January 22, 2024

Elizabeth Holmes Barred from Federal Health Programs for 90 Years

(Ars Technica) – Elizabeth Holmes—the disgraced and incarcerated founder of the infamous blood-testing startup Theranos—is barred from participating in federal health programs for nine decades, according to an announcement from the health department Friday. The exclusion means that Holmes is … Read More

January 5, 2024

Medical Negligence Caused Death of Former Texas US Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, Attorney Says

(Associated Press) – The family of former U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson said Thursday that the trailblazing Texas congresswoman, who died over the weekend at age 89, passed away after getting an infection and accused a Dallas rehabilitation facility of … Read More

December 28, 2023

Remembering Betty Rollin, Who Told Her Breast Surgeon that Post-Operative Appearance Mattered to Her–and Other Women

(STAT News) – Women who had undergone disfiguring surgery for breast cancer, according to one surgeon in the 1970s, needed to “stick an old sock in their bra and get on with their lives.” It was this climate that Betty … Read More