Thursday, August 11, 2011
Monday, August 08, 2011
From the New York Times:
Dr. Bernadine P. Healy, the first woman to lead the National Institutes of Health and the first physician to lead the American Red Cross until she was forced out in a storm of criticism over flawed responses to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, died on Saturday at her home in Gates Mills, Ohio. She was 67.Click here to access the article.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
Sunday, March 13, 2011
Sunday, March 06, 2011
From the New York Times article:
A large West Virginia hospital seriously overradiated patients suspected of having strokes with CT scans for more than a year after similar episodes prompted federal officials to alert hospitals nationwide to be especially careful when using those types of scans, interviews and documents show.Click here to access the NYT article.
“The events of the past year have certainly raised awareness of the issue,” said Karen Riley, a spokeswoman for the Food and Drug Administration. “However, we suspect that overexposures continue to occur and that incidents are underreported.”
Friday, February 18, 2011
Thursday, February 03, 2011
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Sunday, January 09, 2011
From the JAMA article "Non–Evidence-Based ICD Implantations in the United States":
Conclusion Among patients with ICD implants in this registry, 22.5% did not meet evidence-based criteria for implantation.Click here to access the article abstract.