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  • Party time again: Michelle Obama explains the Angela Merkel state dinner for you guys without invites

     
    Germany's leader is feted at the Obamas' fourth White House State Dinner. With full guest list....
  • Propofol, the drug that killed Michael Jackson, isn't 'dangerous'

     
    In this week’s coverage of the trial of Michael Jackson’s personal physician, Dr. Conrad Murray, articles have been consistent in describing the drug that killed the pop star: Tuesday: “the dangerous surgical anesthetic propofol”...
  • Hackers Breach Major Marketing Company, Customers' Personal Data Compromised

    Hackers Breach Major Marketing Company, Customers' Personal Data Compromised
    There's no telling how many people have been affected by a massive electronic security breach. Hackers broke into the customer data of email marketing company Epsilon and accessed some of customers' personal information, including their emails. The major...
  • Purple Pill Ill

    Purple Pill Ill
    It wasn`t the straw that broke the camel`s back that caused this lawsuit... It was the Nexium that broke Ginny Begin`s leg... at least that`s what her Houston lawyer claims... so she`s filed a lawsuit against AstraZeneca, the makers of Nexium. Begin is...
  • Newer antipsychotics overused, US study suggests

    Newer antipsychotics overused, US study suggests
    Although first approved to treat schizophrenia, new antipsychotic medications are increasingly being prescribed for a host of other uses, even when there is little evidence they work, U.S. researchers said on Friday. The drugs, known as "atypical...
  • Maryland raises $84 million to invest in tech startups

    Maryland succeeded in raising $84 million to invest in promising technology companies across the state via a novel online auction of tax credits, officials announced Thursday. The InvestMaryland plan, a cornerstone of Gov. Martin O'Malley's legislative...
  • GlaxoSmithKline to acquire Human Genome Sciences

    GlaxoSmithKline to acquire Human Genome Sciences
    After spurning a hostile takeover bid from GlaxoSmithKline PLC in April, Human Genome Sciences Inc. said Monday it agreed to be bought by the biopharmaceutical giant for a more lucrative offer valued at $3.6 billion. GlaxoSmithKline boosted its offer for...
  • State biotech firms hope Congress will act

    State biotech firms hope Congress will act
    A proposal to speed the approval of new prescription drugs has patient advocates and biotech firms — including many based in Maryland — hoping that Congress will deliver a rare dose of bipartisanship this year. Lawmakers are proposing a 6...
  • Statins for all?

    Statins for all?
    Should statin drugs be put in the water, or what? More than 13 million Americans are taking these medications to lower their cholesterol and hopefully stave off heart disease -- a job the drugs appear to excel at. Statins can lower "bad" LDL...
  • Some companies are healthy, producing dividends

    You might conclude that stock dividends are harder to find these days than, say, a credit card company that forgives late payments. Cash-strapped companies, most notably banks, slashed dividends last year to the tune of more than $40 billion. It was the...
  • FDA panel recommends wider use for cholesterol-lowering drug Crestor

     
    A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended today that drug-maker AstraZeneca be allowed to expand the labeling on its cholesterol-lowering drug Crestor to include some people who do not have high cholesterol levels. That could allow as many...