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  • The Crowd: Funds and awareness for rare diseases

     The Crowd: Funds and awareness for rare diseases
    The ballroom at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort was filled with some 500 guests from all over the nation. They had come for the inaugural Champions of Hope Gala benefiting the Global Genes/ RARE Project, a nonprofit advocating research and treatment for...
  • Toshiba Classic schedule (March 11-17)

    MONDAY 8 a.m. – Gates Open 11 a.m. – Monday Pro-Am Shotgun Start TUESDAY 7 a.m. – Breakfast with a Champion presented by The Allergan Foundation (at Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa). The special guest will be Steve Elkington. 6:...
  • Apodaca: Boomers won't go gracefully

    This week I'm feeling the need to address a topic that weighs on me more with each passing day: I'm getting old. I've realized this because I no longer spend my weekends traipsing my kids to birthday parties with bounce houses and reptile shows. Instead,...
  • Botox gets FDA nod for chronic migraine

    Botox gets FDA nod for chronic migraine
    The makers of the miracle toxin that erases frown lines by paralyzing facial muscles won the Food and Drug Administration's blessing on Friday to market Botox for the prevention of chronic migraine headaches. The FDA's decision expands the potential...
  • 1-800-GET-THIN is sued by former workers

    1-800-GET-THIN is sued by former workers
    Workers at weight-loss surgery centers affiliated with the 1-800-GET-THIN ad campaign persuaded patients to have medically unnecessary surgeries and billed insurance companies for procedures that were never performed, a new lawsuit alleges. Two women who...
  • 1-800-GET-THIN president's suit against Times columnist dismissed

    1-800-GET-THIN president's suit against Times columnist dismissed
    A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that accused a columnist for The Times of illegally recording conversations with the president of the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing firm. The company is known for its ubiquitous billboards plastered along Southland freeways,...
  • Lap-Band maker issues own advertising guidelines

     
    Lap-Band maker Allergan Inc. is distancing itself from surgical centers at the center of a new controversy over misleading advertising of the weigh-loss device. A spokeswoman for the Irvine company said it issued its own voluntary advertising guidelines...
  • FDA's 1-800-GET-THIN warning follows L.A. County official's complaint

     
    The Food and Drug Administration has ordered 1-800-GET-THIN, the company behind the advertising campaign for Lap-Band weight-loss surgery, to take better steps to warn consumers about risks of such procedures. The move comes one year after Los Angeles...
  • FDA accuses 1-800-GET-THIN centers of deceptive advertising

     
    Weight loss surgical centers affiliated with 1-800-GET-THIN have been accused by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for misleading consumers about the risks of the device used to treat obesity....
  • 1-800-GET-THIN warns of Lap-Band death risk

     
    The 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company has placed a prominent warning on its website about the risks of Lap-Band surgery. Earlier this month, the Food and Drug Administration said it had warned 1-800-GET-THIN that its advertisements for Lap-Band weight-loss...
  • Botox maker Allergan sued by Las Vegas surgeon

     
    A Las Vegas plastic surgeon has sued Allergan Inc., accusing the Irvine pharmaceutical company of selling its popular wrinkle treatment Botox in large vials and encouraging physicians to unsafely reuse them. Dr. Julio L. Garcia contends that Allergan sold...