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  • Experts: Swine Flu Vaccine Safe

    Experts: Swine Flu Vaccine Safe
    Untested? No. Rushed into production? Not really. Full of substances that do harm? Hardly, and especially not compared with the dangers of the H1N1 flu virus. That is the retort of researchers, scientists, federal health authorities and others familiar...
  • Ready to Quit Smoking?

    Ready to Quit Smoking?
    It's one instance where quitting isn't the easy way out. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Zyban: In Monday's Health section, an article on quitting smoking said that the smoking-cessation medication Zyban might act by blocking the brain chemicals...
  • Doctors supplement income via drug companies

    A cardiologist, endocrinologist, psychiatrist, nurse practitioner and allergist. These five medical professionals in Burbank and Glendale may have different specialties, but they have one source of income in common — drug companies. Since 2009, 33...
  • Looking beyond Avandia for diabetes treatment

    Looking beyond Avandia for diabetes treatment
    The safety of most diabetes drugs are time-tested — insulin was discovered in the early 1920s, and two of the other most commonly prescribed, metformin and sulfonylurea, have been around since the 1950s. Avandia is different. The drug landed with a...
  • Jailed Psychiatrist Pleads Guilty

    Jailed Psychiatrist Pleads Guilty
    A 58-year-old psychiatrist involved in two clinical trials evaluating the drug Paxil's safety and effectiveness in children and adolescents has pleaded guilty to 15 federal counts of failing to prepare and maintain records, with intent to defraud and...
  • NIH: Herpes vaccine doesn't help women

    NIH: Herpes vaccine doesn't help women
    (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline's herpes vaccine failed to protect women against the virus in a trial, the U.S. National Institutes of Health said Thursday, and the company said it was stopping development of the product. The test of 8,000 women in the U.S....
  • Doctors draw payments from drug companies

    Doctors draw payments from drug companies
    Follow drug company money in Illinois, and it leads to the psychiatry department at Rush University Medical Center, a prominent headache clinic on the North Side of Chicago, a busy suburban urology practice and a psychiatric hospital accused of...
  • Doctor-drug company database adds to confusion for consumers

    Doctor-drug company database adds to confusion for consumers
    Last week, after the launch of a new database detailing doctors' financial ties with drug companies, Dr. Daniel Carlat sat at his computer and began searching for information about colleagues. He found several doctors who had potentially compromising...
  • Transcript of Gov. Rod Blagojevich's closing argument

    I'm grateful for the opportunity to be here today and present my closing argument and my chance to talk to you and talk to the people of Illinois and talk to anybody else who is listening. In the last couple of days I've had a chance to be able to go out...
  • Glaxo Settles Avandia Lawsuits for $460 Million

    Glaxo Settles Avandia Lawsuits for $460 Million
    GlaxoSmithKline agreed to pay about $460 million to resolve a majority of lawsuits alleging the company's Avandia diabetes drug can cause heart attacks and strokes, people familiar with the accords said. Glaxo, the U.K.'s biggest drugmaker, agreed to...
  • The Avandia Dilemma

    The Avandia Dilemma
    The arthritis pill Vioxx was withdrawn but menopause hormones were not, even though both were tied to heart risks. A multiple sclerosis medicine was pulled and later allowed back on. So, when is a drug too risky to stay on the market? Drug safety...