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  • Michael Hiltzik: The FDA and the Lap-Band

     
    Is the motto of the Food and Drug Administration "safety last" when it comes to the Lap-Band? As my Wednesday column reports, the FDA's approval last week of expanded use of Allergan's silicone weight-loss implant came despite considerable evidence that.....
  • Electric Daisy leaving L.A. for Las Vegas; 'Good riddance,' says Coliseum commissioner

     
    The ongoing brouhaha between Los Angeles politicos and promoters of dance-focused concerts has seemingly resulted in one of the nation's largest electronic music festivals leaving Los Angeles for Las Vegas. Insomniac Inc.'s two-day Electric Daisy...
  • Science: Congrats, Caltech! Now get back to work

     
    It's been a week of lines, vines and twine, at least in the scientific world. In rapid succession, The Times reported on how cellphones are doing something funny to our brains and vines are taking over our forests. But then......
  • Survey: 49% Prefer Cars That Could Drive Themselves

     
    I???m sure that to most auto enthusiasts, the dawn of driverless car technology is as unwanted as a new three-cylinder Geo Metro, but it may surprise you to learn that not all drivers agree. In fact, 49% of people would......
  • State regulator fines Motion Picture & TV Fund -- again

     
    The Motion Picture & Television Fund, a nursing home and hospital for retired entertainment industry workers in Woodland Hills, continues to be dogged by questions about the quality of care. California's Department of Public Health recently assessed a...
  • AstraZeneca to pay $68.5 million in Seroquel settlement

     
    California Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris on Thursday announced a $68.5-million multistate settlement with AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals after the states sued the company for allegedly using unfair and deceptive marketing practices for its antipsychotic drug...
  • Radiation hot line open for concerned Californians; health officials reassert that there's no risk expected

     
    View Radiation fallout in a larger map California Department of Public Health officials have opened a phone hot line to address concerns about local radiation exposure in the aftermath of a crisis at a Japanese nuclear power complex damaged in......
  • 'No danger at this time,' California health officials have been reassured

     
    California health officials, in close contact with nuclear experts and other authorities, say no the state is in no immediate danger from any release of radiation by Japan's nuclear reactors....
  • Radiation monitoring will be transparent; no risk anticipated, health officials say

     
    California health officials Thursday promised transparency in data collected on radiation levels in coming days and weeks as they continue to try to allay fears about danger from Japan's nuclear disaster....
  • Los Angeles County fire authorities warn residents of 'acid rain' e-mail hoax

     
    The Los Angeles County Fire Department is advising residents to disregard a fraudulent e-mail issued in the name of the agency warning that radioactive particles released from the Fukushima Nuclear Plant in Japan could mix with rain and “cause...
  • Scott names heads of two health agencies

     
    Gov. Rick Scott today named named Dr. Frank Farmer, a retired military physician and former president of the Florida Medical Association, as  Florida’s Surgeon General and secretary of the Department of Health. He also announced that he is ...