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China says tests of possibly tainted medical product show no HIV

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is investigating a manufacturer of medical products following reports that it sold human immunoglobulin for intravenous injection that had possibly been contaminated with HIV, though authorities said tests found no sign of the virus. China has repeatedly vowed tighter oversight and crackdowns on companies and officials after food and drug safety… Read More »

Comedian Mike Birbiglia says Brooklyn is the Boise of NYC

“I graduated from Georgetown in 2000 and started off sleeping on my sister Gina’s couch in Carroll Gardens,” says comedian Mike Birbiglia. “And 18 years later, I live in Carroll Gardens again!” These days, the 40-year-old Massachusetts native lives with his wife, poet Jen Stein, and their 3 ¹/₂-year-old daughter, Oona, whose arrival inspired Birbiglia’s Broadway… Read More »