| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:27 PM
Eli Lilly is reaching out to help people devastated by sandy.
Company leaders announced Thursday that they are donating $200,000 to the American Red Cross for the relief efforts on the East Coast.
“I want to thank also all of our U.S. employees...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:09 AM
For a long time after thieves pulled off the biggest theft of drugs in history at its warehouse in Enfield, Eli Lilly officials insisted there was no evidence that the burglers had any special inside information.
But the company is apparently changing...
| Apr 5, 2012
Dr. Leila Daughtry Denmark, a Georgia pediatrician who was the country's oldest known practicing physician when she retired at 103, died Sunday at her daughter's home in Athens, Ga., her family announced. She was 114.
Denmark was the world's fourth-...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Poetry makes nothing happen.
So saidW.H. Auden.
Who never lived in Chicago.
Or knew Don Share. Share is the senior editor of Poetry magazine, the venerable Chicago-based literary institution. It turns 100 next year and has seen far more than nothing...
| Sep 29, 2010
British scientists have found the first direct evidence that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a genetic disorder and say their research could eventually lead to better treatments for the condition.
Researchers who scanned the gene maps of more...
| Sep 13, 2011
| 4:41 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - The number of people living with diabetes has soared to 366 million, and the disease kills one person every seven seconds, posing a "massive challenge" to healthcare systems worldwide, experts said on Tuesday.
The vast majority of...
| Sep 27, 2011
At least three dozen doctors in Illinois received payments and perks exceeding $100,000 from drug companies between 2009 and early 2011, according to an updated database that now includes information from a dozen pharmaceutical firms.
Doctors in the...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 9:13 PM
At drug company-sponsored seminars, Illinois doctors are speaking about dozens of commonly prescribed medications that help millions of patients. But questions have been raised about some of the drugs:
•Atypical antipsychotics such as Zyprexa (...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 9:13 PM
Follow drug company money in Illinois, and it leads to the psychiatry department at Rush University Medical Center, a prominent headache clinic on the North Side of Chicago, a busy suburban urology practice and a psychiatric hospital accused of...
| Oct 28, 2010
| 7:23 PM
Last week, after the launch of a new database detailing doctors' financial ties with drug companies, Dr. Daniel Carlat sat at his computer and began searching for information about colleagues.
He found several doctors who had potentially compromising...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 4:33 PM
Wondering where the next erectile dysfunction ad will appear on television and whether you'll have to have an awkward conversation with your kid? Well, the Parents Television Council is here to help. The media advocacy group founded to "ensure that......