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China says tests of possibly tainted medical product show no HIV

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is investigating a manufacturer of medical products following reports that it sold human immunoglobulin for intravenous injection that had possibly been contaminated with HIV, though authorities said tests found no sign of the virus. China has repeatedly vowed tighter oversight and crackdowns on companies and officials after food and drug safety… Read More »

Woman says her elderly mother with Alzheimer's was left outside a locked care facility at 2 a.m.

Long Beach resident Costanza Genoese Zerbi said her mother, Savina Genoese Zerbi, 84, was taken from the Regency Palms assisted living facility to the emergency room at the College Medical Center on January 12 after she made suicidal comments. Hours after Zerbi arrived at the ER, her daughter said, the hospital put her in a… Read More »

Nearly half of US adults have cardiovascular disease, study says

And after decades of declines, deaths from cardiovascular disease are on the rise again, with 840,678 deaths recorded in 2016, up from 836,546 in 2015, according to the association’s annual report Heart and Stroke Statistics, published Thursday in the medical journal Circulation. “Cardiovascular disease produces immense health and economic burdens in the United States and… Read More »