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Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »

Cyber-Defense, Software Updates & Outsourcing Spur $100 Billion in IT Services M&A, Reveals Hampleton Partners’ Report

$ 5 trillion threat of cyber-attacks and data theft encourage investment in cyber security solutions, talent and technologies [1] IT modernisation – plus cloud technology, IoT, virtualisation and robotics – driving deals to maintain competitiveness and reduce capital expenditure London, UK – 19 September 2019 – Hampleton Partners’ latest global IT & Business Services M&A… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe over talc statements: report

Johnson & Johnson faces more than 14,000 lawsuits claiming harm from its iconic talc products. (J&J) Earlier this year, Johnson & Johnson disclosed that it had received federal subpoenas into its talcum powder products, but the company didn’t say whether the investigations were civil or criminal. Now, Bloomberg reports the company is under a criminal probe… Read More »

Novartis could settle for $1B as part of federal kickback lawsuit: report

Six years after federal prosecutors first targeted Novartis for an alleged kickback scheme involving $ 10,000 dinners and fishing trips for doctors, signs pointed to the Swiss drugmaker finally having its day in court. Now, it looks like that may not happen. Novartis could be approaching a billion-dollar settlement with the U.S. government as part… Read More »

Report: Philadelphia Black men live an average 69 years — the city’s lowest life expectancy

Mark Makela/Getty Images Black men who live in Philadelphia live an average of 69 years – the lowest average life expectancy rate out of all of the city’s population groups, according to a report released by the city’s health department. In Brotherly Love: Health of Black Men and Boys in Philadelphia, the first report of… Read More »