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  • 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...
  • Use of atypical antipsychotics for lesser disorders is gaining ground, despite safety concerns

    Use of atypical antipsychotics for lesser disorders is gaining ground, despite safety concerns
    About a year ago, patients began trooping into the office of UCLA psychiatrist Andrew Leuchter, asking whether an antipsychotic drug called Abilify "might be right for them." Few appeared to be delusional, plagued by hallucinations or suffering fearsome...
  • Indy Tennis Championships Seeks Rebound After Roddick Loss

    The Indianapolis Tennis Championships and its fans received a blow when Wimbledon runner-up Andy Roddick announced he was bowing out due to a hip injury. However, tournament officials promise they'll still stage a great event. "We've got a great field,...
  • Eli Lilly and Co. Lead in Health Lobbying

    Eli Lilly and Co.  Lead in Health Lobbying
    Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. and the country's largest doctors' group have reported spending more money than other health care organizations on lobbying in the second quarter of this year. In reports to Congress that were due Monday, the American...
  • Prescription drug prices increase

    Prescription drug prices increase
    Consumers complain that it's costing more than ever to buy the drugs they need to stay healthy. "It does occur to me as to why things cost so much more when you're still getting the same prescription and you've tried to use the generic brands and they're...
  • Philanthropist and poetry lover Ruth Lilly dies

     
    Ruth Lilly, the last surviving great-grandchild of pharmaceutical magnate Eli Lilly, died Wednesday night at her home in Indianapolis. She was 94. During her lifetime, Lilly gave away the bulk of her fortune, around $800 million. In 2002, the heiress........
  • FDA chastises drug companies for eyebrow-raising claims

     
    Every so often, the FDA has to slap the wrists of drug companies for … well, pretty much everything. On the naughty list this week were several companies that the FDA didn’t feel presented the whole truth and nothing but......
  • Doctors cautioned on Zyprexa for adolescents

     
    The Federal Drug Administration on Friday issued a warning to doctors that adolescents taking the drug olanzapine have an "increased potential" -- in comparison with adults taking the new-generation antipsychotic drug -- for weight gain and metabolic...
  • Watch out, readers, Gary Hall Jr. is back

     
    I was fortunate to submit coverage of the Beijing Olympics to the Los Angeles Times website and it is my great privilege to be covering the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.In the world of journalism I'm known as a triple......
  • The demigod (dis)advantage for Shaun White

     
    Shaun White was on my TV set the other night, clowning around. Because that's what he does. What a great job that guy has. He makes around $10 million a year to skateboard and snowboard, and do whatever else he......
  • Gary Hall Jr.: How about a judging system for the opening ceremony?

     
    If you decide to go to the Olympics, bring your passport. Ask me why I drove from Seattle to Vancouver, Canada, twice today and I'll tell you a funny story about memory loss and the road. I made it through.......
  • Gary Hall Jr.: What are the winner and loser winter sports?

     
    What are the winner and loser winter sports? It’s the Olympics and there are winners and losers determined in the sports being contested; why not have winner and loser sports? There’s some guy out there who came in last place......