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Sep 16, 2020 at 09:03. 21 comments

Gynecologist Allegedly Sterilizing Women Detained in Georgia ICE Facility Has Been Identified

Gynecologist Allegedly Sterilizing Women Detained in Georgia ICE Facility Has Been Identified

On Monday,

news broke that a whistleblower was claiming that a doctor at an ICE detention facility was giving a high number of hysterectomies to detained women, often without informed consent from the patients. Today, Prism reported that they have identified the doctor performing the non-consensual hysterectomies as gynecologist Mahendra Amin, who is based in Douglas, Georgia. Amin, who is...

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Aug 27, 2020.

Get These Health Forms Before Your Kids Return to College

Get These Health Forms Before Your Kids Return to College
Back-ish to SchoolBack-ish to SchoolNormally we're sending kids back into the classroom right about now, but nothing is normal this year. This week we're exploring ways to help manage our domestic and academic new normals.

As students return to college campuses, many families worry about the lingering threat of coronavirus. While schools are taking steps to keep folks healthy, families should...

Chris Mills Chris Mills Sep 10, 2017. 7 comments

The FDA Agrees Hospitals Should Stop Using Hackable Drug Pumps

<a href="http://gizmodo.com/hackers-could-cause-fatal-overdoses-by-hijacking-hospit-1709807500/1721512151" data-id="" onClick="window.ga('send', 'event', 'Permalink page click', 'Permalink page click - post header', 'reframed');">The FDA Agrees Hospitals Should Stop Using Hackable Drug Pumps</a>

Last month, we received the cool and totally non-alarming news that drug infusion pumps manufactured by Hospira could be easily hacked over a network. The company has stopped making the pumps, and now the FDA has concluded that yes, hospitals should probably stop using them too.

The FDA has issued a full statement on the issue, but the salient points come in these paragraphs:

Hospira and an...

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