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  • Seniors should guard against shingles

    Seniors should guard against shingles
    Pneumonia, flu and shingles all affect seniors disproportionately to the rest of the population. These vaccine-preventable diseases account for more than 50,000 deaths annually in the U.S., according to the Alliance for Aging Research in its newly...
  • Paterno hires lawyer, McQueary placed on administrative leave

    Paterno hires lawyer, McQueary placed on administrative leave
    Assistant football coach Mike McQueary has been placed on administrative leave, and fired coach Joe Paterno has hired a lawyer, the latest steps in the unfolding Jerry Sandusky child abuse scandal that has rocked Penn State. McQueary was the witness...
  • Roche bone drug eases pain in prostate cancer trial

    Roche bone drug eases pain in prostate cancer trial
    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Roche's bone strengthening drug Boniva is as good for pain relief as single dose radiotherapy in patients whose prostate cancer has spread to their bones, according to data from a late-stage trial released on Sunday. Trial...
  • Drug companies pay $25 million to Illinois doctors

    Drug companies pay $25 million to Illinois doctors
    At least three dozen doctors in Illinois received payments and perks exceeding $100,000 from drug companies between 2009 and early 2011, according to an updated database that now includes information from a dozen pharmaceutical firms. Doctors in the...
  • Asthma drugs may increase attacks in kids: report

    Asthma drugs may increase attacks in kids: report
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One class of drugs used to prevent wheezing and shortness of breath in people with asthma may increase kids' risk of being hospitalized for an asthma attack, according to a new analysis from the U.S. Food and Drug...
  • Merck settles Vioxx suits from New York, Florida

    Merck settles Vioxx suits from New York, Florida
    (Reuters) - Merck & Co has reached settlements to resolve lawsuits from the states of New York, Florida and South Carolina alleging the company misled state regulators about the dangers of the painkiller Vioxx, according to court filings. The...
  • SEC rules could hurt Rick Perry's fundraising

    SEC rules could hurt Rick Perry's fundraising
    Nearly two weeks after announcing his presidential bid, Texas Gov. Rick Perry has displayed Texas-size ambition and signs of early success in raising the large sums necessary for a national campaign. But unlike other candidates, Perry may not have ready...
  • Positive hep C drug results boost Pharmasset shares

    Positive hep C drug results boost Pharmasset shares
    (Reuters) - Pharmasset Inc said its hepatitis C shot showed positive results in a trial involving patients who have not been previously treated for the infection, sending its shares to a life-high on Tuesday morning. In a mid-stage trial named PROTON, 98...
  • IUDs almost halve risk of cervical cancer: study

    IUDs almost halve risk of cervical cancer: study
    LONDON (Reuters) - Contrary to popular belief, intrauterine contraceptive devices might actually protect women against developing cervical cancer even though they don't stop the infection that commonly leads to the disease, according to the results of...
  • Some belated praise for CNN's debate partnership with Tea Party

    Some belated praise for CNN's debate partnership with Tea Party
    I am only about 2,000 news cycles behind with this post. But I was working on another project since Monday and did not have time to write about the GOP candidates debate hosted by CNN and the Tea Party Express. I thought I would get over it, but I...
  • Suzanne Malveaux helps run 'CNN Newsroom' weekdays

    If you don't believe upward mobility is still alive in the workplace, try convincing Suzanne Malveaux. In the same way her CNN colleague Candy Crowley came off a reporter's beat after many years to assume an anchor role (in Crowley's case, with the...