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Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe over talc statements: report

Johnson & Johnson faces more than 14,000 lawsuits claiming harm from its iconic talc products. (J&J) Earlier this year, Johnson & Johnson disclosed that it had received federal subpoenas into its talcum powder products, but the company didn’t say whether the investigations were civil or criminal. Now, Bloomberg reports the company is under a criminal probe… Read More »

A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »

Mechanic saves woman's life using CPR technique he learned from 'The Office,' report says

An Arizona mechanic saved a stranger’s life using a CPR technique he learned from a popular episode of the TV sitcom “The Office,” according to a report last week. Cross Scott, 21, was test-driving a customer’s car near the Tucson auto shop where he works when he noticed a car on the side of the… Read More »