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  • Antidepressants & self-harm: For those under 24, initial dose matters

    Antidepressants & self-harm: For those under 24, initial dose matters
    About a decade after the Food and Drug Administration first warned that antidepressant medications increase the risk of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in children, new research has found that kids and young adults starting on high doses of...
  • Report: 'Doctor shopping' has declined in Virginia

     Report: 'Doctor shopping' has declined in Virginia
    "Doctor shopping" for illicit prescription drugs by Virginia residents showed a 73 percent decline from 2012 to 2013, according to data released this week by the Virginia Prescription Monitoring Program. The online program allows registered users...
  • Illinois among 45 states settling off-label dispute with GlaxoSmithKline

    Illinois among 45 states settling off-label dispute with GlaxoSmithKline
    The Illinois Attorney General on Wednesday announced the state was part of a $105 million settlement with GlaxoSmithKline LLC to resolve allegations that the company unlawfully promoted its asthma drug Advair and antidepressants Paxil and Wellbutrin....
  • Former head of GlaxoSmithKline in China is accused of bribery

    The former head of GlaxoSmithKline in China was charged with corruption by local authorities after a probe that resulted in accusations that the drug maker ran a wide-ranging bribery scheme that included payoffs to doctors. Chinese police alleged that...
  • Upfronts 2014: Networks push to be paid for longer viewing window

    Upfronts 2014: Networks push to be paid for longer viewing window
    Call it the C-7 smack-down. Broadcasters have been lobbying hard to be paid for viewers who watch a show within a week after its network airing. Advertisers have largely resisted the move because it would mean having to fork over payments for an...
  • Doctor cleared in suicide of LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg

    A Las Vegas physician has been cleared of wrongful death and medical malpractice allegations in a civil suit arising from the suicide four years ago of LPGA golfer Erica Blasberg. The 25-year-old Blasberg, a native of Corona, had fallen on hard times...
  • Stop doping horses [Commentary]

    Stop doping horses [Commentary]
    With the Preakness coming up here in Maryland, it's time things changed for the better in America's horse racing industry, which long ago drifted far from the values of sport. It is increasingly difficult for honest horse owners to succeed and for...
  • Provide greater help for the mentally ill [Letter]

    Provide greater help for the mentally ill [Letter]
    I read two letters in The Sun that involve mental health and hope that Maryland will join other states with common sense laws to address severe mental illness, thus closing the revolving door between jail and hospital ("Dealing with trauma like WMAR...
  • Firefighters make quick work of flames at Costa Mesa pharmaceutical company

    It took firefighters about an hour to douse a fire at a Costa Mesa office building that sent flames 20 to 30 feet into the air and a plume of black smoke over the 405 Freeway late Tuesday afternoon. The blaze started in the loading dock of a...
  • Unless they persist, heart palpitations are usually benign

    Have you ever experienced the sensation that your heart has skipped a beat or suddenly started to race or even pound? Those sensations are known as palpitations. While frightening, they're not usually a sign of something serious. "Palpitations are most...
  • Retirement: pushing the pause/restart buttons

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Working past 66 may not be everyone's idea of a dream "retirement," but for many baby-boomers, it could represent the future. A 2013 Wells Fargo survey showed that one-third of respondents expect to work until "at least 80"...