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  • FDA approves new diabetes medication

    FDA approves new diabetes medication
    The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved U.S. marketing of the drug dapagliflozin, the second of a new class of medications that aim to improve glycemic control in patients with Type 2 diabetes. The drug will be marketed under the name...
  • Liza Minnelli fetes 'Dallas Buyers Club' stars in New York City

    "HONEY, IF you don't win the Oscar, I'll give you mine!" That's what Liza Minnelli, the hostess with the mostest, said to Matthew McConaughey at the luncheon she presided over at the Monkey Bar, early this week. Liza was so blown away by "Dallas Buyers...
  • Review: Suspenseful 'Helix' is bound up in killer viruses

     Review: Suspenseful 'Helix' is bound up in killer viruses
    "Helix," which begins Friday on Syfy, arrives under the flag of executive producer Ronald D. Moore, the re-creator of "Battlestar Galactica." It's a step back for the network toward Moore's dark and deep drama from the semi-comical fantasies, C-movies...
  • Chemical spill causes closures, rush for water in West Virginia

    West Virginia's governor declared a state of emergency for five counties Thursday after a chemical spill contaminated the Elk River, affecting tens of thousands of people and forcing schools and eateries to close. [Updated, 7:25 p.m. PST Jan. 9: The...
  • Orchid-growing tips for beginners

    Orchid-growing tips for beginners
    Orchid blooms are beloved by many, but they can intimidate budding gardeners. Joan Connors, retired greenhouse manager of the American Orchid Society, has a few tips to help beginners keep plants healthy, happy and blooming. "I love growing orchids,...
  • Physicians can't count on the market to make vital drugs available [Letter]

    Physicians can't count on the market to make vital drugs available [Letter]
    I second Del. Dan K. Morhaim's concern about shortages of basic drugs ("Medication crisis," Jan. 5). An example is the inexpensive yet effective drug called atropine. I have used this medication for years, both in hospitals and in my private office,...
  • Children diagnosed with ADHD may continue to have symptoms into adulthood

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Our son was diagnosed at the age of 9 with ADHD. He's now 13 and doing well but is still on medication. Will he need to continue taking the medication until adulthood, or do children usually outgrow the condition as they mature? ANSWER:...
  • Health officials warn flu is striking early this season

    Health officials warn flu is striking early this season
    It may be no surprise to snifflers stuck in doctor's office waiting rooms: The 2013-2014 influenza season appears to be picking up steam earlier than most flu seasons. On Friday, state and Los Angeles County health officials reported "sharp increases"...
  • Day 3 of West Virginia chemical spill and tap water is still a danger

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For the third straight day, more than 300,000 residents of West Virginia were unable to use their tap water because of a state of emergency declared after a chemical solvent leaked into the area’s water supply late...
  • 'Handful of people' admitted to hospitals after West Virginia spill

    'Handful of people' admitted to hospitals after West Virginia spill
    West Virginia health officials said Saturday that several people have been admitted to hospitals for chemical-related symptoms following a solvent leak into the area’s water supply that has left more than 300,000 residents unable to use¬†tap water....
  • West Virginians to be without water for days because of chemical spill

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For the third straight day, with more ahead, about 300,000 residents of West Virginia were unable to use their tap water because a chemical solvent leaked into the area’s water supply Thursday. As authorities on...