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J&J CEO Alex Gorsky testifies that he trusted internal experts as the company remains embroiled in legal disputes over baby powder

J&J CEO Alex Gorsky testified on Monday as part of a high-stakes legal proceeding related to the safety of the company's baby powder.

A study of more than 250,000 women is the best evidence yet that baby powder doesn’t increase ovarian cancer risk

A study of more than 250,000 US women released Tuesday suggests there's no meaningful link between genital baby powder use and ovarian cancer risk.
A container of Johnson's baby powder.

Johnson & Johnson recalled a batch of baby powder after a test found asbestos. The company says the product is safe.

The FDA found a trace of asbestos in samples from a bottle of baby powder purchased from an online retailer. J&J says further testing didn't find asbestos.
Baby powder use has been linked to some cancer cases, but does that mean it's dangerous?

Johnson & Johnson is being investigated by the SEC over fears its baby powder may cause cancer — here’s how worried you should be

Baby powder is made with talc, a mineral that can contain asbestos fibers. But the science is far from settled on whether talc contributes to cancer.
A container of Johnson's baby powder made by Johnson & Johnson.

Johnson & Johnson tumbles after report says it knew for decades that its baby powder contained asbestos

Johnson & Johnson fell 7.6% Friday after Reuters reported the pharmaceutical giant knew for decades its baby powder contained asbestos.

J&J ordered to pay $4.7 billion to women after claims its products gave them cancer

The Fortune 500 company Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $4.69 billion to women who argued in court that its talc products contained asbestos and caused them to develop ovarian cancer, Bloomberg reports.