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Chad Terhune

Oklahoma hospital used dirty gastroscopes on almost 1,000 patients; no infections reported

Aug 30 2019

An unnamed hospital in Oklahoma used contaminated gastroscopes in procedures performed on nearly a thousand patients in recent months, device maker Pentax Medical told U.S. regulators last month, putting the patients at risk of exposure to bacteria that can cause infections.

FDA finds asbestos in three Claire's cosmetics products

Mar 06 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration called on Congress to modernize rules for cosmetics safety on Tuesday after it issued an alert warning consumers not to use three cosmetics products sold by Claire's Stores Inc because they tested positive for asbestos, a known carcinogen.

U.S. insulin costs per patient nearly doubled from 2012 to 2016: study

Jan 22 2019

The cost of insulin for treating type 1 diabetes in the United States nearly doubled over a five-year period, underscoring a national outcry over rising drug prices, according to a new analysis shared with Reuters.

U.S. insulin costs per patient nearly doubled from 2012 to 2016 -study

Jan 22 2019

Jan 22 The cost of insulin for treating type 1 diabetes in the United States nearly doubled over a five-year period, underscoring a national outcry over rising drug prices, according to a new analysis shared with Reuters.

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