| Mar 11, 2010
Governor Jennifer Granholm could soon sign into law a bill that wili protect patients from having improper medical devices used on them. The bill comes after Dr. Robert Stokes, a Grand Rapids Dermatologist, was found to be re-using medical equipment...
| May 12, 2010
Walgreens late Wednesday reversed a decision to carry genetic test kits in its stores after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began an investigation of the supplier and product.
Deerfield-based Walgreen Co. had planned to begin stocking thousands...
| May 13, 2010
| 8:27 AM
Walgreens late Wednesday reversed a decision to carry genetic test kits from a San Diego company in its stores after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began an investigation of the supplier and product.
Walgreen Co. had planned to begin stocking...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 7:48 AM
UPDATE: Senator Evan Bayh (D-Ind) announced Monday he will not seek re-election. The news comes as a shock to say the least, not just in Indiana, but in Washington, D.C.
The two-term Senator said he quote "doesn't love Congress." He elaborated further...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 4:39 PM
A fire burned in the back room.
Onlookers held their breath.
Precious seconds were ticking by, and the lone firefighter on the scene was repeatedly running headfirst into a wall.
"Now he's going the wrong way!" someone gasped.
| May 22, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Antonitsa Vlahoulis knew as she slipped into unconsciousness on the operating room table that her surgeon would choose which medical device she would receive to fix her leaky heart valve.
But when a warranty card arrived in the mail for the device...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 12:19 PM
The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it will act to ensure the government's right to impose marketing, manufacturing and safety restrictions on "electronic cigarettes," a nicotine delivery device widely billed as an alternative to...
| Jul 12, 2010
"Is there an app for that?" When it comes to consumer health care applications for smart phones, the answer, increasingly, is yes.
There are now close to 6,000 consumer health apps, according to a review published in March by mobihealthnews, which...
| Aug 3, 2010
Do you really know what's in the dietary supplements you're taking? Consumer Reports tells what might be in those pills and powders in a new report. They focus on the less-than-desirable ingredients that could be lurking in the supplements people often...
| Aug 16, 2010
Whether your child is in good health or not, a registered nurse at school can recognize medical issues you may have missed and be a powerful advocate to ensure your school has life-saving equipment.
But thanks to strapped education budgets, many...
| Jan 28, 2011
| 1:31 AM
New Holland, PA -New Holland Agriculture has been honored with a prestigious AE50 Award by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) for one of the most innovative product ideas to enter the market in 2010: the Opti-Fan...
| Sep 12, 2010
The chief of Emergency Medical Services in New Orleans said she spoke with top city officials in 2007 before starting a second job with a Texas company that makes a medical device used in the city's ambulances.
Dr. Jullette Saussy told The Times-Picayune...