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Editors

Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Green Tea Urinalysis Produces Pricey False Positives

Aiming to test the capabilities of China’s medical laboratories, a journalist for China Central Television (CCTV) submitted “urine samples” that were actually green tea for analysis at several private hospitals.
 
He was stunned when the results came in.… Continue Reading

In China, Massive Police Sweep For Fake Drugs

China’s public security ministry announced over the weekend that police had detained nearly 2,000 individuals in a sweeping late-July raid on manufacturers of counterfeit drugs.

Fake drug stockpiles worth more than $180 million were seized, including impostor meds for the treatment of diabetes, high blood pressure, and even cancer.… Continue Reading

China Hospital Managers Ignore Grieving Family

A viral video shot by a journalist for Chinese news site Dazhong Net shows a trio of Shouguang City People’s Hospital managers sitting in apparent nonchalance as a small group kneel before them with their heads bowed beseechingly.… Continue Reading