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An excerpt from Suzanne Koven’s ‘Letter to a Young Female Physician’

Excerpted from “Letter to a Young Female Physician: Notes from a Medical Life” by Suzanne Koven, associate professor, Harvard Medical School, and primary care physician and writer in residence, Massachusetts General Hospital. I knocked shyly on the open door of Albert Blake’s hospital room. All I knew about him was that he was 54 years… Read More »

Indian drugmaker failed to notify FDA multiple times about issues with its sterile injectables: letter

Consumer complaints are a serious issues for drugmakers, particularly for those making sterile injectables. When a complaint does come in, companies are supposed to notify the FDA right away. But what happens when a drugmaker doesn’t do that—repeatedly? Despite admitting that equipment at its Telanga, India, plant was faulty and could have produced improperly sealed… Read More »

Heartfelt open letter to Victorian nurses

Australian College of Nursing chief executive Professor Kylie Ward has penned a heartfelt open letter to nurses across Victoria as healthcare workers battle fatigue. The letter followed an “overwhelming” stream of concerns and comments to an Australian College of Nursing survey aimed at hearing the concerns of healthcare workers amid the COVID-19 pandemic. More than… Read More »