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  • Takeda, Eli Lilly must pay $9 billion in punitive damages over Actos

    Takeda, Eli Lilly must pay $9 billion in punitive damages over Actos
    Drugmakers Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. were ordered to pay a total of $9 billion in punitive damages after a Louisiana jury decided the companies did not disclose cancer risks of their diabetes medicine Actos. Japan-based Takeda said...
  • Helping Video-Addicted Teen Boys

    Our 14-year-old son seems depressed, to us, at least. His principal sees no sign of depression but thinks he's socially anxious. The subjects of counseling and medication have come up. We have suggested to him that he get more exercise and spend less time...
  • Living with Children

    Q: Our 14-year-old son seems depressed to us, at least. His principal sees no sign of depression but thinks he's socially anxious. The subjects of counseling and medication have come up. We have suggested to him that he get more exercise and spend less...
  • Ask Mr. Dad: When tempers flare

    Dear Mr. Dad: My son is 6, and he's still having temper tantrums. Call me crazy, but I thought they would have petered out long ago. Most of the other parents we know say their kids stopped having tantrums when they were 2 or 3. But my son is giving no...
  • Issues considered during 2014 General Assembly

    Issues considered during 2014 General Assembly
    Here are some of the issues senators and delegates considered during the 2014 Maryland General Assembly session. To become law, bills passed by the legislature must be signed by the governor. WAGES/TAXES The Assembly approved Gov. Martin O'Malley's...
  • No simple mental health system answers

    The debate about mental health and the challenges facing Virginia's mental health system was recently renewed when a state senator lost his beloved son to suicide. It was a terrible tragedy, and we stand with him and many others who have experienced...
  • Irish firm to buy fast-growing MS-drug maker Questcor for $5.6 billion

    Irish pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt will pay $5.6 billion in cash and stock for Anaheim-based Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc., a fast-growing bio-pharmaceutical firm that specializes in treating multiple sclerosis, the companies announced Monday....
  • GLCCB to host forum on pre-exposure HIV treatment for at-risk populations

    GLCCB to host forum on pre-exposure HIV treatment for at-risk populations
    Local medical professionals will gather with members of Baltimore's gay community later this month to discuss a new medical treatment that involves HIV-negative patients taking a daily pill to avoid becoming infected. The April 28 forum, hosted by the...
  • Lige Lightning team to take part in MS Walk Towson

    Tricia Lige remembers the first thought she had in 2005 when she was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis: "I'm going to end up in a wheelchair for the rest of my life." Now, nine years later, the Knettishall resident will be walking with her entire family...
  • A 'rescue pen' for opioid overdose gets FDA's blessing

    Opioid drug overdoses, the cause of some 16,000 fatalities and  half a million emergency-department visits yearly, may have met their match: The Food and  Drug Administration on Thursday approved the sale, by prescription, of a hand-held auto-injector...
  • A call for help — and an epic fail — in West Boca

    It happened again. Family members say someone in the midst of a mental health crisis dialed 911 seeking help. Matthew Pollow, 28, got a death sentence instead. That's the blunt way to describe the events of last Wednesday at a West Boca apartment...