| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:26 AM
FRANKFURT, Feb 19 (Reuters) - U.S. courts are scheduled to
start hearing cases against Boehringer Ingelheim over its stroke
prevention pill Pradaxa in August, the German drugmaker said on
Boehringer is facing more than 2,000 lawsuits in the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:10 PM
We get it. You're sick of winter. The last thing you want to hear about is ice.
Unless you're an ice fisherman, pond hockey player or ice skater.
Yet even these winter-hardy souls need to remember that even though it's been cold and snowy, the...
| Feb 5, 2014
The Arts Garage in Delray Beach has taken its visual arts element a step further by opening an art gallery and hiring a local art consultant to curate the space.
Kahl Wilfert, director of visual arts and chancellor of artist innovation, is having the...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 1:08 PM
By Julie Steenhuysen
CHICAGO, Feb 6 (Reuters) - While stroke is common in both
men and women, guidelines released on Thursday for the first
time address factors such as pregnancy, birth control pills and
menopause that put women at particular risk for...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:56 PM
Long before a woman hits middle age, she and her doctor should be thinking about her risk of stroke and taking steps to reduce it, according to the first set of stroke guidelines aimed at women.
The overall stroke risk for women is higher than it is for...
| Feb 8, 2014
After 54 years of marriage, Barbara Heidecker and her husband, Paul, have experienced just about everything in unison.
They raised their two daughters together, traveled in their RV to hike in national parks and held each other's hands through every one...
| Feb 8, 2014
Timing has always played an important role in Judy Levermore's life, and it hasn't always worked out the way she expected.
For the past seven years, her heartbeat has been erratic. That subtle pulse that marks her body's internal rhythm often is out...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Kari Hunt Dunn’s daughter had always been taught to dial 911 in an emergency.
On Dec. 1, Dunn was stabbed to death in the bathroom of a Marshall, Texas, motel room. Her 9-year-old daughter, who was in room with her two siblings, tried to call 911...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Wells Fargo branch manager Rita Murillo came to dread the phone calls.
Regional bosses required hourly conferences on her Florida branch's progress toward daily quotas for opening accounts and selling customers extras such as overdraft protection....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 5:21 PM
If circumstances play out, Al Michaels could find himself on the call for three straight Bears games.
Michaels and his NBC colleagues will work the Bears-Eagles game Sunday night. There's a strong possibility NBC will be at Soldier Field on the...
| Dec 20, 2013
Dear Pharmacist: I'm prone to tension headaches. But during the holidays, they're constant. I take ibuprofen and sometimes hydrocodone. Can you help me? — J.R., San Jose, Calif.
Dear J.R.: Tension headaches are the most common type of headache....