| Nov 19, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Covidien, based in Dublin, Ireland, is a global health-care products company that manufactures and distributes medical devices, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies. With 2010 revenue of $10.4 billion, Covidien has 41,000 employees worldwide in more...
| Dec 14, 2011
The Food and Drug Administration has accused the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company of using misleading advertising in its promotion of Lap-Band weight-loss surgery, saying the billboard, radio and television ads underplay serious risks to patients.
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:20 PM
Like most big companies, Irvine pharmaceutical giant Allergan Inc. likes to project the image of an upstanding corporate citizen. Indeed, it devotes several pages of its website to its purported good works.
Yet it's still proper to ask: When will...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Last week, the U.S. Senate approved the FDA Safety and Innovation Act 92-4. Colorado Sen. Michael Bennett praised it for creating "a process to get new life-saving treatments to patients faster."
The bill includes provisions to improve drug safety, bring...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:24 PM
The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery.
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 1:17 PM
GIGLIO, Italy (Reuters) - The wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia could remain where it lies near the Italian island of Giglio until the end of the year or longer before it can be broken up or salvaged, the official in charge of the recovery...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 7:54 PM
As a goalkeeper at the Naval Academy, RJ Wickham plays in the shadow of a long line of standout predecessors, including Dennis Wedekind, Mickey Jarboe and Matt Russell, all of whom were named the nation's top goalie during their tenure.
Now Wickham plays...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 6:06 PM
Each member of the Western High School Robotics team brings a range of individual strengths that help them compete, everything from a knack for maneuvering a remote control to extraordinary math and science skills. But, they say, they also have a...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:26 AM
CENTURY CITY, Calif. (KTLA) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spent the night in Century City Tuesday, wrapping up a two-day campaign swing in Southern California.
Romney's whirlwind visit included fundraisers, protests and even an...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 11:19 AM
Not feeling well? Maybe your smartphone can help. But you don't need it to call your doctor.
Developers are creating more medical apps every day that have turned our phones into portable healthcare tools. But are those apps medical breakthroughs or a...
| May 12, 2011
| 10:12 PM
This corrects Gabrielle Herbosa's information.
COSTA MESA HIGH SCHOOL
Recipients of the 32nd annual Les Miller Outstanding Student Awards
School Activities/Clubs: Virtual Enterprise-Business Plan Team, Academic Decathlon, varsity tennis,...