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  • 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...
  • Court appears wary of removing jurors over sexual orientation

    SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court appeared troubled Wednesday by the removal of gay and lesbian prospective jurors on the basis of their sexual orientation. During a hearing, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals...
  • Court to decide whether gays can be bumped from federal juries

    SAN FRANCISCO -- An appeals court will consider Wednesday whether gays and lesbians may be struck from federal jury pools because of their sexual orientation. The issue before the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeal arose in an antitrust dispute two...
  • Court wrestles with protecting gays from jury exclusion

    SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court grappled Wednesday with whether a prohibition against excluding jurors because of race or gender should be extended to sexual orientation. During an hourlong hearing, a three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th...
  • The problem with peremptory challenges

    The problem with peremptory challenges
    If lawyers are forbidden to remove prospective jurors based on their race or gender, they shouldn't be able to do so on the basis of the jurors' sexual orientation. That's the rule in California state courts, and this week the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of...
  • 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,...
  • Soldiers trade guns for sketch books

    Soldiers trade guns for sketch books
    The world of America's soldiers come 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lake County-run nursing homes becoming a luxury

    Lake County-run nursing homes becoming a luxury
    For seven years Monica Behnke has lived in Winchester House, one of the few government-run nursing homes left in Illinois. Its operations are mostly funded by Medicaid, with the taxpayers of Lake County making up the difference. Behnke, 79, a former...