| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:54 AM
Criminal investigators from the Department of Justice and the Food and Drug Administration were at a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company on Tuesday with a search warrant, a company spokesman said.
Federal officials say that more issues have been...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:41 AM
The number of documented U.S. cases of fungal meningitis has risen yet again, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reporting 214 cases Monday, including 15 deaths.
In Indiana, health officials confirm 28 cases and two deaths.
| Oct 15, 2012
| 1:35 PM
- Two other products are linked to illnesses, FDA says
- The number of cases is now up to 214 with 15 deaths, according to CDC
- The cases have spread to 15 states, officials say
- The outbreak has been linked to a...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 8:37 AM
Some patients who developed fungal meningitis in an outbreak linked to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy are experiencing more health woes, officials said.
Patients are not only developing meningitis, inflammation of the thin tissue surrounding the...
| Aug 23, 2012
WASHINGTON — Scientists who helped pioneer BioWatch, the government's system for detecting a biological attack on the U.S., knew from the start that it was prone to false alarms, records show.
Between 2003, when the nationwide network of air...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:55 AM
Name: Morgan Griffith
Running for: U.S. House of Representatives, 9th District (incumbent)
Birthday: March 15, 1958
Official websites: http://morgangriffith.house.gov/ and http://www.morgangriffithforcongress.com/
| Sep 8, 2012
WASHINGTON — Amid concerns about cost and reliability, the federal Department of Homeland Security has quietly postponed plans to buy technology that officials have long claimed could provide a life-saving upgrade of BioWatch, the nation's system...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 6:55 AM
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure announced Wednesday that two of its leaders are leaving their posts, months after the breast cancer advocacy group came under fire over its decision -- later reversed -- to cut funding for Planned Parenthood projects....
| Aug 3, 2012
| 3:22 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday refused to comment on a newly released e-mail which again suggests he was involved in the White House decision to promote a $535 million federal loan to Solyndra LLC, a California solar energy equipment company that...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:11 PM
Fred Upton's long run in Congress appears likely to continue as the St. Joseph Republican easily defeated Kalamazoo challenger Jack Hoogendyk in Tuesday's primary election in Michigan.
A St. Joseph Republican who two years ago became chairman of the...
| Feb 1, 2013
WASHINGTON -- Leaders of a House committee probing BioWatch, the nation's troubled system for detecting biological attacks, complained Thursday that administration officials had blocked them from seeing documents held by two senior federal scientists...
| Dec 22, 2012
WASHINGTON -- Year after year, health officials meeting at invitation-only government conferences leveled with one another about BioWatch, the nation's system for detecting deadly pathogens that might be unleashed into the air by terrorists.