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Ignorance meets Incompetence: The Criminal Trial of Ernest Nelson, UCLA Body Broker

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Lax Oversight Forces Metrolink to Hire Own Crews

From the Los Angeles Times:
In the latest fallout from last year’s Metrolink disaster, the Southern California commuter rail agency could begin directly hiring and managing its engineers and…

Paul Kiesel

Sexual Abuse of Children was 'Endemic' and Covered Up by the Clergy in Ireland

From Bloomberg:
May 20 (Bloomberg) — Sexual abuse of children in Irish state and church-run institutions for boys was “endemic” and covered up by the clergy, according to a…

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WSJ: New Study Spurs Concern About Chemical in IV Bags

From The Wall Street Journal:
Hospital IVs are ubiquitous. But what are the bags made of?
Cyclohexanone, a chemical that can leach from many plastic medical devices — including most intravenous…

Paul Kiesel

Hundreds of Children Beaten, Sexually Abused and "Terrorized" for Decades at Catholic-run Schools in Ireland

From the Los Angeles Times:
Reporting from London — Boys and girls were beaten, sexually abused and emotionally terrorized for decades in workhouse-style schools run by Ireland’s Catholic Church,…

Paul Kiesel

Ernest Nelson Found Guilty in UCLA Body-Parts Program Scandal

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From the Los Angeles Times:
A businessman accused of selling body parts from corpses donated to UCLA medical school in a scandal that tarnished the reputation…

Paul Kiesel

Message to Notre Dame Response Group: President Obama's the Least of Your Worries

A group of students — a very small group of students — from Notre Dame University made a short movie trailer (a la Hollywood-summer-blockbuster trailers) in an attempt to rally support around…

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Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa's Proposed Budget Cuts Include Skimping on Ethics

From the Los Angeles Times:
There’s more to public safety than police and fire protection. A safe city also is one that makes an effort to shield its people from the corrosive influences of sleazy…

Paul Kiesel

FDA: Limited Authority Over Dietary Supplements Prevents Agency from Protecting Public

I came across the article below today while searching for more Hydroxycut-related news and seeing if there were any further developments since last week’s recall by the FDA.
Essentially the…

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FDA Slaps Botox with 'Black Box' Warning

From the U.S. Food and Drug Administration:
Prompted by reports of serious adverse events, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that safety label changes, including a boxed…