Archive: 31/05/2009

Congressional panel to analyze VA hospital mishaps

(AP) -- A congressional panel will question Department of Veterans Affairs officials about mistakes that put patients at risk of possible exposure to HIV and other infectious body fluids at three VA hospitals.

dateMay 31, 2009 in Health
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Bausch & Lomb settles 600 eye fungus lawsuits

(AP) -- Contact lens maker Bausch & Lomb Inc. had an overriding reason for going private in 2007: It wanted to handle a devastating recall of its flagship lens cleaner, its chief executive said, "without a lot of outside ...

dateMay 31, 2009 in Other
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Hormone pills may make lung cancer more deadly

(AP) -- There's more troubling news about hormone therapy for menopause symptoms: Lung cancer seems more likely to prove fatal in women who are taking estrogen-progestin pills, a study suggests.

dateMay 31, 2009 in Cancer
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