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MO: Cox Health Brain Lab Tragedy Update

February 18, 2012


Springfield, MO – The local Springfield News-Leader ran this story today regarding the legal aftermath of the Cox Health Brain Lab Overradiation scandal that rocked this community two years ago. Some 27 of 66 cases filed have been settled; the others are a work in progress. Naturally, no details have been released; a gag order […]

USA: Welcome Back Alicia Cole

September 22, 2011


USA: Alicia Cole is an actress, an HAI survivor, and one of the best spokespersons we have in the war on Hospital Acquired Infections. After battling for years to come back from flesh-eating bacteria she got in a dirty California hospital, Alicia is now healthy enough to step in front of the camera again. Her […]

USA: Ronald Bailey on Comparative Effectiveness Research

June 6, 2011


USA: I wanted to call your attention to a thoughtful article written by Ronald Bailey and published a few days before the long Memorial Day weekend. As often happens during a holiday week, many good stories are overlooked. You might have caught this one but just in case it slipped past your radar, here’s the […]