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All news posts from July 01, 2003 to July 31, 2003

Posted by Staff Writer
July 30, 2003 12:00 AM

Children with a cochlear implant have a greater risk of developing pneumococcal (Streptococcus pneumoniae) meningitis compared to children in the general population, according to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and others published i

Posted by Staff Writer
July 24, 2003 12:00 AM

A Florida grand jury indicted 19 pharmaceutical wholesalers Monday on charges they intentionally diluted prescription medications, mislabeled drugs and filled bottles with fake ingredients before attempting to sell them to common pharmacy chains. Authorities say the scheme, which has allegedly been ongoing for the las

Posted by Staff Writer
July 23, 2003 12:00 AM

According to numerous insurance organizations, the number of toxic mold lawsuits filed in the United States has tripled in the last three years. In a report last week, the Insurance Information Institute revealed that 10,000 mold cases are currently pending in the U.S. Attorneys nationwide have reported fielding incr

Posted by Staff Writer
July 18, 2003 12:00 AM

An 86-year-old man drove his car through a crowded farmers' market in Santa Monica, California Wednesday killing 10 people and injuring 50 others. Witnesses said Russell Weller, who may face manslaughter charges, drove through a three-block stretch of the market reserved for pedestrians only. Police called the afterm

Posted by Staff Writer
July 17, 2003 12:00 AM

A report released Thursday by the General Accounting Office (GAO), a special investigative branch of Congress, discusses the continuing problems with patient care in nursing homes. According to the GAO's data, 20 percent of the nation's 17,000 nursing homes were cited for violations between July 2000 and January 2002,

Posted by Staff Writer
July 08, 2003 12:00 AM

West Virginia's state Supreme Court granted class-action status last week to 5,000 lawsuits filed over the recalled diabetes medication Rezulin. Reversing a decision made in 2001 by Raleigh County Judge John A. Hutchison, the high court concluded that class certification should have been granted two years ago based on

Posted by Staff Writer
July 01, 2003 12:00 AM

The Federal Trade Commission announced three enforcement actions against direct marketers of weight-loss products containing ephedra. The two settlements and one complaint, filed in U.S. district court, target deceptive efficacy, safety, and "no side effects" claims for weight loss supplements containing ephedra (also

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