Medical Devices: FDA-Cleared vs. FDA-Approved

To be sold legally in the United States, a medical device must be either cleared or approved by the FDA. Both “FDA-cleared” and “FDA-approved” provide a reassuring and lofty appeal to the casual observer, but the difference in these terms is stark and significant. FDA-approved medical devices must undergo testing carried out on humans along […]

Iranian-American Civic Leadership: Parisa Dehghani-Tafti Beats Incumbent to Win Northern Virginia Commonwealth’s Attorney Primary

Last month, the Iranian-American Chamber of Commerce highlighted the campaign of Iranian-American Parisa Dehghani-Tafti, the nominee for commonwealth’s attorney in the Northern Virginia counties of Arlington and Falls Church. The commonwealth’s attorney serves as the elected prosecutor of felony crimes in Virginia (in most states, the job is referred to as a “district attorney”). On June […]