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  • Things to know for Monday

    Things to know for Monday
    More than a dozen firefighters in Arizona died this weekend, political demonstrations in Brazil were suppressed by more than 10,000 troops, and Egypt is seeing resurgent political demonstrations of its own. Welcome to your post-weekend trends report for...
  • Malaria vaccine: The fiction and the reality

     
    Ann Patchett has earned all sorts of praise for her bestseller, "State of Wonder," but as engaging as the story is, the book's science concerning a malaria vaccine left something -- well, several things -- to be desired. The reality is that with all the...
  • SEC accuses Stiefel Laboratories of defrauding employee shareholders

     
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has accused Stiefel Laboratories, a subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline, and the subsidiary’s former chief executive of defrauding employees and other shareholders by buying back the company’s private stock...
  • Health care non-profits invited to bid for bucks

     
    Does your health care non-profit have an impact on the community? GlaxoSmithKline wants to know. The pharmaceutical company is holding its 16th annual IMPACT awards to recognize community-based nonprofits that provide access to healthcare for the...
  • The Morning Fix: '21 Jump Street' cleans up! O'Donnell hits road.

     
    21 Jump Street finishes on top of the box office. James Murdoch exits another board. Rosie O'Donnell hits the road....
  • Claim: PA taxpayers footed $234K bill for "corporate front group" that pushes legislation.

     
    Liberal advocacy groups are stepping up their attacks on the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), charging this week that the think-tank has been the recipient of tens of thousands of dollars in Pennsylvania taxpayers' money. Citing documents...
  • Bone-Building Drugs Safe

    Bone-Building Drugs Safe
    A new study gives reassuring news about the safety of Fosamax and Reclast, bone-building drugs taken by millions of American women. It found that long-term use does not significantly raise the risk of a rare type of fracture near the hip. On balance,...
  • Protein Sciences Corp. In Meriden Gets Federal OK To Begin Clinical Trials Of Swine Flu Vaccine

    Protein Sciences Corp. In Meriden Gets Federal OK To Begin Clinical Trials Of Swine Flu Vaccine
    Protein Sciences Corp. said Thursday that it has received federal approval to conduct clinical trials of its H1N1 swine flu vaccine, an essential step in the drug approval process. Chief Executive Dan Adams said the company has been cleared by the Food...
  • 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...
  • Gauging a gas tackler

    Gauging a gas tackler
    Whether you're still plowing through Thanksgiving leftovers or easing back to your normal fare, billions of bacteria in your digestive tract are eagerly awaiting their next meal. And if you feed them well enough, they'll thank you by producing gas....