Day: November 14, 2021

Philips provides update on earlier announced voluntary CPAP, BiPAP and Mechanical Ventilator recall notification*

November 14, 2021 Amsterdam, the Netherlands – On June 14, 2021, Royal Philips’ (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) subsidiary, Philips Respironics, initiated a voluntary recall notification* for certain sleep and respiratory care products to address identified potential health risks related to the polyester-based polyurethane (PE-PUR) sound abatement foam in these devices. Following the substantial ramp-up of […]

Black Homebuyers Underrepresented in US Real Estate Boom

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the nature of homebuying in the United States, but one constant is that Black Americans do not have the same access to a home of their own.Black purchasers made up just six percent of the total homebuyers this year — …

White House Acknowledges Inflation Impact on US Consumers

The top White House economic adviser on Sunday acknowledged the pain for Americans of sharply rising consumer prices, saying that President Joe Biden remains open to the possibility of tapping the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve to ease spiraling gaso…

Trauma follows Myanmar torture victims after release

Detainees who’ve endured torture and other forms of abuse at the hands of Myanmar’s junta security forces say they suffer from severe depression and mental illness long after their release and live in constant fear of rearrest.Thousands of people have …