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The FDA issued a warning letter to Aid Access, a European mail-order company that fills prescriptions for mifepristone/misoprostol used in medical abortion, requesting the firm stop shipping the “violative drugs” into the U.S. (CNN)
Nineteen years ago, Pennsylvania’s medical board dismissed child-molestation complaints against a popular pediatrician, saying they were “incongruous to his reputation.” Now he’s been sentenced to 79 years in prison. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Food shipped to Uganda by the UN’s World Food Programme may have killed three people and sickened scores of others. (Reuters)
The BMJ and affiliated publications will no longer carry advertisements for breast milk substitutes.
The Dynamic Optimal Timing (Dot) fertility app, which tracks which days in the menstrual cycle a condom should be used, was 99% effective in a recent trial. But whether it should be classified as a contraceptive is up for debate. (STAT)
Cory Fawcett, MD, explains why many physicians are HENRYs: High Earners, Not Rich Yet. (KevinMD)
From 2011 to 2015, adolescent psychiatric emergency visits rose by more than 50%. For African American and Hispanic patients, the increase was even higher. (Pediatrics)
Ohio’s attorney general filed suit against UnitedHealth’s OptumRx unit, claiming it overcharged the state $16 million for prescription drugs. (Reuters)
An unvaccinated 18-year-old said he would sue his high school after administrators barred him from attending extracurricular activities amidst a chickenpox outbreak. The boy’s father stated his belief that the vaccine is made from “aborted fetuses.” (CNN)
Meet the Japanese DJ with Lou Gehrig’s disease who produces music with his eyes, thanks to high-tech glasses that connect his optical movements with an app. (CBC)
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