Patients at Risk as Cardiac Stent Overuse Persists

Sept. 26 (Bloomberg) -- 7 million Americans have had stents implanted in their arteries in the last decade at a cost of more than $110 billion. Acute life-or-death cases account for about half of the 700,000 Americans who get stents annually. Among the other half, elective-surgery patients in stable condition, a Bloomberg News investigation found that death, injury and outright fraud accompanied the acceptance of the devices as a go-to treatment. Bloomberg's Kevin Thrash reports. (Source: Bloomberg)

Glass Lewis Says Not Best Time to Shuffle Toshiba Board
50:34 - Naoko Ueno, director of Asian research at Glass Lewis, discusses blasting the Toshiba board for poor governance and urging shareholders to vote against all the directors. She speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia." (Source: Bloomberg)
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