms a breast bud (enlarged breast). Gynecomastia can occur in babies, teen boys, and older men.

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1 Rescued from Downtown Housefire

HOUSTON — Firefighters responded to a house fire near downtown Houston Wednesday night. Officials said the fire broke out at a house near Wheeler at Dowling just after 9 p.m. Wednesday. Neighbors said the heavy smoke and flames were coming from a halfway house. Houston fire officials said one person had to be rescued from […]

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