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  • Virginia Cancer Plan urges prevention, screenings

    Virginia Cancer Plan urges prevention, screenings
    The five-year Virginia Cancer Plan, 2013-2017, released last week by the Richmond-based nonprofit Cancer Action Coalition of Virginia, sets goals and strategies for the early detection and treatment of the disease, along with reducing preventable...
  • Bryan Cranston goes 'All the Way' from meth lab to Oval Office

     Bryan Cranston goes 'All the Way' from meth lab to Oval Office
    NEW YORK — In the new Broadway play "All the Way," President Lyndon B. Johnson, played by Bryan Cranston, takes a break from wrangling votes for what would become the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to reflect on the trying nature of politics. Facing...
  • Cleaning up the grocery cart

     Cleaning up the grocery cart
    Like many children of the '70s, Mindy Greenberg grew up with pink hearts, yellow moons, orange stars and green clovers. "Our pantry was full of beautiful colors — sugar cereal, Pop-Tarts and Cheetos," she said. Beyond the plethora of processed...
  • First trial of LSD as medicine in 40 years shows promise

    First trial of LSD as medicine in 40 years shows promise
    For the first time in more than four decades, the drug lysergic acid diethylamide -- better known as LSD -- has been the experimental adjunct to psychotherapy in a controlled clinical trial approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. And a newly...
  • Yelling at your cat won't solve her litter box issues

    ORLANDO, FLA. -- These questions were answered by experts attending the North American Veterinary Conference here Jan. 18-22. Q: My 4-year-old Siamese cat is an absolute doll, except that she's started defecating in my bathtub or shower, rather than in...
  • 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...
  • 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...