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  • Going out on a limb — with a safety net

    Going out on a limb — with a safety net
    "When I get nervous," says a young woman named Rebecca, "I shut down. I go blank." She sits in a circle of 20 in a dance studio in Manhattan. Everyone takes turns introducing himself, explaining what brought him out on a Saturday evening to a dating...
  • EU advises all girls need cervical cancer vaccines

    EU advises all girls need cervical cancer vaccines
    LONDON (Reuters) - All girls in Europe should be immunized against the human papillomavirus (HPV) that causes cervical cancer and current vaccine coverage rates are far too low, European Union health officials said on Wednesday. In new advice about...
  • GlaxoSmithKline to pay $3 billion healthcare fraud settlement, U.S. says

    GlaxoSmithKline to pay $3 billion healthcare fraud settlement, U.S. says
    Pharmaceutical drug maker GlaxoSmithKline will pay $3 billion and plead guilty to federal charges to resolve a slew of criminal and civil issues stemming from its use of kickbacks, mis-branding and other misconduct to market drugs such as Paxil,...
  • SEC accuses Stiefel Laboratories of defrauding employee shareholders

     
    The Securities and Exchange Commission has accused Stiefel Laboratories, a subsidiary of GlaxoSmithKline, and the subsidiary’s former chief executive of defrauding employees and other shareholders by buying back the company’s private stock...
  • Claim: PA taxpayers footed $234K bill for "corporate front group" that pushes legislation.

     
    Liberal advocacy groups are stepping up their attacks on the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), charging this week that the think-tank has been the recipient of tens of thousands of dollars in Pennsylvania taxpayers' money. Citing documents...
  • The Morning Fix: '21 Jump Street' cleans up! O'Donnell hits road.

     
    21 Jump Street finishes on top of the box office. James Murdoch exits another board. Rosie O'Donnell hits the road....
  • Health care non-profits invited to bid for bucks

     
    Does your health care non-profit have an impact on the community? GlaxoSmithKline wants to know. The pharmaceutical company is holding its 16th annual IMPACT awards to recognize community-based nonprofits that provide access to healthcare for the...
  • Men taking erectile dysfunction drugs risk STDs

    Men taking erectile dysfunction drugs risk STDs
    Men who took erectile dysfunction drugs such as Viagra were more likely to become infected with sexually transmitted diseases, including AIDS, U.S. researchers have reported. This infection rate was higher even in the year before the men got their...
  • Consumer Confidential: Chevron profits, Wells penalty fee, nurdle rights

     
    Here's your frosted-flakes Friday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: -- Well, all I can say is, "Thank goodness!" Our friends at Chevron are pleased to report that their quarterly profit more than tripled to $5.4 billion from......
  • Lupus education event in Orlando

     
    Lupus is a challenging disease that often leaves patients feeling alone and misunderstood. While many patients might not “look” sick, they may be silently managing the debilitating pain, fatigue and other symptoms associated with lupus. This...
  • Malaria vaccine: The fiction and the reality

     
    Ann Patchett has earned all sorts of praise for her bestseller, "State of Wonder," but as engaging as the story is, the book's science concerning a malaria vaccine left something -- well, several things -- to be desired. The reality is that with all the...
  • Looking beyond Avandia for diabetes treatment

    Looking beyond Avandia for diabetes treatment
    The safety of most diabetes drugs are time-tested — insulin was discovered in the early 1920s, and two of the other most commonly prescribed, metformin and sulfonylurea, have been around since the 1950s. Avandia is different. The drug landed with a...