American College of Physicians says food insecurity is a threat to public health in the United States

Inadequate access to nutritious food negatively impacts the health of many Americans, which in turn can significantly exacerbate food and nutritional insecurity and other social factors impacting health, says the American College of Physicians (ACP) in a new position paper published today in the Annals of Internal Medicine. The paper says that more needs to […]

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U.S. FDA classifies recall of GE’s ventilator batteries as most serious

U.S. health regulators on Tuesday classified the recall of some backup batteries of GE Healthcare’s ventilators, which the company had initiated in mid-April, as the most serious type, saying that their use could lead to injuries or death. The CARESCAPE R860 ventilator’s backup batteries, including replacement backup batteries, were recalled as they were running out […]

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