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  • Retirement: pushing the pause/restart buttons

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance Working past 66 may not be everyone's idea of a dream "retirement," but for many baby-boomers, it could represent the future. A 2013 Wells Fargo survey showed that one-third of respondents expect to work until "at least 80"...
  • Abbott earnings fall in 1Q as sales lag

    Abbott earnings fall in 1Q as sales lag
    Abbott Laboratories said Wednesday its first-quarter profit fell 31.1 percent to $375 million, or 24 cents a share, as certain one-time costs, including expenses associated with repatriating international profits, ate away at its bottom line. The Lake...
  • 'Low T' and the peril of medicating grumpy old men

     'Low T' and the peril of medicating grumpy old men
    Could you have low testosterone? That's the question Abbott Laboratories (now AbbVie) has been urging men to consider with its "Is It Low T?" awareness campaign, a highly effective effort to change how doctors and the public think about managing aging...
  • 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...
  • China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost

    China's thirst for milk gives U.S. dairy farms a boost
    FALLON, Nev. — The dairy plant with its tangle of stainless steel pipes rises out of the parched landscape here like a beckoning oasis. Perched on the outskirts of this desert town dotted with small churches and roadside casinos, the factory...
  • Roomful of tech-savvy millennials should know better

    Roomful of tech-savvy millennials should know better
    The New Colony's contribution to this year's Garage Rep at Steppenwolf tries mightily for a "ripped from the headlines" approach to issues of surveillance and "hacktivism." Unfortunately, creators Andrew Hobgood (who also directs) and Megan Johns seem not...
  • 9th Circuit bans juror exclusion over sexual orientation

    SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court became the first in the nation to rule that prospective jurors may not be excluded because of their sexual orientation, a decision that expands juror protections beyond race and gender and provides legal...
  • Abbott 4Q profit climbs, but revenue falls short

    Abbott 4Q profit climbs, but revenue falls short
    Abbott Laboratories on Wednesday reported weaker-than-expected revenue for the second consecutive quarter, as sluggish sales of its generic pharmaceuticals and continued effects of an overseas recall of its baby formula last summer continued to drag on...
  • Large-cap growth funds most resilient in 2011

    Large-cap growth funds have held up better than most other types of stock funds in 2011. Previously ignored, big-name companies that have rapidly rising earnings become more attractive in uncertain times than their riskier small-cap counterparts....
  • How to invest $10,000 in 2012

    How would you invest $10,000 in the coming year? That's a question posed annually to a panel of investment experts. A year ago, our pundits were relatively optimistic as most suggested quality U.S. stock investments, along with some shorter-term bonds...
  • Low testosterone: A disease to be treated or market to be tapped?

    Low testosterone: A disease to be treated or market to be tapped?
    If you're a middle-aged guy who watches sports, news or late-night talk shows, you've seen the ads: Your flagging energy levels, mood, sports prowess and libido ... could they be caused by low T? After you figure out that T stands for "testosterone" --...
  • Bypass tops stents in diabetics with diseased arteries

    Bypass tops stents in diabetics with diseased arteries
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Diabetics with more than one diseased artery fared significantly better if they underwent bypass surgery than those who received drug coated stents following artery clearing procedures to improve blood flow to the heart,...