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Toy that hurt 6yo now under investigation

Australia’s consumer watchdog is investigating a toy sold at Sea World theme park, blamed for placing a six-year-old boy on life support who has been given no chance of surviving. Deklan Babington-MacDonald is in ICU in Queensland Children’s Hospital. Doctors have told the family his life support will be withdrawn on Friday. A plush penguin… Read More »

Sen. Grassley Questions UVA Health On Findings From KHN Investigation

Use Our Content This story can be republished for free (details). In response to a Kaiser Health News investigation into the University of Virginia Health System’s aggressive collection practices, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) sent a letter Thursday demanding answers to questions about UVA’s billing practices, financial assistance policies and even its prices.… Read More »

Second death in Novartis gene therapy trials under investigation

(Reuters) – Novartis AG, which this week announced positive interim trial results for its experimental gene therapy for spinal muscular atrophy, on Friday said investigation is underway into whether a second trial death could be related to the treatment. The logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis AG is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland January… Read More »