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List of 8 Biggest Ovarian Cancer Clinical Trials for 2020

Ovarian cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in women, accounting for more than 21,000 new cases each year (American Cancer Society). Ovarian cancer causes more deaths than any other cancer that occurs in the female reproductive system. Rates of ovarian cancer have generally been falling, but recent revelations and lawsuits about the… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson Faces Criminal Investigation Related to Baby Powder

The Department of Justice launched a criminal probe last week into whether J&J lied about possible cancer risks of its baby powder. It has convened a grand jury in Washington DC to investigate the matter, according to media reports. (Reuters.com) The grand jury is looking at documents related to what Johnson & Johnson company officials… Read More »

Talcum Powder in Women’s Makeup

There have been many headlines in the last few years about talcum powder used in Johnson & Johnson Baby Powder containing asbestos and causing ovarian cancer. For example, in 2017, a Missouri jury told J&J to pay $110 million to a woman from Virginia who claimed her ovarian cancer was caused by using J&J baby… Read More »

Asbestos and Talcum Powder the Connection

Talc is a soft, natural mineral that is used for many consumer and industrial purposes. In the consumer market, it is used most often in baby powder and cosmetics. Talc is found in rock deposits frequently near asbestos, so it is easy for talcum powder to be contaminated with the human carcinogen that is known… Read More »

History of Johnson & Johnson

Johnson & Johnson is the largest healthcare product company in the world today, but it started very small. It was founded in 1886 by three brothers – Robert Wood Johnson, James Wood Johnson, and Edward Mead Johnson. The company was first formed in New Brunswick, New Jersey. It is believed the Johnson brothers wanted to… Read More »

11 Surprising Uses for Talcum Powder

Talcum powder is not just useful for babies. This versatile white powder can do so much for us than prevent diaper rash. Below are some of the most surprising uses for talcum powder. #1 Dry Shampoo Baby powder is ideal for a dry shampoo. All you need to do is sprinkle powder on your comb… Read More »

Talcum Powder Alternatives

With the recent dangerous health implications involving talcum powder and cancer, many consumers are clearing their shelves of these products. This, combined with the rising popularity of greener, safer products for homes and families, has opened up the market to a host of talcum and traditional baby powder alternatives. For those who enjoy the moisture-absorbing,… Read More »