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  • Testosterone prescriptions linked to heart attack

    Testosterone prescriptions linked to heart attack
    Men over 65, as well as younger men with diagnosed heart disease, were at least twice as likely to have non-fatal heart attacks in the 90 days after they were prescribed testosterone medication than were men of the same age and health status who did not...
  • Medical marijuana hearing was historic for Pennsylvania Legislature

    The one person who should have been in Hearing Room 8E-A/B of the Pennsylvania Capitol, at 10:25 a.m. Tuesday, was not there. Moments before the start of a hearing held by the state Senate Law & Justice Committee, 10-year-old Hannah Pallas of Butler...
  • Another misguided GOP attack on Obamacare

    Another misguided GOP attack on Obamacare
    Ever since the housing market collapse, nothing stokes the flames of public outrage quite like the phrase "government bailout." It's become the condemnation of choice for both parties when faced with a policy they don't like. Lately, conservatives have...
  • AbbVie profit falls despite strong Humira sales

    AbbVie profit falls despite strong Humira sales
    AbbVie Inc. said its fourth-quarter results were in line with analysts expectations and released positive results on its final-phase clinical trials for a promising new drug to treat certain patients with Hepatitis C.   The North Chicago...
  • Bieber consumió marihuana y antidepresivos en Miami, según informe policial

    Bieber consumió marihuana y antidepresivos en Miami, según informe policial
    El cantante canadiense Justin Bieber ingirió marihuana y el antidepresivo Xanax poco antes de su arresto la semana pasada en Miami, según un informe toxicológico preliminar dado a conocer hoy por las autoridades policiales. El documento, al que tuvo...
  • Investigan intento de agente de policía de sacar foto a Justin Bieber

    Investigan intento de agente de policía de sacar foto a Justin Bieber
     La Policía de Miami Beach realiza una investigación interna para determinar si un agente intentó sacar, como indica un informe, una foto al cantante canadiense Justin Bieber la noche de su arresto en esta ciudad, informaron hoy medios locales. En la...
  • Flu deaths in California reach 147 this season

    Flu deaths in California reach 147 this season
    State health officials reported Friday that flu deaths in California have reached 147 this flu season, with an additional 44 deaths under investigation as likely flu-related. Four of the confirmed deaths were of children. Seventeen deaths occurred in...
  • UC Santa Barbara to offer meningitis vaccine to students

    UC Santa Barbara to offer meningitis vaccine to students
    Health authorities are recommending that UC Santa Barbara students be inoculated against a strain of meningitis that infected several young adults at the seaside campus and caused an outbreak at Princeton University. University officials said Friday...
  • Orioles' Troy Patton won't pitch much -- if at all -- in spring training games

    Orioles' Troy Patton won't pitch much -- if at all -- in spring training games
    Left-handed relief pitcher Troy Patton said he’s not sure what his spring will be like, but he understands that getting him work is not a priority for the Orioles. “It’s going to be kind of interesting to see how Buck [Showalter]...
  • Scientific American pushes back against know-nothing drug warriors

     
    Via The Raw Story: The editors of Scientific American ...this week called for an end to the national ban on psychoactive drug research, noting that LSD, psilocybin, MDMA and cannabis all “had their origins in the medical pharmacopeia.” More...
  • An FDA success story on antibiotics

    Skeptics scoffed late last year when the Food and Drug Administration issued guidelines to restrict the use of antibiotics in livestock. Most of the antibiotic use in this country is in the agriculture industry, with the drugs routinely added to animal...