| Dec 1, 2008
Loud cheers from the medical profession and some economists for where the new VA Hospital and LSU teaching hospital will go. The project is one of the largest in the city's history -- with the promise to create thousands of jobs. a construction project of...
| Oct 8, 2008
One of America's favorite musicals, is making a big return to the Great White Way in a brand new production, and the cast just got a surprise visit from iconic star Olivia Newton John.
The four-time Grammy Award winner teamed up with the Broadway cast to...
| Apr 2, 2009
WASHINGTON - The number of people filing new jobless claims jumped unexpectedly last week, while those continuing to receive benefits hit a 10th straight record-high. Both figures show the labor market remains weak and is unlikely to recover anytime soon....
| Jul 12, 2010
"Is there an app for that?" When it comes to consumer health care applications for smart phones, the answer, increasingly, is yes.
There are now close to 6,000 consumer health apps, according to a review published in March by mobihealthnews, which...
| Dec 24, 2009
| 5:32 AM
Senate Democrats this morning passed a sweeping healthcare overhaul bill, setting the stage for reconciliation early next year with similarly historic legislation passed by the House last month.
The vote was 60-39. It came after months of bitter partisan...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 7:48 AM
UPDATE: Senator Evan Bayh (D-Ind) announced Monday he will not seek re-election. The news comes as a shock to say the least, not just in Indiana, but in Washington, D.C.
The two-term Senator said he quote "doesn't love Congress." He elaborated further...
| Mar 11, 2010
Governor Jennifer Granholm could soon sign into law a bill that wili protect patients from having improper medical devices used on them. The bill comes after Dr. Robert Stokes, a Grand Rapids Dermatologist, was found to be re-using medical equipment...
| May 12, 2010
Walgreens late Wednesday reversed a decision to carry genetic test kits in its stores after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began an investigation of the supplier and product.
Deerfield-based Walgreen Co. had planned to begin stocking thousands...
| May 13, 2010
| 8:27 AM
Walgreens late Wednesday reversed a decision to carry genetic test kits from a San Diego company in its stores after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration began an investigation of the supplier and product.
Walgreen Co. had planned to begin stocking...