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Medical Device

GOP Plays Offense In Health Care Fight

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — For Republicans, it's an irresistible trifecta: A bill that gives them an election-season chance to say they're fighting to protect...

New Take On Needles Could Save Lives, Say Researchers

Posted 05.26.2012 | Science

By: InnovationNewsDaily Staff Published: 05/25/2012 10:57 AM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Getting a medical injection in the future should be much le...

Marcus Baram

Despite Safety Concerns, Industry Wants Faster FDA Approval

HuffingtonPost.com | Marcus Baram | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business

Is it more important to speed up the approval of medical devices for patients in pain or to make sure that they're safe? That question is being deb...

Hospital Deals Rival Wall Street on Kickbacks That Cost You Money

Martha Burk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martha Burk

Candidates will be stumping for every vote in the upcoming midterm elections -- but how many are willing to buck the hospital corporations and medical device manufacturers in favor of you and me?

FDA Moves Toward Tighter Medical Device Oversight

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Makers of X-ray machines, drug pumps and other medical devices would have to submit more safety information to win federal approval...

Paying for Health Care -- Will Congress Have the Guts to Bust This Trust?

Martha Burk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Martha Burk

Group Purchasing Organizations negotiate "sole source" contracts with hospitals, amounting to bald-faced kickbacks that save taxpayers not a dime.