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Talcum powder may have caused cancer

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Posted at 4:00 PM, May 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-03 19:04:10-04
Johnson & Johnson lost it's court case against a lawsuit that claims it's talcum powder caused cancer.
 
A Saint Louis jury told the company to pay $55 million in damages to Gloria Ristesund, who says she used the company's talcum powder for more than 35 years before being diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2011.
 
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Johnson & Johnson argues it's labeling is appropriate and it plans to appeal the verdict.