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According to MarketWatch, Johnson & Johnson "has been fighting more than 9,000 talcum-powder lawsuits with mixed success. It says its signature powder has always been safe and asbestos-free." Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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A California jury awarded a woman $417 million in a case against Johnson & Johnson. The woman claimed that her use of Johnson's Baby Powder led to terminal ovarian cancer. Scientists disagree on how strong a link there is between talc and ovarian cancer. Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Does Baby Powder Cause Cancer? A Jury Says Yes. Scientists Aren't So Sure

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The schizophrenia drug Risperdal was at the heart of government investigations into improper marketing that stretched back more than a decade. JB Reed/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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No more tears, and no more quaternium-15 for Johnson's Baby Shampoo. Mike Clarke/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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More than a half-million bottles of Tylenol for babies have been recalled because of complaints about a new system for getting the dose right. The doughnut-like receptacle for the syringe seen in the neck of the bottle can get pushed down into the liquid medicine. Johnson & Johnson hide caption

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