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  • Why Are Women Left Holding The Bag?

    Not only do women hold up half the sky. We do it while carrying a 500-pound purse. Women carry with us, at all times, everything we might need to start life in a new state. Our purses contain the all the merchandise found in a Quickie Mart or a bodega....
  • Obamacare cancellation blues

    Obamacare cancellation blues
    This fall, thousands of Americans are learning that they can't keep their insurance policies next year because the coverage doesn't meet the standards set in the 2010 healthcare law. The only alternative for many will be more comprehensive policies at a...
  • What to expect from company health insurance plans in 2014

    What to expect from company health insurance plans in 2014
    Obamacare may be in the spotlight, but an estimated 16 million California employees are facing healthcare decisions of their own — at work. Like most other Americans, a majority of Californians get their insurance through their employers. Although...
  • The nefarious IRS attack on your local optometrist

    The nefarious IRS attack on your local optometrist
    Optometrists and opticians must have the lousiest lobbyists in Washington. How else can one explain the brutal unprovoked attack on their business launched the other day by the Internal Revenue Service?  The IRS didn't literally attack the eyewear...
  • Air pollution linked to low birthweight in Europe

    Air pollution linked to low birthweight in Europe
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women exposed to even low levels of urban air pollution during pregnancy may be at heightened risk of having a low-birthweight baby, according to a review of evidence from Europe. Based on data for more than 74,000 women in 12...
  • 'Mythbusters' checks out 'Breaking Bad's' science

    'Mythbusters' checks out 'Breaking Bad's' science
    "Breaking Bad" is about to end its acclaimed run on AMC, but two guys from another cable outlet are scrambling to pay their respects. Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage of the Discovery Channel series "Mythbusters" are dedicating their Aug. 12 episode to the...
  • Getting Health Care Kinks Fixed Worth Effort

    "We're not in Kansas anymore," said the smirking congressman from Texas, pleased with his own witlessness. Rep. Joe Barton, a Republican, was addressing Kathleen Sebelius, a former governor of Kansas, now secretary of health and human services, who is...
  • Mom accused of giving Adderall to son, 6, as experiment

    Mom accused of giving Adderall to son, 6, as experiment
    It looks like this mom found out the hard way that it's not always 'better living through chemistry' after allegedly conducting a school science project -- on her son. Heather McAuliffe , a West Boca mom of a first grader, is accused of emailing her...
  • Supreme Court preserves Oklahoma ruling against abortion-drug limits

    Supreme Court preserves Oklahoma ruling against abortion-drug limits
    WASHINGTON — In a surprise victory for defenders of abortion rights, the Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Oklahoma’s appeal of a state law that would have effectively prevented doctors from prescribing two drugs commonly used to induce...
  • Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.2 billion for illegal drug marketing

    Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.2 billion for illegal drug marketing
    Johnson & Johnson will pay more than $2.2 billion in criminal and civil fines for marketing drugs Risperdal, Invega and Natrecor for uses they weren't approved for, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday. The settlement, one the largest...
  • Towson OB/GYN accused of photographing patients is touted in ad in Baltimore mag's 'Top Doctors' issue

    Towson OB/GYN accused of photographing patients is touted in ad in Baltimore mag's 'Top Doctors' issue
    Dr. John Yacoub, the Towson gynecologist accused of having an affair with a patient and storing photos of his patients' genitals on his phone, has been in the news a lot lately. Add this to Dr. Yacoub's media appearances: Baltimore Magazine's "Top...