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  • Eli Lilly clothing drive to benefit Goodwill ends Thursday

    Eli Lilly clothing drive to benefit Goodwill ends Thursday
    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....
  • Scientists can't get their minds around Alzheimer's

    Scientists can't get their minds around Alzheimer's
    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...
  • "White Protestant Nation," by Allan J. Lichtman

    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...
  • Ruth Lilly, Poetry philanthropist, dead at 94

    Ruth Lilly, Poetry philanthropist, dead at 94
    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...
  • Osteoporosis Drug Promotes Healing of Fractures

    Osteoporosis Drug Promotes Healing of Fractures
    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...
  • Donor money talks, often in a whisper

    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...
  • The withdrawal of drug-company money

    The withdrawal of drug-company money
    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...
  • George W. Comstock, 92; epidemiologist was influential in the treatment of tuberculosis

    George W. Comstock, 92; epidemiologist was influential in the treatment of tuberculosis
    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,...
  • Ruth Lilly dies at 94; Eli Lilly & Co. heiress

    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...
  • Ruth Lilly dies at 94; philanthropist and heir to Eli Lilly fortune

    Ruth Lilly dies at 94; philanthropist and heir to Eli Lilly fortune
    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,...
  • FDA panel gives a qualified nod to antidepressant for chronic pain

    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. Chronic...
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