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  • Ex-FBI director Louis Freeh takes reins of Penn State inquiry

     
    Former FBI head Louis Freeh is launching a probe into the child sex-abuse scandal rocking Penn State....
  • UCF trustees to discuss IRS audit today

     
    UCF's chief financial officer, Bill Merck, will give trustees an update this morning on the Internal Revenue Service's ongoing audit of Florida's largest public university. UCF is one of more than 30 colleges the IRS has been auditing over the past couple...
  • Bone-Building Drugs Safe

    Bone-Building Drugs Safe
    A new study gives reassuring news about the safety of Fosamax and Reclast, bone-building drugs taken by millions of American women. It found that long-term use does not significantly raise the risk of a rare type of fracture near the hip. On balance,...
  • Do boys need HPV vaccine?

    Do boys need HPV vaccine?
    On their next visit to the pediatrician, parents of adolescent boys may be asked if they want their sons to get an expensive vaccine they've never before considered—the HPV shot. Recently approved for boys, the three-dose immunization has been...
  • HPV Shot Aimed at Boys

    HPV Shot Aimed at Boys
    Dawn Delott is wary of new vaccines and doubts she will let her daughter get the potentially lifesaving HPV immunization — let alone her son, for whom the stakes aren't nearly as high. For parents already uneasy about vaccinating their children,...
  • NSAIDs following a heart attack greatly increase risk of a repeat heart attack, and death

    Heart patients who used common pain relievers called NSAIDs even briefly are at much higher risk of having a repeat heart attack or of dying than those who stay away from the drugs, which include such widely used over-the-counter medications as...
  • Testing Men for HPV

    Testing Men for HPV
    Q: Can men be tested for HPV? An: HPV stands for human papilloma virus, the virus that has been in the news extensively because of the recent approval of a vaccine (Gardisil from Merck) for the prevention of cervical cancer. HPV, a sexually transmitted...
  • 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...
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  • Vioxx risks could have been identified years earlier

    Vioxx risks could have been identified years earlier
    The significant cardiovascular risks linked to Vioxx could have been identified nearly four years before the anti-inflammatory medication was taken off the market, a new study has concluded, but consumers and physicians didn't have access to such...
  • Some drugs raising red flags

    At drug company-sponsored seminars, Illinois doctors are speaking about dozens of commonly prescribed medications that help millions of patients. But questions have been raised about some of the drugs: •Atypical antipsychotics such as Zyprexa (...