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Trending Medical and health breaking news Medical Device Didn’t Meet Federal Standards. Gov’t Bought More.

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Medical System Did not Meet Federal Requirements. Gov’t Purchased Extra.

In 2014, when the Food and Drug Administration found serious problems with a life-sustaining heart pump, its warning letter to the manufacturer threatened to notify other federal health agencies about the inspection’s findings. But for years, no such alert ever went out. Instead, the agency added the warning letter to an online database alongside thousands…