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  • Long-discredited hCG diet makes a comeback

    Long-discredited hCG diet makes a comeback
    Among the hundreds of drastic and unproven weight loss plans, the controversial hCG diet may take the cake. Discredited by researchers in the 1970s, the near-starvation diet restricts followers to 500 calories a day for six weeks. At the same time,...
  • Naming rights still elusive for UCF Arena

    Naming rights still elusive for UCF Arena
    At the end of last year, things were looking up for the business that feeds off UCF sports. The football team was fresh off a Conference USA title. The basketball team was on a 14-game winning streak. All of those victory vibes had university financial...
  • Positive hep C drug results boost Pharmasset shares

    Positive hep C drug results boost Pharmasset shares
    (Reuters) - Pharmasset Inc said its hepatitis C shot showed positive results in a trial involving patients who have not been previously treated for the infection, sending its shares to a life-high on Tuesday morning. In a mid-stage trial named PROTON, 98...
  • IUDs almost halve risk of cervical cancer: study

    IUDs almost halve risk of cervical cancer: study
    LONDON (Reuters) - Contrary to popular belief, intrauterine contraceptive devices might actually protect women against developing cervical cancer even though they don't stop the infection that commonly leads to the disease, according to the results of...
  • Controversy Surrounds Perry's Executive Order for HPV Vaccine

    Controversy Surrounds Perry's Executive Order for HPV Vaccine
    GovernorRick Perry came under fire for a 2007 Executive Order he issued to have preteens vaccinated for HPV. Wednesday morning, Perry met with more than 8,000 students at Virginia's Liberty University, the world's largest Christian university....
  • Hovering Parents Impede Kids' Activity?

    Hovering Parents Impede Kids' Activity?
    Back Off, Mom. Parents Who Hover Impede Kids' Activity (Source: Time.com) Parents, if you want your kids to get more exercise, you'd be wise to get out of their way. In a new study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers...
  • Roche bone drug eases pain in prostate cancer trial

    Roche bone drug eases pain in prostate cancer trial
    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Roche's bone strengthening drug Boniva is as good for pain relief as single dose radiotherapy in patients whose prostate cancer has spread to their bones, according to data from a late-stage trial released on Sunday. Trial...
  • Drug companies pay $25 million to Illinois doctors

    Drug companies pay $25 million to Illinois doctors
    At least three dozen doctors in Illinois received payments and perks exceeding $100,000 from drug companies between 2009 and early 2011, according to an updated database that now includes information from a dozen pharmaceutical firms. Doctors in the...
  • Vertex Hepatitis-C Drug OK'd, Promising More Cures

    Vertex Hepatitis-C Drug OK'd, Promising More Cures
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's highly anticipated hepatitis C drug won U.S. approval, promising far higher cure rates for the liver-destroying disease and setting up a head-to-head marketing battle with a rival new medicine from Merck & Co. Incivek, a pill...
  • Book by Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards includes a juicy Hampton story

    Book by Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards includes a juicy Hampton story
    Keith Richards' autobiography "Life," which was published in paperback last month, contains some nuggets of special interest to Hampton Roads rock fans. One particular scene in the book relates to the Rolling Stone's 1975 show at Hampton Coliseum. "The...
  • Sunscreen Label Changes Aim to Reduce Cancer Risk

    Sunscreen Label Changes Aim to Reduce Cancer Risk
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - New labeling rules for sunscreens should make it easier for U.S. consumers to choose products that will protect them from sunburn, skin cancer and premature aging. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruled on Tuesday that sunscreens...
  • All-Star Lawyer Goes to Bat for Dodger Fans

    All-Star Lawyer Goes to Bat for Dodger Fans
    A funny thing happened on the way to Tom Girardi’s Major League Baseball career. He was riding the bus to Albuquerque with dreams of joining a farm club and making it to the big leagues. The bus pulled into a parking lot at a diner, and Girardi went...