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  • ‘Pariah’ director Dee Rees' odd path: bunion pads to Spike Lee

     
    Dee Rees, the writer and director behind the new lesbian coming-of-age film “Pariah,” spent her formative career years marketing panty liners and bunion pads for Procter & Gamble and Dr. Scholl’s before a chance encounter prompted a...
  • Cheaper Birth Control Returns

    Cheaper Birth Control Returns
    Everything that was tied up in the previous presidential administration is quickly coming undone. Congress passed a provision in its massive omnibus spending bill that allows pharmaceutical companies to reinstate discounts on birth control pills and other...
  • A handle on heart disease?

    A handle on heart disease?
    The cholesterol drug did absolutely everything it was supposed to do -- except for demonstrably improving the health of the people who took it. That was the conclusion reached about the popular drug Vytorin in a study published online last week in the...
  • Not right for everyone

    Not right for everyone
    WHEN coronary arteries grow dangerously narrow, the solution — increasingly — is to prop open the walls with a device called a drug-eluting stent. Now two new studies are adding fuel to a growing debate about whether these stents are being...
  • Claims that shoe insoles relieve back pain are unsupported

    Claims that shoe insoles relieve back pain are unsupported
    The product: The human spine is an amazing piece of equipment: On request, it can sway gracefully or withstand thousands of pounds of force. But that versatility comes with a price. At some point, just about everyone suffers significant back pain, and...
  • Success, setbacks in France

    Success, setbacks in France
    Dr. Jean-Pierre Aubert considers himself not only a general practitioner but a dealer of sorts. From his second-floor office up a winding staircase in an apartment building near the Sacre-Coeur Basilica, the doctor prescribes a drug called...
  • No prescriptions, but plenty of users

    The sun set hours ago. Most everyone who sang and prayed in this concrete room with curtains that's still stuffy from body heat have gone home. Christabelle Piangnee, a 29-year-old whose life has become an incongruous mix of opiates, prostitution and...
  • Mattel's offerings are playing well in overseas markets

    Q: What's with my shares of Mattel Inc.? Is the future bleak? --C.R., via the Internet A: Shares of the world's largest toymaker reached a 52-week low this month following a lackluster holiday sales season and a year of recalls of millions of toys...
  • Tom Daschle faces grilling on taxes, fees

     
    by Noam N. Levey Tom Daschle, once considered assured of breezing through his confirmation as secretary of Health and Human Services, soon will face tough questioning on Capitol Hill about underpaying his income taxes and his extensive work for clients......
  • Vytorin trial shows little or no benefit against heart disease [Updated]

     
    For the second time in as many years, a large clinical trial has found that the key ingredient in the heavily advertised drug Vytorin provides little or no benefit in preventing heart disease compared to a competing product. The ingredient......