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As drug prices skyrocket, senators rip an ex-Big Pharma CEO

Prescription drug prices continue to soar, prompting hearings on Capitol Hill, and leading a columnist to suggest nifty ways how Big Pharma could better educate consumers about medications, especially since many seniors may be…more
| Elections & Politics, Health, Personal Injury, Science, Computers, & Technology

L.A. hospital under fire for ‘dumping’ poor patient after emergency treatment

Is this any way to treat the most needy? Los Angeles prosecutors have announced a $450,000 settlement with yet another of the city’s hospitals accused of “patient dumping,” the practice of hustling individuals, particularly the…more
| Health

Tougher Oversight Needed on Harms of Medical Devices

Problems with medical devices contribute to 3,000 Americans’ deaths annually, research shows, and fixing any one of the problem devices can cost hundreds of millions. So why aren’t government officials doing more and better in…more
| Products Liability, Science, Computers, & Technology

Will Congress vaporize proposals to curb tobacco use, protect kids’ health?

Just days after federal health officials warned about teen-agers’ increasing use of e-cigarettes (vaping) and hookahs, members of a House committee have approved a legislative move that shields vaping manufacturers from imminent…more
| Consumer Protection, Elections & Politics, Health

A U.S. privacy crackdown: Hospital fined $2.2 million in filming of dying patient

Hospital patients who are dying or in extreme duress should not have their privacy exploited by reality television camera shows, federal health care regulators now have made clear. They have just settled with a noted New York…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Health, Privacy

NIH clinical center in Bethesda rebuked for failing to put patients first

A venerated research and care institution that happens to be in our neighborhood got a rebuke and a reminder about its need to put patients first, ensuring that their care doesn’t get trumped by research needs. A blue-chip…more
| Health

You Should Know - April 2016

Distracted Driving Still on the Rise, Especially Among Teens - According to AAA, Americans drive the fewest miles during the winter months. Once April rolls around and the sun shines a bit brighter, the mileage goes up as…more
| Consumer Protection

Does racial bias by doctors hurt black patients’ ability to get adequate pain management?

The answer is “yes,” according to a new study which finds that medical students hold “fantastical” views about biological differences between blacks and whites, and this may result in blacks receiving less help in managing…more
| Health

Better Healthcare Newsletter from Patrick Malone

In many households, it’s the season for a spring freshening. So this month, we focus on how to make your home as healthy as possible by cleaning up the hidden hazards. Get the lead out - and other ways to make your home…more
| Consumer Protection, Products Liability, Real Estate - Residential, Toxic Torts

Silly chocolate milk ‘study’ leaves Terps looking like health information twerps

The University of Maryland has taken a hit to its credibility as a major research institution-and for one of the silliest reasons possible: The Terps, officials have conceded, showed almost no internal rigor nor basic research…more
| Education, Products Liability, Science, Computers, & Technology

Hospitals besieged by ransomware attacks, hacker assaults on patients’ records

Hackers are wreaking havoc on hospitals across the country with “ransomware” that locks up institutions’ computer systems until they pay off the miscreants. These high-profile incidents are just part of broader hacker attacks…more
| Health, Privacy, Science, Computers, & Technology

High-flying drug firms, CEOs take a fall — will price profiteering falter, too?

Although they may have been high-flyers just a few months ago, some big players in Big Pharma have gotten a brutal kind of karmic comeuppance for their craven business strategy of jacking up drug prices to maximize profits, the…more
| Business Organizations, Health, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

Did NFL adopt Big Tobacco’s smokescreen ploy to deny concussion harms?

The National Football League may have taken a page from Big Tobacco’s playbook, and played fast and loose with data used in “scientific studies” to downplay players’ risks from concussions, a New York Times investigation finds…more
| Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Personal Injury

Will Big Pharma’s free speech rights trump FDA, regulatory safety?

Recent developments in the law may have opened a new path for drug makers to exercise corporate free speech rights in ways that don’t look healthy for consumers. The case that concerns health watchdogs started when…more
| Communications & Media Law, Constitutional Law, Consumer Protection, Products Liability, Science, Computers, & Technology

Better Healthcare Newsletter from Patrick Malone: How to be a smart consumer of health news - March 2016

A firehose of news about health and medicine drenches all of us every minute of every day. How do we keep from drowning in this flood? Or from being misled by wrong information? This month: how savvy consumers can protect…more
| Consumer Protection
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