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  • Newport Beach architect dies at 90

    Newport Beach architect dies at 90
    William E. "Bill" Blurock, a Newport Beach resident and celebrated architect, has died. He was 90. Blurock died after never recovering from an emergency surgery to fix a ruptured colon June 12. During his lifetime, and with the help of his architecture...
  • Hall of Famer Irwin to be key speaker

    Hale Irwin is known as the only two-time champion of the Toshiba Classic. During the week of the 18th Toshiba Classic, he'll be known as keynote speaker at the annual Breakfast with a Champion, presented by the Allergan Foundation on March 13. The annual...
  • Botox, Lap-Band manufacturer Allergan reports higher fourth-quarter earnings

     
    Irvine-based Allergan Inc., which manufactures wrinkle-erasing Botox and the Lap-Band weight-loss system, reported a higher fourth-quarter profit on Wednesday. The company said it earned $263 million during the last three months of 2010, or 85 cents a...
  • Michael Hiltzik: The FDA and the Lap-Band

     
    Is the motto of the Food and Drug Administration "safety last" when it comes to the Lap-Band? As my Wednesday column reports, the FDA's approval last week of expanded use of Allergan's silicone weight-loss implant came despite considerable evidence that.....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Latisse lash lengthener has its fans and detractors

    Latisse lash lengthener has its fans and detractors
    Taking a prescription drug for a cosmetic side effect -- at the risk of other side effects -- may seem risky. But it's a risk that many Americans, mostly women, have shown themselves happy to take. Latisse, originally a glaucoma drug marketed under the...
  • Lash Enhancers Now a Growth Business

    Lash Enhancers Now a Growth Business
    Brooke Shields beams into the camera, her sea-green eyes framed by long, dark lashes, doing the cha-cha and helping a friend blow out birthday candles. In the ubiquitous commercials for the lash-growing product Latisse, the actress and model is saying...