| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:53 AM
By Sharon Begley
NEW YORK, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Merck & Co on Tuesday said it
is expanding its "Merck for Mothers" program, which aims to
reduce pregnancy-related deaths from impoverished countries such
as Senegal and Zambia, to the United States - a stark...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Después de un par de horas en un concierto de baile en el Parque de Diversiones Quassy en Middlebury el mes pasado, cuatro personas comenzaron a caerse casi simultáneamente. Sus amigos decían que los cuatro habían tomado 2C-P.
La noticia envió agentes...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:33 AM
Merck & Co., the second-largest drug maker by sales, said Tuesday it will lay off 8,500 employees in a strategy overhaul to revamp its research and development efforts.
That's on top of a previous announcement that the Whitehouse Station, N.J.-based...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The stunning blond chef Jamie Gwen stepped up to the microphone to address the several hundred guests who had gathered at the Fairmont Newport Beach for the 10th anniversary of the American Liver Foundation's Flavors of Orange County culinary gala....
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:23 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Older U.S. adults, particularly women, are more likely to use prescription sleep medications to try to get the minimum seven hours of sleep experts generally recommend, U.S. data released on Thursday showed.
Use of such pills,...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The protagonist of J.M. Sidorova's ambitious first novel, "The Age of Ice," is conceived in extremity during the reign of the cruel and impulsive Russian Empress Ionaovna. Captivated by the antics of her court fool, a humpbacked woman, the Empress...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 11:47 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Only slightly more than half of U.S. girls aged 13 to 17 had been vaccinated against a virus that can cause cervical and other cancers last year, and a top U.S. health official said on Thursday that more must be done to bring the...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:33 PM
The Food & Drug Administration on Monday barred the import of any medications made at the premier manufacturing plant of one of the world's largest makers of generic medications, Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd.
The FDA cited Ranbaxy's failure to respond...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I see a naturopathic doctor for chronic fatigue and fibromyalgia. She recommended coffee enemas. Do you think this is safe? — V.A., Seattle
Dear V.A.: Yes, coffee enemas are used by holistic physicians for all sorts of...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 7:37 AM
The Morning Call's parent company, Tribune, is buying Scranton-Wilkes Barre's WNEP ... Merck's new insomnia medication suffered a regulatory setback at the FDA ... Bethlehem could be in line for its own version of Allentown's NIZ ... The state has a...
| May 23, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Trustees at the University of Central Florida this afternoon approved a $1.4 billion operating budget for the coming school year that includes no tuition increase.
But Chief Financial Officer Bill Merck explained that base undergraduate tuition for...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:07 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The U.S. introduction of a vaccine to prevent cervical cancer in 2006 has reduced infections with the human papillomavirus or HPV - the sexually transmitted virus that causes the disease - by more than half among girls and young women,...