David Heath, The Tennessean

David Heath

The Tennessean

Atlanta, GA, United States

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Past articles by David:

Coronavirus antibody tests are available around the country. Here's why they may provide a false sense of security.

After weeks stuck at home, some people are seeking COVID-19 antibody testing to tell them if it's safe to venture out. Experts say they shouldn't. → Read More

‘You could see the train wreck coming’: Inexperienced, dubious companies among many aiming to cash in on coronavirus antibody tests

Lax FDA oversight spurred a nascent industry of antibody test makers, with companies jockeying to cash in, a USA TODAY investigation found. → Read More

Fact Check: Trump claims coronavirus tests are widely available. They are not

Trump says there's “tremendous capacity” for coronavirus testing at U.S. labs. But governors and hospitals can't get swabs used to take the samples. → Read More

Dentists in for-profit group drill healthy teeth, provide unnecessary treatments

North American Dental Group follows a new trend of dental offices bought by private-equity investors and turned into revenue- → Read More

SPECIAL: Dentists under pressure to drill 'healthy teeth' for profit, former insiders allege

Johannah Lancaster took her 3-year-old son to Dental Express for his first checkup, expecting a routine cleaning. She never imagined the treatment plan the Niles, Ohio, dentist would come up with after he peeked into Gregory’s mouth for what seemed like only two or three minutes. Michael Griesmer said the preschooler needed root canals – seven of them. Stunned, Lancaster asked why he had not… → Read More

SPECIAL: Dentists under pressure to drill 'healthy teeth' for profit, former insiders allege

Johannah Lancaster took her 3-year-old son to Dental Express for his first checkup, expecting a routine cleaning. She never imagined the treatment plan the Niles, Ohio, dentist would come up with after he peeked into Gregory’s mouth for what seemed like only two or three minutes. Michael Griesmer said the preschooler needed root canals – seven of them. Stunned, Lancaster asked why he had not… → Read More

SPECIAL: Dentists under pressure to drill 'healthy teeth' for profit, former insiders allege

Johannah Lancaster took her 3-year-old son to Dental Express for his first checkup, expecting a routine cleaning. She never imagined the treatment plan the Niles, Ohio, dentist would come up with after he peeked into Gregory’s mouth for what seemed like only two or three minutes. Michael Griesmer said the preschooler needed root canals – seven of them. Stunned, Lancaster asked why he had not… → Read More

SPECIAL: Dentists under pressure to drill 'healthy teeth' for profit, former insiders allege

Johannah Lancaster took her 3-year-old son to Dental Express for his first checkup, expecting a routine cleaning. She never imagined the treatment → Read More

SPECIAL: Dentists under pressure to drill 'healthy teeth' for profit, former insiders allege

Johannah Lancaster took her 3-year-old son to Dental Express for his first checkup, expecting a routine cleaning. She never imagined the treatment → Read More

SPECIAL: Dentists under pressure to drill 'healthy teeth' for profit, former insiders allege

Johannah Lancaster took her 3-year-old son to Dental Express for his first checkup, expecting a routine cleaning. She never imagined the treatment plan the Niles, Ohio, dentist would come up with after he peeked into Gregory’s mouth for what seemed like only two or three minutes. Michael Griesmer said the preschooler needed root canals – seven of them. Stunned, Lancaster asked why he had not… → Read More

SPECIAL: Dentists under pressure to drill 'healthy teeth' for profit, former insiders allege

Johannah Lancaster took her 3-year-old son to Dental Express for his first checkup, expecting a routine cleaning. She never imagined the treatment plan the Niles, Ohio, dentist would come up with after he peeked into Gregory’s mouth for what seemed like only two or three minutes. Michael Griesmer said the preschooler needed root canals – seven of them. Stunned, Lancaster asked why he had not… → Read More

SPECIAL: Dentists under pressure to drill 'healthy teeth' for profit, former insiders allege

Johannah Lancaster took her 3-year-old son to Dental Express for his first checkup, expecting a routine cleaning. She never imagined the treatment plan the Niles, Ohio, dentist would come up with after he peeked into Gregory’s mouth for what seemed like only two or three minutes. Michael Griesmer said the preschooler needed root canals – seven of them. Stunned, Lancaster asked why he had not… → Read More

SPECIAL: Dentists under pressure to drill 'healthy teeth' for profit, former insiders allege

Johannah Lancaster took her 3-year-old son to Dental Express for his first checkup, expecting a routine cleaning. She never imagined the treatment plan the Niles, Ohio, dentist would come up with after he peeked into Gregory’s mouth for what seemed like only two or three minutes. Michael Griesmer said the preschooler needed root canals – seven of them. Stunned, Lancaster asked why he had not… → Read More

SPECIAL: Dentists under pressure to drill 'healthy teeth' for profit, former insiders allege

Johannah Lancaster took her 3-year-old son to Dental Express for his first checkup, expecting a routine cleaning. She never imagined the treatment plan the Niles, Ohio, dentist would come up with after he peeked into Gregory’s mouth for what seemed like only two or three minutes. Michael Griesmer said the preschooler needed root canals – seven of them. Stunned, Lancaster asked why he had not… → Read More

SPECIAL: Dentists under pressure to drill 'healthy teeth' for profit, former insiders allege

Johannah Lancaster took her 3-year-old son to Dental Express for his first checkup, expecting a routine cleaning. She never imagined the treatment → Read More

Dentists under pressure to drill ‘healthy teeth’ for profit, former insiders allege

A fast-growing dental chain pressures dentists to hit revenue targets daily, leading to claims of root canals and treatments patients don’t need. → Read More

CNN

How an 'ugly,' unwanted weapon became the most popular rifle in America

AR-15 style rifles have been used in some of the most notorious mass killings in recent history: Newtown, Aurora, Vegas, Texas, San Bernardino. → Read More

CNN

How an 'ugly,' unwanted weapon became the most popular rifle in America

AR-15 style rifles have been used in some of the most notorious mass killings in recent history: Newtown, Aurora, Vegas, Texas, San Bernardino. → Read More

CNN

FDA reviewing safety of opioid highlighted in CNN report

FDA head, reacting to CNN story, says agency will decide whether to take action against versions of Opana ER → Read More

CNN

Drugmaker set to profit from an opioid it said was unsafe

Endo Pharmaceuticals took the extraordinary step in 2012 of pulling a version of the painkiller Opana ER off the market, saying the opioid was susceptible to abuse. → Read More