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FDA Ends Months-Long FOIA Battle Over Medical Device Failures, Says Putting Database Online ‘Satisfies’ KHN Request

The Food and Drug Administration responded Wednesday to a Freedom of Information Act request filed months ago, noting that the information sought by Kaiser Health News “is now posted online.” KHN had filed a series of FOIA requests, beginning in September 2018, seeking hidden reports of malfunctions or injuries tied to scores of medical devices.… Read More »

Missouri woman, 38, says ‘lone star’ tick bite gave her a severe meat allergy

Missouri woman, 38, says ‘lone star’ tick bite left her allergic to meat, rice and 28 other foods – leaving her on a diet of bananas and strawberries Kristie Downen, 38, of Peace Valley, Missouri, was bitten by a lone star tick in July 2015 She began developing strange symptoms include heavy bloating, vomiting and… Read More »