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  • News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos

    News of the Weird: Norway's Battle Against Chaos
    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...
  • Seasonal Allergies

    Seasonal Allergies
    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...
  • Childhood Vaccinations

    Childhood Vaccinations
    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...
  • Raising Awareness About Morning Sickness Medication

    Raising Awareness About Morning Sickness Medication
    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...
  • Obamacare cash fuels healthcare merger mania

    Obamacare cash fuels healthcare merger mania
    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...
  • Baxter splits into 2 companies

    Baxter splits into 2 companies
    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,...
  • High court ruling offers chance to alter health law debate

    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...
  • Phasing out trans fats is a long, costly process

    Phasing out trans fats is a long, costly process
    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...
  • How to save against jaw-dropping drug prices

     How to save against jaw-dropping drug prices
    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,...
  • British court ruling backs patent protecting Lilly's Alimta

    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...
  • Case Against Derby Nurse Involves Potent Painkiller

    Case Against Derby Nurse Involves Potent Painkiller
    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...