| Feb 17, 2011
| 12:46 PM
Karin Hillmer: Infinity & Dreams:Photographs inspired by the short stories of J.L. Borges
Silvermine Guild Art Center, 1037 Silvermine Rd., New Canaan. Gallery hours are Wed. to Sat., noon to 5 p.m. & Sun., 1 to 5 p.m. Exhibit runs through Feb. 20. (203)...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 10:53 AM
Purdue University could soon have a presence in the Big Apple. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has asked the university to consider developing a research campus in NYC.
Purdue's president says it would be a center for science and engineering...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 10:52 AM
John Arthur MacCarley John Arthur MacCarley of Palm Desert and Glendale California passed away on Friday May 25 at age 86. Captain MacCarley was well known among Sun City residents as a friend, volunteer, and popular singer in local productions. He and...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 12:25 PM
As part of the Republicans' effort to handicap the Democrats' health care reform law, the House voted Thursday afternoon to repeal a new 2.3 percent tax on medical device sales intended to offset the law's cost.
With Pennsylvania a hub for medical device...
| Nov 19, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Covidien, based in Dublin, Ireland, is a global health-care products company that manufactures and distributes medical devices, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies. With 2010 revenue of $10.4 billion, Covidien has 41,000 employees worldwide in more...
| Dec 14, 2011
The Food and Drug Administration has accused the 1-800-GET-THIN marketing company of using misleading advertising in its promotion of Lap-Band weight-loss surgery, saying the billboard, radio and television ads underplay serious risks to patients.
| Dec 16, 2011
| 10:20 PM
Like most big companies, Irvine pharmaceutical giant Allergan Inc. likes to project the image of an upstanding corporate citizen. Indeed, it devotes several pages of its website to its purported good works.
Yet it's still proper to ask: When will...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Last week, the U.S. Senate approved the FDA Safety and Innovation Act 92-4. Colorado Sen. Michael Bennett praised it for creating "a process to get new life-saving treatments to patients faster."
The bill includes provisions to improve drug safety, bring...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 6:24 PM
The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery.
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
| Jan 29, 2012
| 1:17 PM
GIGLIO, Italy (Reuters) - The wreck of the cruise ship Costa Concordia could remain where it lies near the Italian island of Giglio until the end of the year or longer before it can be broken up or salvaged, the official in charge of the recovery...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 4:26 AM
CENTURY CITY, Calif. (KTLA) -- Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney spent the night in Century City Tuesday, wrapping up a two-day campaign swing in Southern California.
Romney's whirlwind visit included fundraisers, protests and even an...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 11:19 AM
Not feeling well? Maybe your smartphone can help. But you don't need it to call your doctor.
Developers are creating more medical apps every day that have turned our phones into portable healthcare tools. But are those apps medical breakthroughs or a...