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Cyber-Security Considerations for "Mission-Critical" Medical Devices


Understanding the balance between new regulations (almost none) and guidance (in the form of non-binding recommendations)

By Shahid N. Shah MS


In 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued its first  1,022 more words

Information Technology

SunRidge Farms Shredded Coconut Recall [US]

US/Silver Spring: Falcon Trading Company doing business as SunRidge Farms recalls certain Shredded Coconut due to possible metal fragment contamination, a serious health and safety hazard. 276 more words


Human Papillomavirus and Transvaginal Ultrasounds: Sonography Students May Be Exposed to More Than Humiliation

The recent allegation brought about against Valencia College by two medical sonography students claim transvaginal sonographic examinations were a mandatory part of the program to which they were forcibly subjected. 361 more words

Tia Gonnella

Your dark chocolate is probably milk chocolate

For vegans, the lactose intolerant, and anyone else who foregoes dairy, chocolate bars can be a treat fraught with questions. Even dark chocolate bars have lines like, “may contain milk” or the more cryptic “may contain… 306 more words

Fed Up

Did you know that physical inactivity is the second leading cause to preventable death? It’s even got a name, Sedentary Death Syndrome, and it’s only second to tobacco. 243 more words


'Right to Try' legislation heads to Gov. Abbott's desk

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Texas may soon make it easier for terminally ill patients to get access to experimental drugs that could save or extend their lives.  83 more words


Walmart To Require Meat Suppliers Provide Data On Antibiotics Use

Antibiotics used on farm animals account for more than 80% of all antibiotics sold in the U.S., and many of these drugs are medically important to the health of human beings. 572 more words