| Jan 8, 2011
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...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 3:55 PM
A New Jersey chemist is accused of killing her husband by poisoning him with thallium, a highly toxic metal that is both odorless and colorless.
On Jan. 14, Wang checked himself into the hospital with mysterious flu-like symptoms, and doctors were only...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 7:29 PM
A developer on Wednesday unveiled detailed plans for a $50 million office complex that would include a 570-space underground parking garage and could attract more than 700 mostly white-collar office workers to downtown Allentown.
One City Center, to be...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:50 AM
The price of Seattle Genetics Inc's blood cancer drug Adcetris could top $100,000 for a course of treatment, becoming the latest cancer medicine to come at a high cost.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday gave its nod to Adcetris, the first...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 12:42 PM
Back Off, Mom. Parents Who Hover Impede Kids' Activity (Source: Time.com)
Parents, if you want your kids to get more exercise, you'd be wise to get out of their way.
In a new study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:00 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2009
Sam Varma arranges the classroom's projector screen, promising that this video will be "wild." It shows a hapless seal about to get eaten in the ocean.
Then, a twist! The seal lunges in the air, pivots, narrowly avoiding the gaping jaws of a great...
| Oct 30, 2009
Flamboyant lawyer John O'Quinn, who won billions in verdicts against makers of breast implants, pharmaceuticals and tobacco products, died Thursday in a traffic wreck. He was 68.
Police said O'Quinn and a passenger were killed when the sport-utility...
| Aug 1, 2008
| 4:32 PM
By Eamonn Brennan Cars.com It's been 10 years since Toyota opened its plant on farmland just south of Princeton, and Gibson County residents have rallied around the site. Its residents have united around the new jobs, competitive salaries and endless........
| Nov 23, 2009
| 9:32 PM
Advertising brand-name prescription medications directly to patients is a uniquely American custom, and a controversial one at that. A study published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine may stir new debate over the practice. In the case of one.......
| Jan 28, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Several major companies reported mixed but generally strong quarterly earnings this morning. Some, like Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., reported soaring profits, and others posted losses that were smaller than expected. Lockheed Martin Corp., the worldâs...