(Reuters) — With painstaking effort, a group of Chicago hospitals has managed to cut by half the number of infections caused by an especially deadly type of superbug. Now U.S. health officials want that kind of campaign to go national.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)
(Reuters) – The White House is due to issue an ambitious plan to slow the growing and deadly problem of antibiotic resistance over the next 5 years, 1 that requires massive investments and policy changes from a broad array of U.S. government health agencies, according to a copy of the report reviewed by Reuters.
MASSDEVICE ON CALL — The U.S. House of Representatives last night voted 244-185 to repeal President Barack Obama’s landmark healthcare reform measure, and with it the impending 2.3% medical devices sales tax set to take effect Jan. 1, 2013.
The measure may be largely symbolic, as analyst are skeptical that the measure would ever pass muster with the Democrat-led Senate.
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Class I recalls
|Recalling Manufacturer||Date Posted||Trade Name/Product||Reason for Recall|
|Wolf Medical Supply Inc.||Nov-23-2011|