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  • Eat, drink and be merry during childbirth

     
    Eat and drink anyway -- merriment can come later. The former advice comes from a new Cochrane Review analysis; the latter is actually just reassurance that such emotion (and the energy required for it) will ultimately be possible once again.......
  • The FDA cautions against high doses of Zocor (simvastatin), urges label changes

     
    The highest doses of the cholesterol-lowering drug Zocor produce an increased risk of muscle damage, the Food and Drug Administration cautioned Friday. The risk is highest in patients of Chinese descent and is also high when Zocor, known generically as......
  • The FDA warns against using Rotarix rotavirus vaccine--at least temporarily

     
    The Food and Drug Administration on Monday warned doctors and parents against using the Rotarix rotavirus vaccine until further testing can confirm that it is safe. The warning follows the discovery by an academic research group--subsequently confirmed by...
  • Orlando area eateries participating in Diabetes Restaurant Month

     
    More than one-third of Americans’ daily calorie intake comes from food eaten outside the home, including sit-down restaurants and fast-food establishments. The more than 20 million people in the U.S. and who have type 2 diabetes not only have a lot to...
  • Romance writers learn about women and heart disease

     
    Here's some health news out of the Romance Writers of America conference, taking place at the Walt Disney World Dolphin through Saturday. The American Heart Association tells us: Romance novels usually affect readers’ hearts by tugging at the heart...
  • American Kennel Club, Pfizer Inc. announce partnership for dog disease research

     
    TRENTON, N.J. — Pfizer Inc. said Wednesday its animal health unit and the American Kennel Club Canine Health Foundation entered an exclusive partnership on new areas of research on dog diseases and treatments. Pfizer said the goal is to strengthen......
  • Jack Mackenroth of ‘Project Runway’ brings his ‘Living Positive’ message to Orlando

     
    Former  Project Runway contestant Jack Mackenroth will bring his national HIV education campaign, Living Positive By Design, to the United States Conference on AIDS (USCA) in Orlando, Sunday through Wednesday. Mackenroth is designing a Living Posit...
  • ‘Project Runway’ contestant unveils Orlando’s ‘Living Positive by Design’ quilt

     
    The “Living Positive by Design” quilt is done — and it's “astounding,” says Jack Mackenroth, former Project Runway contestant. Mackenroth has been in Orlando since Sunday, attending the United States Conference on AIDS...
  • DREAM Act: Legalizing young immigrants would strengthen U.S.

     
    Guest Writer: Leticia M. Díaz, PhD, JD Diaz is Dean of the Barry University School of Law in Orlando. She earned her law degree at Rutgers Law School, where she was recipient of the Merck Patent Scholarship. She received her Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry...
  • Companies switch allegiance from Murphy to Fitzpatrick

     
    For a handful of well-known companies, it matters very little to them who you are or what the letter is behind your name. All that matters is that you're in power. An analysis of Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick's end......
  • Barletta, Dent, Fitzpatrick: FEC reports released for House members

     
    Former Hazleton Mayor and U.S. Rep. Lou Barletta ended 2010 with zero cash on hand and $153, 670 in debt, according to his FEC report made public Tuesday. He had not taken any contributions in the last financial reporting period......