Wayne Hogan

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Cyclists Have Rights Against Dog Owners

“Did you ever notice when you blow in a dog’s face he gets mad at you? But when you take him in a car he sticks his head out the window!” -Steve Bluestone Although dogs share our homes, dogs are still animals and not humans. While they often make wonderful family pets, they can also […]

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Dental Treatment for Patients Receiving Bisphosphonate Therapy

(05/02/06)It is important for dentists to be aware that while on treatment, invasive dental procedures should be avoided if at all possible. Dentists should be made aware of a patient’s medical history, current medications and any treatments (current or past) using intravenous bisphosphonates because of their long half-life (period of time that the drugs stay […]

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Drug for Bones Is Newly Linked to Jaw Disease

(06/02/06)The New York Times By GINA KOLATA Published: June 2, 2006 In the last 10 years, millions of patients have taken a class of drugs that can prevent agonizing broken and deteriorating bones. The drugs once seemed perfectly safe and have transformed life for patients with cancer or osteoporosis. But recently there have been reports […]

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Drug Linked to Death of Jawbone

Mar 13, 2005 | Rita Rubin | USA TODAY Salvatore Ruggiero was puzzled.Over a three-year period, the jaws of dozens of patients who had undergone oral surgery at his hospital had failed to heal properly. Part of the jawbone had died and become exposed.We never saw this before in the jaw except in patients who […]

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Proponents of Bicycle Safety

Due to the favorable climate and terrain, many Floridians use bicycles as a source of recreation and enjoyment. However, bicyclists should be aware of traffic conditions where they are required to ride on the roadway.Bicycle riders less than age (16) must wear a safety helmet and bicycles on the roadway have most of the same […]

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Side Effects & Physiologic Effects of Bisphosphates

Bisphosphonates have been linked to several side effects. The most common from bisphosphonates taken orally are upset stomach and erosion of the esophagus, and in fewer circumstances are believed to be linked to Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) also referred to as dead jaw. Victims generally develop severe abscesses around the mouth, painful toothaches and […]

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The Widespread Use of Bisphosphonates & Reported Injuries

While trying to quantify the exact number of people potentially affected is difficult, Fosamax alone is taken by nearly 10 million men and women.- Since 2001, more than 2,400 patients taking bisphosphonates have reported jaw bone death. Most of these reports came from people who took potent, intravenously delivered versions of these drugs – An […]

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What is Osteonecrosis of the Jaw (ONJ)?

Oral surgeons have described ONJ as a condition in which the bone tissue fails to heal (osteo/bone and necrosis/death) after dental trauma, including tooth extractions, oral surgery and other common dental procedures.ONJ can cause chronic pain, dysfunction and disfigurement. Though current treatments involve long-term antibiotics therapy and surgical removal of the dead bone, there is […]

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Spring 2007 Newsletter

Read more about Terrell Hogan news, community activities, product recalls and new laws that affect you and your family. Providing you with up-to-date information on these relevant issues is part of our commitment to protect your rights. Terrell Hogan 2007 Spring Newsletter

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Terrell Hogan Successful Fight for Tree Conservation

A Jacksonville city tree protection amendment was upheld in the First District Court of Appeals Monday, September 26, 2005, with the assistance and support of Jim Terrell and Wayne Hogan. The amendment gives local land developers the option of not destroying protected trees, replacing trees either on the property or elsewhere or, as a last […]

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