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  • Complaints of foul smell in Southern California fall dramatically

     
    Complaints about rotten egg odor in Southern California have dropped off considerably as officials confirmed the stench came from dead fish in the Salton Sea. The South Coast Air Quality Management District said there were far fewer complaints Tuesday...
  • Foul odor in Southern California appears to be dissipating

     
    Regional air quality managers said on Tuesday they are hoping samples collected in the Coachella Valley near the Salton Sea can put to rest the mystery of the epic stink that descended over much of Southern California. Complaints about the smell,...
  • Government moves to oversee at-home genetic tests

    Government moves to oversee at-home genetic tests
    During a stay at a resort two years ago, Carol Arand bought $4,000 in genetic tests after a spa physician praised their potential to improve her health. If ever she got sick, Arand reasoned, she could take the results to her doctor. "I hoped that this...
  • Physician pay, medical disclosure rules criticized

    The payments and "VIP trips" given to a Maryland cardiologist by Abbott Laboratories for parties and consulting work — disclosed in a federal report released Monday — are just what new legislation and industry guidelines are supposed to...
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  • 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...
  • Walgreens Halts Sale of Genetic Test

    Walgreens Halts Sale of Genetic Test
    Walgreens late Wednesday reversed a decision to carry genetic test kits in its stores after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began an investigation of the supplier and product. Deerfield-based Walgreen Co. had planned to begin stocking thousands...
  • Health care apps for your smart phone

    Health care apps for your smart phone
    "Is there an app for that?" When it comes to consumer health care applications for smart phones, the answer, increasingly, is yes. There are now close to 6,000 consumer health apps, according to a review published in March by mobihealthnews, which...
  • A warning label warning

    It's hard to imagine a more sympathetic victim than Diana Levine, a guitarist who lost her arm to gangrene after she was negligently injected with Phenergan, an anti-nausea drug. Last week, the Supreme Court by a 6-3 vote upheld a Vermont jury's...
  • What's Lurking in Those Supplements?

    What's Lurking in Those Supplements?
    Do you really know what's in the dietary supplements you're taking? Consumer Reports tells what might be in those pills and powders in a new report. They focus on the less-than-desirable ingredients that could be lurking in the supplements people often...
  • Senate Passes Healthcare Overhaul

    Senate Passes Healthcare Overhaul
    Senate Democrats this morning passed a sweeping healthcare overhaul bill, setting the stage for reconciliation early next year with similarly historic legislation passed by the House last month. The vote was 60-39. It came after months of bitter partisan...