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China Exports Trouble to U.S.

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 08.11.2012 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

For years, China deliberately diminished the value its currency. This artificially reduces the price of Chinese exports. Simultaneously, it artificially raises the price of U.S. exports to China. Dithering by the U.S. House of Representatives on this issue has reduced America to victim status.

FDA Issues Plan To Avoid Contamination Of Blood-Clot Drug

Reuters | Posted 04.11.2012 | Healthy Living

(Adds FDA, company comments) By Lewis Krauskopf Feb 10 (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators issued recommendations to ens...

Gratitude...Not Grief

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Patrick Takahashi

The highest tribute to the dead is not grief but gratitude.

What's for Dinner? Lead and Antifreeze -- Yum!

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

Over the past couple of months, melamine has been heavy in the headlines... dairy products manufactured in China were intentionally contaminated with the chemical.

China Trade Promises All Snake Oil -- Fair Trade Crucial

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

We need fair trade. And so do Chinese workers and families, who are being abused by this so-called free trade system that benefits only CEOs and major shareholders of global corporations.

Stop the Toxic Trade Profit Cycle Killing Americans

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

In the realm of free trade, what comes around goes around. American families lose their jobs when multinationals dismantle U.S. factories and lose a child when poisoned products are imported to the U.S.

Dennis Quaid Testifies About Twins' Overdose On Capitol Hill

AP | PETE YOST | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — Dennis Quaid told Congress on Wednesday of a harrowing, near-fatal drug mix-up in which his newborn twins were administered 1,000 t...

Tainted Heparin Found In 11 Countries

New York Times | Gardiner Harris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A contaminated blood thinner from China has been found in drug supplies in 11 countries, and federal officials said Monday they had discovered a clear...

More Good News For Lawyers

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Deaths from allergic reactions to the blood thinner heparin have risen to 62, up from 19 a month ago. This news, disturbing to just about everybody, was reported widely yesterday, and did not go unnoticed in the one sector that might find it reason for a bit of grim good cheer.

FDA: Heparin Problems' Cause Unknown

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — U.S. inspectors found some mostly procedural problems at a Chinese factory that supplied the main ingredient for the recalled blood...

Dennis Quaid's Newborn Twins In Accidental Overdose Nightmare

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The newborn twins of Dennis Quaid and his wife, Kimberly, were reportedly given an accidental overdose of blood thinner at a hospital. The celebrity ...