The poem was found among the possessions of an elderly woman who died in the geriatric ward of a hospital. No other information is known about her. We don’t know who she was or when she died. All we have are these heartfelt words.
With certain studies suggesting that the use of talc increases the risk of developing ovarian cancer by around a third, it is important to be cautious when using products that contain the popular mineral.
Off-label prescribing of drugs is a common occurrence. Thalidomide was widely prescribed off-label in the U.K. in the 1960’s for alleviating morning sickness before it was realized that thousands of pregnant women experienced side effects, including birth defects and infant death.
DVT is a serious medical condition that does not discriminate, but instead can inflict all walks of life. On average, one person dies every six minutes from a blood clot and fewer than one in four people recognize any symptoms.
The FDA’s disregard of safety issues has made it appear as an arm of the pharmaceutical and medical device industry than governmental agency. These practices may have allowed dangerous medical devices and prescription drugs to enter the marketplace.
BP might finally, six years after the Deepwater Horizon disaster, be changing its tune. I think 2016 will be a better year for many people, especially Gulf Coast business owners who are still suffering from the 2010 oil spill.
The current poster child for greed in health care just might be 32-year-old Martin Shkreli, a now former pharmaceutical CEO, who created a public outcry in September when he raised the price of Daraprim more than 55 times.