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Class action lawsuit accuses Teladoc execs of insider trading, false statements, inappropriate affairs

Dec 14, 2018 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The class action was filed just a week after the Southern Investigation Reporting Foundation released a report claiming that Teladoc COO and CFO Mark Hirschhorn had an affair with a...
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Investigators Uncover Trove Of Photos Of Unclothed Women In Former USC Gynecologist’s Storage Unit

Dec 13, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
The police have been investigating Dr. George Tyndall as part of what is believed to be the largest sex crimes investigation involving an individual in LAPD history. Hundreds of current and former USC students have made allegations against Tyndall's behavior while performing medical examinations. In October, USC agreed to settle a federal class-action suit on behalf of Tyndall’s patients for $215...
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USC Gynecologist Charged With Sexual Abuse Is Now Center Of Grand Jury Investigation

Dec 07, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
While deputy district attorney Reinhold Mueller Jr. declined to comment on the grand jury examining evidence about Dr. George Tyndall, he said, “Our office is thoroughly reviewing all complaints that have been presented to us.” In other women's health news, California universities might make abortion pills available, and Iowans are having to travel out of state for...
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CDC says nine more people added to E.coli infection investigation

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday an additional nine people are being investigated in connection with the multistate outbreak of E. coli infections related to romaine lettuce....
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J&J unit to pay $360 million to U.S. to resolve charity kickback probe

Dec 07, 2018 , Reuters
A Johnson & Johnson unit will pay the U.S. government $360 million to resolve an investigation into its financial support of a charity that helped Medicare patients cover out-of-pocket drug costs, the Justice Department said on Thursday....
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'Disturbing' rape kit investigation prompts action in several states

Dec 06, 2018 , CNN Health
The Washington attorney general said Tuesday he will notify every law enforcement agency in his state and direct them to ensure that rape kits are not being inappropriately destroyed. His action comes in response to a CNN investigation into the destruction of rape kits nationwide and on the heels of a Missouri police chief's apology to victims....
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Chinese Scientist Under Investigation For Gene-Editing Human Embryos Is Missing, Reports Claim

Dec 05, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
He Jiankui hasn't been seen publicly since making an appearance at a scientific summit on Wednesday. He rocked the scientific community last week by announcing that he edited genes in human embryos, an ethical line that had yet to be crossed prior to his...
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Federal investigation finds holes in orphan drug approval process

Dec 05, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Of the 148 applications the GAO analyzed, reviewers granted orphan status to 26 that were missing required...
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Police chief apologizes to rape victims and vows reforms in response to CNN investigation

Dec 05, 2018 , CNN Health
The police chief in Springfield, Missouri, has apologized to the city's sexual assault victims and ordered changes in how the department handles sex crimes cases. The reaction follows a CNN investigation into rape kit destruction that highlighted the agency's practices, which experts called "disturbing."...
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Government Investigation Finds Flaws In the FDA’s Orphan Drug Program

Dec 01, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A probe by the Government Accountability Office cites breakdowns in the Food and Drug Administration program that approves drugs for rare...
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World's leading geneticists call for investigation into 'deeply disturbing' claims

Nov 30, 2018 , CNN Health
Organizers of a global genome conference have called for an independent investigation into a Chinese scientist who claims to have created the world's first genetically edited babies, describing his research as "deeply disturbing."...
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5 takeaways from CNN's investigation into rape kit destruction

Nov 30, 2018 , CNN Health
In the era of #MeToo and stories about the alleged perpetrators of sexual violence, CNN's exclusive investigation "Destroyed" turns the spotlight on those responsible for protecting the public....
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Investigation: Lives Lost Amid ER Violations

Nov 30, 2018 , WebMD
An investigation by WebMD and Georgia Health News finds that hospitals are breaking a law that requires them to provide emergency care to patients who need it, sometimes with deadly...
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Rice professor's role in 'world's first gene edited babies' under investigation

Nov 28, 2018 , CNN Health
Rice University physics professor Michael Deem is being investigated for his possible role in the genetic editing of twin Chinese embryos that may have led to the world's first designer babies....
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U.S. FDA finds traces of heavy metals in kratom products

Nov 28, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it had found high levels of heavy metals such as lead and nickel in some kratom products, following field investigations....
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FDA overhauls approval process as medical devices come under fire

Nov 28, 2018 , CNN Health
As the US Food and Drug Administration publicizes its plans to overhaul the process for manufacturers that want to market medical devices in the United States, a year-long investigation by a nonprofit newsroom is reporting more than 80,000 deaths potentially linked to medical implants since 2008....
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As Out-Of-Hospital Births Rise, Lack Of Regulations Allows Midwives To Dodge Fatal Mistakes

Nov 27, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A nine-month investigation shows how states have failed to safeguard an increasingly popular practice — deliveries in homes or birth centers overseen primarily by midwives without medical training or malpractice insurance. Other news on maternal care examines how midwives could reduce maternal mortality, questions the benefits of bed rest, and looks at attempts to reduce...
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China orders investigation after scientist claims first gene-edited babies

Nov 27, 2018 , Reuters
Chinese health and medical ethics authorities started an investigation on Monday into claims by a scientist who released videos on YouTube saying he had altered the genes of twins born earlier this month, creating the first gene edited babies....
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Lawsuits filed over drinking water in South Carolina after CNN report

Nov 21, 2018 , CNN Health
Two lawsuits have been filed on behalf of residents of Denmark, South Carolina, where a CNN investigation revealed that a chemical was being added to the water supply for 10 years without EPA approval....
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CDC escalates response to polio-like illness AFM

Nov 21, 2018 , CNN Health
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has escalated its response to the illness that's struck children in 29 states, increasing the number of disease detectives in its Atlanta headquarters from two to 16, according to a CDC official close to the investigation....
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