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Health experts agree hand sanitizers are effective as a backup or in tandem to washing hands as part of a regimen for killing viruses, like the flu or MRSA. However, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) also regulates these products, preventing manufacturers of these products from claiming they prevent any specific illness or disease.…

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Over the last month, the news headlines have been dominated by Boeing: the software that failed, the regulations that were loosened, and the number of people who have died on 737 MAX crashes because of systemic failures to keep planes safe. It’s an important story, because it highlights just how much damage self-regulation with an…

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The dangers of medical devices are becoming more apparent. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) reported in February 2019, that the US Food and Drug Administration has agreed to release information, previously hidden from the public, about defective medical devices. For the past 20 years, the FDA has allowed manufacturers to provide quarterly reports…

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