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  • 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,...
  • Task force calls for routine HIV testing for all adults

    Task force calls for routine HIV testing for all adults
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - An influential U.S. panel is calling for HIV screening for all Americans aged 15 to 65, regardless of whether they are considered to be at high risk, a change that may help lift some of the stigma associated with HIV testing. The...
  • China fines baby formula companies $108 million in price-fixing case

    The Chinese government Wednesday issued what it said were record-high fines totaling $108 million in connection with the scandal-ridden baby formula industry. Five foreign companies were fined -- Mead Johnson, Dumex, Abbott Laboratories, Royal...
  • China fines six baby formula suppliers $108 million

    China fines six baby formula suppliers $108 million
    The Chinese government Wednesday issued what it said were record-high fines totaling $108 million in connection with the scandal-ridden baby formula industry. The government fined five foreign companies — Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. and Abbott...
  • What you don't know about HIV tests

    What you don't know about HIV tests
    Statistics show that many who have HIV don't know they're infected, and the AIDS Foundation of Chicago, along with Abbott Laboratories, is taking to social media to get that message out. "We need people to know their status," Johnathon Briggs,...
  • Leadership role always in the cards for chief of fast-growing Catamaran

    Leadership role always in the cards for chief of fast-growing Catamaran
    Mark Thierer has a sticker for everything: golf balls, fruit, cars, states, letters, numbers. In all, he thinks he has probably 40,000 of them, collected from around the world.     "If you're ever actually looking for them, you'd be amazed where you'd...
  • George B. Rathmann dies at 84; co-founder of biotech giant Amgen

    George B. Rathmann dies at 84; co-founder of biotech giant Amgen
    George B. Rathmann, a far-sighted entrepreneur whose small team of talented scientists created two blockbuster drugs that helped turn his upstart Thousand Oaks firm, Amgen Inc., into the world's most successful biotech company, died Sundayat his Palo Alto...
  • Soldiers trade guns for sketch books

    The world of America's soldiers comes sharply into focus without the need for film clips, old newsreel footage or graphic photographs at the National Constitution Center's new exhibition, "Art of the American Soldier." Soldiers swapped their guns for...
  • Doubts surface as police sharply increase Taser use

    Doubts surface as police sharply increase Taser use
    The traffic stop began peacefully three hours into New Year's Day 2010, with the woman driving the SUV telling the officer that she hadn't been drinking and her husband merrily exclaiming he was the source of the alcohol smell. But the situation soured...