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  • 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...
  • News Corp. Forms Diversity Council After Cartoon

    News Corp. Forms Diversity Council After Cartoon
    News Corp. has agreed to form an external diversity council after meeting with civil rights groups about a New York Post cartoon that critics said likened President Barack Obama to a dead chimpanzee. The company will form a "diversity community council"...
  • WHO Declares H1N1 Pandemic

    (WGN-AM)- The World Health Organization told its member nations it was declaring a swine flu pandemic today -- the first global flu epidemic in 41 years -- as infections climbed in the United States, Europe, Australia, South America and elsewhere. In a...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • FDA Probes Liver Damage With Weight Loss Pill Alli

    FDA Probes Liver Damage With Weight Loss Pill Alli
    WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports of liver damage in patients taking alli, the only nonprescription weight loss drug approved by the agency. Regulators said Monday they have received more than 30 reports of liver...
  • 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...