A California company accused of counterfeiting screws for spinal surgery went broke in 2013. But by then, it had sold millions of dollars in medical hardware to a nationwide network of surgeons.
A congressional hearing today revealed more unexpected deaths at the Tomah, Wisconsin, VA – known as “Candy Land” for the ease with which narcotic painkillers were prescribed – during Dr. David Houlihan’s decade as the hospital’s chief of staff.
To analyze how often American in vitro fertilization clinics transfer one embryo at a time, we relied on self-reported data that clinics provide every year to the CDC.
Poor medical care, including underqualified staff and systemic neglect, has contributed to deaths at immigrant detention facilities around the country, according to a new report by two advocacy groups.
More than 10,000 adverse-event reports filed with the FDA reflect the experiences of women who’ve taken Lupron. The reports describe everything from brittle bones to faulty joints.
Veterans Choice is Congress’ hastily crafted response to the scandal of veterans dying while awaiting appointments at VA medical facilities. Many veterans call it “No Choice” or “Bad Choice.”
The U.S. Department of Justice says it will eventually end its use of private prisons. In light of this news, we’re revisiting an hour of Reveal that investigates medical negligence in private prisons for immigrants and the shift in immigration enforcement that gave rise to them in the first place.
We sit down with reporter Shane Bauer, who worked as a guard at a Louisiana private prison for four months, to talk about what life is like for people on both sides of the bars.
A California lawmaker says “something needs to be done” about widespread medical fraud in the state’s workers’ compensation system and has called on a state commission to launch an in-depth review.
Employers are paying the price for what prosecutors throughout California describe as more than $1 billion in medical fraud plaguing the state system.