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FDA to bolster cybersecurity of medical devices

After a series of computer security problems in medical devices, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps to make sure companies do as much as possible to defend against …

U.S. regulators float ideas for boosting medical device safety

U.S. health officials on Tuesday proposed steps to improve the government’s system for overseeing medical devices, which has been criticized for years for failing to catch problems with risky implants …

An EpiPen saved my life last week, Spokane resident writes

Spokane resident Zach Shallbetter wrote this opinion column about his reliance on EpiPens and his opinion of their dramatic price increase. It originally appeared on the website Medium.

McMorris Rodgers boosts medical device industry in FDA bill

WASHINGTON – American companies that make medical devices would face fewer restrictions and have a better chance of competing against foreign competitors under a section of a bill passed Wednesday …

Scanner Predicts Heart Attacks Machine Identifies Those At Risk Before Trouble Starts

Seeing into the future. Airway Heights prisoner Paul Kollen slides out of the Cine CT scanner, which can be used to predict heart attacks and blockages. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The …