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A French agency is saying that the iPhone 12 emits too much radiation and needs to be pulled from the market. (AP)
The White House unveiled several new grants for President Biden’s “Cancer Moonshot” project and also unveiled a plan to tackle cancer drug shortages. (Scripps News)
Female surgeons in the U.K. are being sexually harassed in the operating room, an investigation has found. (BBC News)
New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers has suffered a tear in his Achilles tendon and will be out for the rest of the season. (NBC News)
Some Colorado residents will have their medical bills paid off — $10 million worth — thanks to a joint effort by retired Colorado Rockies first baseman Todd Helton and the group RIP Medical Debt. (AP)
Bennet Omalu, MBBS, the former medical examiner in San Joaquin County, California who became famous for his research on chronic traumatic encephalopathy in football players, testified on behalf of the defense in the murder trial of Henry Hall. (San Francisco Observer)
Overdose deaths in the U.S. continued to soar even as prescriptions for pain pills plummeted. (Washington Post)
Lawmakers in California passed a bill banning food additives linked to potential health problems, including red dye No. 3. (NBC News)
Some of the experts on a federal panel that makes recommendations on dietary guidelines were nominated by food industry lobbyists, according to documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act. (STAT)
A Galveston County, Texas man died after eating raw oysters. (click2houston.com)
The FDA is investigating a tuberculosis outbreak that may be linked to a bone matrix product.
Women in Idaho, Oklahoma, and Tennessee are suing over their states abortion bans, alleging that hospitals denied them emergency or medically necessary care. (AP)
Nearly 60% of ambulance rides in 2022 were out of network, according to a report from FAIR Health.
Ian Wilmut, PhD, the scientist behind the cloning of Dolly the sheep, has died at 79 of complications of Parkinson’s disease. (BBC News)
In Florida, a parking garage partially collapsed at a Jacksonville hospital; there were no reported injuries. (Fox 35 News)
A total of 92.1% of U.S. residents were insured in 2022, up slightly from 91.7% in 2021, a report from the Census Bureau found.
The pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) marketplace has become more consolidated, leading to a decline in local competition, according to an analysis by the American Medical Association.
A report from Johns Hopkins University and North Carolina’s state health plan found that some North Carolina hospitals are inflating prices for their services and not following federal price transparency laws. (News & Observer)
Stryker said its Pangea systems, including Femur, Fibula, Tibia, Humerus, and Utility received 510k clearance from the FDA.
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