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St. Jude Medical Played Down Defibrillator Failures for Years, F.D.A. Says

The medical device maker St. Jude Medical played down the failure of some batteries in its defibrillators, shipping them for years before recalling the devices last fall, according to a warning letter the Food and Drug Administration issued this week.

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