Investigation: Insulin Pumps have high number of injuries

U.S. 11/27/18, 12:18

When Polly Varnado's 9-year-old daughter was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes, it didn't take long for the family to hear about insulin pumps.In September 2012, the girl picked out a purple one — her favorite color.Over the next seven months, ...

How global journalists investigated medical device safety

Health 11/25/18, 12:49

More than 250 journalists in 36 countries representing more than 50 media organizations, including The Associated Press, spent nearly a year examining the safety of medical devices , such as how they are tested, approved and monitored by regulatory agencies.Led ...

Patients shocked, burned by device touted to treat pain

U.S. 11/25/18, 12:21

Desperate for relief after years of agony, Jim Taft listened intently as his pain management doctor described a medical device that could change his life.It wouldn't fix the nerve damage in his mangled right arm, Taft and his wife recalled ...

Medtronic co-founder who created wearable pacemaker dies

Europe 10/22/18, 04:53

Earl Bakken, an electronics repairman who created the first wearable external pacemaker and co-founded one of the world's largest medical device companies, Medtronic, has died. He was 94.Bakken, who also commercialized the first implantable pacemaker in 1960, died Sunday at ...

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