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Blind to the limitations of a single case report of teen’s “blindness caused by junk food diet”

September 4, 2019 Posted By Categories Gary Schwitzer is publisher & founder of HealthNewsReview.org.  He tweets as @garyschwitzer. The title of the article that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine was too tempting for many journalists – “Blindness Caused By A Junk Food Diet.”  It was an article about the experience of one teenage… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson faces criminal probe over talc statements: report

Johnson & Johnson faces more than 14,000 lawsuits claiming harm from its iconic talc products. (J&J) Earlier this year, Johnson & Johnson disclosed that it had received federal subpoenas into its talcum powder products, but the company didn’t say whether the investigations were civil or criminal. Now, Bloomberg reports the company is under a criminal probe… Read More »

Hospital margins positive, if not always sufficient, finds Kaufman Hall flash report

Overall, hospital margin performance remained positive during the month of May, according to a new flash report released by Kaufman Hall. Operating margins were up 179 basis points compared to April, and 91 bps compared to the same month in 2018. The positive performance is being driven largely by solid expense management during a period… Read More »