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  • Co-pays becoming a thing of the past for preventive services

    Co-pays becoming a thing of the past for preventive services
    If you've been holding off getting screened for high cholesterol, diabetes or hypertension because of a co-payment, you soon won't have a reason to put it off. That's because co-payments, which typically cost at least $20, for a host of preventive...
  • Diet Pill Meridia Pulled from Market

    Diet Pill Meridia Pulled from Market
    WASHINGTON -- Abbott Laboratories said Friday it will withdraw its diet pill Meridia in the U.S. and Canada, after coming under pressure from health regulators who say the drug increases the risk of heart attack and stroke in patients with a history of...
  • Expectations affect benefits of pain drug

    Expectations affect benefits of pain drug
    People who don't believe their pain medicine will work can actually reduce or even cancel out the effectiveness of the drug, and images of their brains show how they are doing it, scientists report. Researchers from Britain and Germany used brain scans...
  • Obesity drugs need heart studies, U.S. advisers say

    Obesity drugs need heart studies, U.S. advisers say
    SILVER SPRING, Maryland (Reuters) - Heart safety studies should be required for new obesity drugs, U.S. drug advisers said on Thursday, possibly adding a new hurdle to the drugs' approval. An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...
  • Former Angels baseball player Doug DeCinces accused of insider trading, pays $2.5-million fine

     
    Former Angels baseball player Doug DeCinces has agreed to pay $2.5 million in penalties and interest to settle allegations that he used inside information to make more than $1.2 million in profits trading the stock of Santa Ana-based Advanced Medical........
  • Magic Johnson maintains optimism in HIV fight

     
    Magic Johnson maintains optimism in HIV fight...
  • Not enough desks, but plenty of room to grow

    Not enough desks, but plenty of room to grow
    November 15, 2010|By Robert Channick, Special to the Tribune When Adam Caplan decided his fast-growing cloud-computing company, Model Metrics, needed more room, he searched carefully before moving into custom-designed River North quarters with high...
  • Preckwinkle names health board members, announces bank program

    Preckwinkle names health board members, announces bank program
    Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle continued Wednesday to put her imprint on county government by appointing new members to the board overseeing the county’s vast public health system. At the Health and Hospitals System board, Preckwinkle...
  • More grocery chains pull Enfamil baby formula; Feds widen probe into other brands

    More grocery chains pull Enfamil baby formula; Feds widen probe into other brands
    More grocers pulled Enfamil baby formula cans from shelves Friday, while U.S. health regulators said they are widening their investigation to include several types of baby formula after the death of a Missouri newborn. Even though Enfamil has not been...
  • In D.C., Emanuel touts City College specialization

    In D.C., Emanuel touts City College specialization
    WASHINGTON—Addressing mayors from across the country, Chicago’s Rahm Emanuel on Friday touted his plan to transform the City Colleges of Chicago by tailoring the curriculum at individual campuses to meet employers’ needs for workers in...
  • His vision for a better world [Corrected]

    While most of us don't think twice about our ability to see the world around us, many lack even the basic access to eyeglasses. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated Dr. Ahsan Khan was the president of...
  • Online Dish: Breast is Best! Campaign to Ban Formula In Hospitals

    Online Dish: Breast is Best! Campaign to Ban Formula In Hospitals
    Breast is best! Simmer down boys, I'm talking aboutbabies and breastfeeding. Breastfeeding campaign groups want formula out of hospitals. They are demanding that the hospitals stop giving away free formula to new mothers. Dozens of groups sent out...