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  • ABC's 'Work It' is a drag

    ABC's 'Work It' is a drag
    Two manly men can't find work, so they line their eyes with mascara, wrap up the equipment with Ace bandages and squeeze into dresses to get jobs as women. ABC, you can do better than this drivel you call "Work It" (7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 3; 0 stars&...
  • Why we're fat, Part 3: Our lifestyle promotes added pounds

    Why we're fat, Part 3: Our lifestyle promotes added pounds
    Despite popular belief, a surge of laziness and gluttony is not what's making Americans fat, says science writer and fat researcher Gary Taubes, author of "Why We Get Fat." In looking at the past 30 years, during which time obesity rates have soared,...
  • Pharmacy Robberies Spawn a Task Force

    Pharmacy Robberies Spawn a Task Force
    It happened again -- gunfire and death during a pharmacy robbery -- providing another, grim statistic for the Long Island 'Pharmacy Crimes' Task Force. The task force was formed last summer, after gunman, David Laffer--a U.S. Army veteran--executed...
  • Health Notes: Now's a good time to clean out your medicine cabinet

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Now's a good time to clean out your medicine cabinet
    The American Pharmacists' Association suggests that everyone cleans out their medicine cabinet at least once a year. Why delay? Here are the APA's  "Tips for Storing and Cleaning Out Your Medicine Cabinet or Other Medication Storage Areas: - Medications...
  • Lawmakers struggle to axe $5 billion in tax breaks and loopholes

    Lawmakers struggle to axe $5 billion in tax breaks and loopholes
    Six years ago, lawmakers got really worried about the voracious and ever-growing infestation of business tax credits and exemptions embedded deep in the bowels of Connecticut's tax system. They knew hundreds of millions of dollars in state revenue were...
  • Gastric bypass can affect how medications work

    Gastric bypass can affect how medications work
    Q: I suffer from chronic back pain that requires ongoing pain medication, but the medication only works for two to three hours at a time. Years ago, I had gastric bypass surgery. How does this surgery affect how medications work? Is it true that it can...
  • Get the Skinny on Ready-Made Diets

    Get the Skinny on Ready-Made Diets
    January’s just around the corner, so of course we’re talking weight loss.  And for those of you looking for something that’s effortless but can give you noticeable results, there are three relatively new diet systems on the market that...
  • Cumberland County Coroner charged in prescription drug investigation

    Cumberland County Coroner charged in prescription drug investigation
    Attorney General Linda Kelly today announced that Pennsylvania State Police have filed criminal charges against the Cumberland County Coroner following an investigation into allegations of improper handling of prescription drugs at the Coroner's Office....
  • Mentally ill, behind bars

    Melissa Clark sat wide-eyed and agitated in a visiting room at Cook County Jail's Cermak Hospital, rocking her right leg so vigorously that her entire body shook. Why can't you bail me out? she repeatedly pleaded to her mother. Carla Clark leaned...
  • Santa Barbara Physician Arrested for Drug Trafficking

    Santa Barbara Physician Arrested for Drug Trafficking
    SANTA ANA (KTLA) - A Santa Barbara physician was arrested Wednesday morning on federal drug trafficking charges. Julio Gabriel Diaz, 63, who operates the Family Medical Clinic in Santa Barbara, was arrested at his Goleta residence by special agents...
  • Why Isn't Overdose Antidote More Available?

    Why Isn't Overdose Antidote More Available?
    There’s an effort in Michigan to increase the availability of a medication that can reverse the effects of a drug overdose, saving a person’s life. Naloxone Hydrochloride or Narcan is only available with a prescription in Michigan.  It’...