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Category: Medical devices

9/18/2017

At least five reported deaths linked to weight loss balloons: Why it may be the ‘tip of the iceberg’

4 9/7/2016

Seven intriguing angles on the EpiPen price-gouging story

1/15/2016

Faulty medical devices stay on the market even after manufacturers know there are problems

5 1/5/2016

FDA teams up with medical device industry to write 21st Century Cures Act

4 12/22/2015

Why does psychiatry so often get a free pass on standards of evidence?

5 11/19/2015

Media ignore impact of unsafe medical devices — unless the company CEO is a celebrity billionaire like Elizabeth Holmes

10 10/27/2015

Why the media must play a bigger role in policing unsafe medical devices

5 9/23/2015

Better late than never, FDA to hold long overdue safety hearing on Essure sterilization device

4 9/10/2015

Slick congressional PR campaign relentlessly plugs 21st Century Cures Act

9 8/4/2015

21st Century Cures Act: A huge step backward for FDA standards