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August 19, 2022
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Anti-vax group in Europe thrives online, thwarts tech effort

Dr. Roberto Ieraci vaccinate a woman in a vaccine center in Rome on Feb. 23, 2018. An anti-vaccine group that has harassed doctors and public officials […]
August 7, 2022
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Pfizer in talks on $5 billion acquisition: media

A man walks past the Pfizer logo on the drug maker’s headquarters in New York. American drugmaker Pfizer is close to a deal to purchase Global […]
November 21, 2021
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UK to probe ‘systematic bias’ in medical devices tech

Britain’s health secretary cited research showing that oximeters are less accurate on people with darker skin as highlighting the potential problem. Britain’s health secretary announced Sunday […]
March 6, 2021
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Journal’s ‘appalling’ racism podcast, tweet prompt outcry

A prominent medical journal’s provocative tweet was meant to prompt interest in a podcast on racism. Instead, the Twitter post and the podcast stoked backlash and […]
February 16, 2021
US court orders $834 mn from BMS, Sanofi on Plavix: reports thumbnail

US court orders $834 mn from BMS, Sanofi on Plavix: reports

Hawaii officials won their case against makers of the blood thinner Plavix, who they said misled customers A Hawaii court ordered Bristol-Myers Squibb and Sanofi to […]
February 13, 2021
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Court: Universities can be sued over cancer gene mix-up

The Michigan Court of Appeals has reinstated lawsuits against two universities over mistaken results that were discovered years after two sisters were tested for a high […]
December 28, 2020
German pilot traces giant syringe in sky to mark Covid jabs thumbnail

German pilot traces giant syringe in sky to mark Covid jabs

Credit: Flightradar A young German pilot said Sunday he traced a giant syringe in the sky as a way of marking the start of Germany’s roll […]
December 11, 2020
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Who is the girl behind the face of CPR?

Credit: Wikimedia / Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic She is the face that many have kissed during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training and she has saved millions […]
November 24, 2020
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What doctors aren’t always taught: How to spot racism in health care

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Betial Asmerom, a fourth-year medical student at the University of California-San Diego, didn’t have the slightest interest in becoming a doctor when […]
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