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Colorado hospital faces lawsuit from dozens of patients over ‘severe infections’ causing at least 1 death: report

Dozens of people sued Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver on Saturday, a year after the Colorado hospital said reported “breaches” in sterilization procedures involving surgical instruments may have put patients at risk of Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV. Many of the 67 patients and 20 spouses who filed the lawsuit have said the infections they suffered led to serious pain.… Read More »

Nearly 12% of Women Report Consuming Alcohol During Pregnancy

While different countries may have different attitudes toward the consumption of alcohol during pregnancy, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has taken a firm stand against the use of alcohol during pregnancy. In the report entitled “Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders,” the AAP identified prenatal exposure to alcohol as the leading preventable cause of birth defects… Read More »

After Apotex founder’s murder, family weighs sale worth up to $3B: report

The family in control of Canadian generics maker Apotex is weighing a sale, Bloomberg reports. (Pixabay) It’s been a tumultuous year and a half at Canadian generics maker Apotex, and now the company is weighing a sale, Bloomberg reports. The development comes after Apotex’s late founder Barry Sherman and his wife Honey were found murdered… Read More »