| Nov 5, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Norwegian public television (NRK), which introduced the now-legendary continuous, live log-burning show (12 hours long, with “color commentary” on the historical and cultural importance of fire), scheduled a new program for this week in its...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 3:49 AM
It just might be the only unwelcome sign of spring: Seasonal Allergies.
The sniffling, sneezing and burning eyes are back. "The pollen count is higher than normal this year, mainly because of the prolonged cold we had in the winter", says FOXCT...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:28 AM
The decision to vaccinate your children: a parents choice or public health risk?
Last week, reality TV star Kristin Cavallari talked about about how she and her husband weren't vaccinating their children because she said, "I've read too many books about...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Reports of Kate Middleton's severe morning sickness opened eyes about how hard pregnancy can be for some women. "I went to the emergency room because I was so sick and dehydrated after a week of not being able to eat or drink," says Megan Donofrio of...
| Jul 2, 2015
| 7:50 PM
A gusher of Obamacare money is fueling a merger frenzy in U.S. healthcare.
The latest jolt came Thursday when Woodland Hills insurer Health Net Inc. agreed to be bought by Medicaid insurer Centene Corp. for $6.8 billion.
And more billion-dollar deals...
| Jul 1, 2015
| 2:47 PM
Following the spinoff of Baxter International's biotech business, CEO Robert Parkinson faces a battle to convince the market of the company's stand-alone prospects.
It's been a tough year for Deerfield-based Baxter. Before Wednesday's separation,...
| Jun 29, 2015
| 6:49 AM
The country finally has an opportunity to change the subject on health care, after the Supreme Court again upheld President Barack Obama's law.
There's no shortage of pressing issues, including prescription drug prices, high insurance deductibles and...
| Jun 26, 2015
| 2:10 PM
After the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announcement earlier this month that artificial trans fats would be banned within three years, the clock started ticking for companies still making trans fat-laden pies, popcorn, fries, frostings and other...
| Jun 25, 2015
| 2:36 PM
If the cost of your prescription medicine is giving you a headache, you're not alone.
Last year Americans filled a record 4.3 billion prescriptions at a cost of $374 billion, which was 13 percent more than the amount they had paid the previous year,...
| Jun 25, 2015
| 6:12 AM
Eli Lilly received some European legal backing for its top product, the lung cancer treatment Alimta, on Thursday when a British court upheld a patent protecting a vitamin regimen administered with the drug.
Shares of the Indianapolis drugmaker...
| Jun 24, 2015
| 3:17 PM
Federal charges against Derby nurse Heather Alfonso center on a powerful and addictive painkiller called Subsys, which has been heavily marketed by the Arizona-based manufacturer Insys Therapeutics, federal officials confirmed Wednesday.
Alfonso, 42, of...