| 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...
| 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...
| May 22, 2011
| 6:49 PM
Antonitsa Vlahoulis knew as she slipped into unconsciousness on the operating room table that her surgeon would choose which medical device she would receive to fix her leaky heart valve.
But when a warranty card arrived in the mail for the device...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 12:19 PM
The Food and Drug Administration announced Monday that it will act to ensure the government's right to impose marketing, manufacturing and safety restrictions on "electronic cigarettes," a nicotine delivery device widely billed as an alternative to...
| 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...
| Aug 3, 2010
Do you really know what's in the dietary supplements you're taking? Consumer Reports tells what might be in those pills and powders in a new report. They focus on the less-than-desirable ingredients that could be lurking in the supplements people often...
| Aug 16, 2010
Whether your child is in good health or not, a registered nurse at school can recognize medical issues you may have missed and be a powerful advocate to ensure your school has life-saving equipment.
But thanks to strapped education budgets, many...
| Sep 12, 2010
The chief of Emergency Medical Services in New Orleans said she spoke with top city officials in 2007 before starting a second job with a Texas company that makes a medical device used in the city's ambulances.
Dr. Jullette Saussy told The Times-Picayune...
| 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...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 5:19 PM
Reinhardt wins 'Cupcake Wars'
Casey's Cupcakes, which recently opened a Laguna Beach location, has won the Food Network's "Cupcake Wars," according to a news release from the business.
Casey Reinhardt beat out three other contestants with her Lavender...