Healthcare News & Insights

Should FDA have looked into TSA’s use of back-scatter devices?

A recent report indicates that the feds implemented controversial back-scatter X-rays throughout airports despite legitimate safety concerns from experts on radiation and public health issues.

Radioactive package left in Walter Reed lobby for two days

Patients, staff and visitors at the Washington, D.C. military hospital may have gotten an unintentional dose of radiation in May.

10 medical devices are potential time bombs

As much as technology has helped advance medicine, it can have a harmful side, too. When broken or used improperly, devices meant to heal can harm — or even cause death.