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  • The withdrawal of drug-company money

    The withdrawal of drug-company money
    In recent years, the pharmaceutical industry has been repeatedly (and rightly) excoriated for its shameless efforts to promote its products: Freebies handed out to doctors as inducements to prescribe particular drugs. Studies underwritten by drug...
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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...
  • 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...
  • Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus

    Baruch Blumberg dies at 85; Nobel Prize winner who discovered hepatitis B virus
    Dr. Baruch Blumberg, who received the 1976 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for discovering the hepatitis B virus, which causes severe liver disease and cancer, and who later developed the vaccine that protects against it, has died. He was 85....
  • The business behind UCF basketball

    The business behind UCF basketball
    UCF basketball's historic first appearance in the Top 25 this week is more than a source of bragging rights for the team, its boosters and fans. The national ranking couldn't come at a better time for the business behind the basketball. The University...
  • Vaccine approved for anal cancer prevention

    Gardasil, the vaccine that can prevent most cases of cervical cancer in girls, has won the FDA's blessing as a vaccine to prevent anal cancer, a rare but growing diagnosis in the United States. The drug agency's approval for Gardasil as an anal cancer...
  • Unbearable allergies? Help may be in pills

    Unbearable allergies? Help may be in pills
    Doctors are testing pills that allergy sufferers can melt in their mouths and that, ideally, will train their bodies to ignore the plant pollen, dust and animal dander blowing in the South Florida wind. No one is using the word "cure," but doctors...
  • Should I get the shingles vaccine?

    Q: I'm 79 and had chickenpox as a child. Should I get the shingles vaccine? What are the risks? A: The U.S. Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommends the shingles vaccine for most people ages 60 and over, regardless of whether they...
  • GOP tips its Holder questions

     
    by Frank James The Republican National Committee telegraphs the topics Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans will grill Eric Holder on today at his confirmation hearing to be President-elect Barack Obama's Attorney General. Actually, some Democrats may...
  • 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.......