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  • Many reported sickened after West Virginia chemical spill, survey says

    When a storage tank spilled an obscure coal-cleaning chemical into the water supply in West Virginia in January, officials ultimately toldĀ 300,000 people not to use the water. Charleston was the largest city affected, as well as the source of the spill....
  • Costly turf war on men's balding heads

    Costly turf war on men's balding heads
    Vin Diesel has embraced his baldness. And it's doubtful Michael Stipe spends much time browsing for toupees. But not all of the 40 million American men with follicularly challenged scalps are going quietly into that bald night. They're raging — with...
  • Medicare: Saving it is the only option [Most commented]

     
    Medicare needs a makeover before it implodes, and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and House Budget Committee Chairman Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) may have just devised a way. If, of course, you're willing to make some concessions. The unlikely pair, as......
  • Justice for Juan Rivera, but now what about the victim?

     
    Not to be ungracious, but... Lake County State’s Attorney Michael Waller made the right decision today when he ended the prosecution of Juan Rivera, announcing that his office would not appeal the Dec. 9 Illinois Appellate Court decision that...
  • Science Connections: Evolutionary Adventures

     
    Gary Galbreath is a detective and an adventurer. But the mysteries he solves are evolutionary, and the treasure he seeks is the ever-elusive new species. …...
  • Are you affected by the ADHD drug shortage?

     
    It sometimes takes the heft of a media giant such as The New York Times to concentrate the rest of the news media's attention on significant medical issues. The latest one is the nationwide shortage of drugs to treat attention deficit hyperactivity...
  • Selena Gomez granted restraining order against alleged stalker

     
    Selena Gomez's alleged stalker must stay away from the singer and her family for three years, a judge ordered on Friday. The Illinois man had been accused of threatening to kill Selena Gomez....
  • Irvine doctor loses medical license after patient dies of overdose

     
    An Irvine-based doctor has lost his medical license for allegedly over-prescribing medication to a depressed patient a month before the patient died of an overdose. Dariush Javanshir's license was revoked for prescribing 330 tablets of the anti-anxiety...
  • Scientists release wasps to control citrus pest

     
    UC Riverside scientists release 300 Pakistani wasps, Tamarixia radiata, in hopes that they feed on the Asian citrus psyllid currently threatening the state's citrus crops....
  • JEWEL-OSCO Pharmacies Offer Whooping Cough Vaccine

     
    JEWEL-OSCO, a leading Midwest food and drug retailer, is alerting its Evanston customers that they can get the vaccine for pertussis, also known as whooping …...
  • Does Paula Deen have diabetes?

     
    Looks like TV chef and butter champion Paula Deen may soon reveal she has Type 2 diabetes. According to Jeannine Stein at L.A. Times Booster Shots blog: The Internet is buzzing with rumors that TV chef Paula Deen, queen of......