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  • MannKind wins long sought FDA approval for insulin inhaler

    MannKind wins long sought FDA approval for insulin inhaler
    Los Angeles billionaire-inventor Alfred Mann's almost decade-long quest to develop an inhalable form of insulin for diabetics won approval Friday from U.S. regulators. His company, MannKind Corp. of Valencia, got the OK on Friday to sell the drug called...
  • Heroin use rising sharply since 2007, US mayors told

    DALLAS Heroin use increased more than 80 percent nationwide from 2007 to 2012, driven by ample supply and a crackdown on prescription narcotics, mayors and policy leaders from across the country were told Sunday. The leaders attending the U.S. Conference...
  • Pharmacist is facing disciplinary action by state regulators

    Pharmacist is facing disciplinary action by state regulators
    A pharmacist with drugstores in Glendale and West Hills is "a danger to the public health and safety" for allegedly possessing counterfeit and expired prescription medications, state regulators contend. As part of disciplinary proceedings, the...
  • Allergan urges shareholders to reject Valeant buyout offer

    Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox, is urging shareholders to reject a buyout offer from a Canadian pharmaceutical firm. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. said last week that it will take its acquisition offer directly to...
  • Allergan urges shareholders to reject Valeant offer

    Allergan Inc., the Irvine company that makes Botox, is urging shareholders to reject a buyout offer from a Canadian pharmaceutical firm. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. has offered to buy all of Allergan’s shares for a combination of...
  • The Kid's Doctor: Thriving anti-vaccine movement sends an alarming message

    It seems the "anti-vaccine" movement is still alive and well and has become a hot topic on Twitter and Facebook again. Unfortunately, much of what I've read on these sites seems to be inaccurate and based on a lot of emotion and very little science....
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: Mildly low level of testosterone typically doesn't require treatment

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I'm a 52-year-old man. I recently had blood work done that showed my testosterone levels are slightly low, falling just below the "normal" range. Should I talk to my doctor about getting treatment even if I don't have any symptoms?...
  • Nosebleeds can be bothersome, but rarely are a sign of a serious condition

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My 12-year-old daughter gets nosebleeds often, especially during the winter, and usually at night. They don't last long, but they disrupt her sleep and can be frightening. Why are some people more prone to nosebleeds than others? Are...
  • Medications may reduce violent crime risk in those with mental illness

    Medications may reduce violent crime risk in those with mental illness
    For people with severe psychiatric illness, taking an antipsychotic medication appears to drive down the risk of engaging in criminal violence, a large study has found. And for patients diagnosed with bipolar disorder, a mood-stabilizing medication has...
  • Newport News clinic offering free dental screening, FF has new travel prep site

    Newport News clinic offering free dental screening, FF has new travel prep site
    The Community Free Clinic of Newport News is offering free dental screenings to adults and children on Saturday, May 31, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Three volunteer dentists will provide the free screenings on a first-come, first-served basis. They will...
  • More Seniors, More Meds, More Driving and What It Means

     
    Compared to 40 years ago, there are a lot more senior citizens behind the wheel. Helping to keep them healthy enough to be on the road are improved modern medications. So, naturally, you have more older Americans taking more medications......