FDA Ends Months-Long FOIA Battle Over Medical Device Failures, Says Putting Database Online ‘Satisfies’ KHN Request

The Food and Drug Administration responded Wednesday to a Freedom of Information Act request filed months ago, noting that the information sought by Kaiser Health News “is now posted online.” KHN had filed a series of FOIA requests, beginning in […]

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Illinois Clamps Down On Nursing Homes In Wake Of KHN-Chicago Tribune Investigation

In reaction to an investigation by Kaiser Health News and the Chicago Tribune, the Illinois legislature has passed a new law to impose fines on nursing homes that fail to meet minimum staffing requirements. Click here to read the story […]

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More Than Half Of Surgical Stapler Malfunctions Went To Hidden FDA Database

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). The Food and Drug Administration has acknowledged that more than 56,000 never-before-disclosed surgical stapler malfunctions were quietly reported to the agency from 2011 through 2018. The newly acknowledged reports […]

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