| May 23, 2012
| 6:04 PM
The donations are piling up for Goodwill stores in Central Indiana. Eli Lilly will wrap up a clothing drive Thursday.
Employees donated dozens of bags of clothes. This drive has been going on for 20 years now, helping Goodwill employ and educate people....
| Dec 27, 2007
On a warm autumn afternoon, toward the end of a daylong barrage of PowerPoint presentations, a white-haired, gentlemanly fellow named Michael Merzenich faced a room full of neuroscientists and pharmaceutical executives and declared that, really, they...
| Jun 24, 2008
| 8:21 AM
In his Pulitzer Prize-winning history, "Freedom From Fear," an account spanning the Great Depression and World War II, David M. Kennedy takes note of a special session of Congress called by Franklin Roosevelt in late 1937, two years after the passage of...
| Dec 31, 2009
| 2:06 PM
Ruth Lilly, heiress to Eli Lilly pharmaceutical holdings, died Wednesday evening at age 94. While a supporter of many foundations and causes, Ms. Lilly is perhaps best known in the Chicago literary mind for her $100 million donation in 2002 to Chicago...
| Apr 15, 2009
A drug used to treat severe osteoporosis promotes healing of hard-to-mend fractures in the elderly and others, reducing pain and time spent in nursing homes, researchers said Tuesday.
In preliminary studies, 93% of 145 patients who had unhealed bone...
| Dec 29, 2007
A massage for a lawmaker's wife. Circus tickets for his kids. Keys to a mountain cabin for the weekend. A donation to his favorite charity or one that flies him across the world on an "educational" trip.
There are many ways to get a politician's...
| Mar 7, 2009
In recent years, the pharmaceutical industry has been repeatedly (and rightly) excoriated for its shameless efforts to promote its products: Freebies handed out to doctors as inducements to prescribe particular drugs. Studies underwritten by drug...
| Jul 18, 2007
Dr. George W. Comstock, a pioneering epidemiologist who almost single-handedly blocked the use of the flawed BCG tuberculosis vaccine in the United States and who played a key role in the development of other prevention strategies against the disease,...
| Dec 31, 2009
| 8:55 AM
Ruth Lilly, a prolific philanthropist who was the last surviving great-grandchild of pharmaceutical magnate Eli Lilly, has died at age 94.
A family spokesman said Lilly died Wednesday in Indianapolis.
Over the course of her life, the Indianapolis native...
| Jan 1, 2010
Ruth Lilly, a prolific philanthropist who was the last surviving great-grandchild of pharmaceutical magnate Eli Lilly, died Wednesday in Indianapolis, a family spokesman said. She was 94.
The cause of death was not released.
Over the course of her life,...
| Aug 19, 2010
| 8:27 PM
As the advertisement for the antidepressant Cymbalta says, "Depression hurts. Cymbalta can help."
Chronic pain hurts too. And the makers of the drug duloxetine -- commercially known as Cymbalta -- argue that Cymbalta can help with that, as well.