| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:56 PM
More than 3,500 inmates in Virginia jails have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness.
"Mental Illness in Jails," a report released this month by the state's Compensation Board, showed a 17 percent increase in the number over last year.
| Nov 20, 2013
| 11:04 PM
Nov 21 (Reuters) - Forest Laboratories Inc :
* Forest Laboratories and Gedeon Richter receive complete
response letter for
* Labs-FDA acknowledged that cariprazine clearly demonstrated
treatment of schizophrenia,mania...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Midlothian police officials are asking for the public's help to find an 89-year-old man suffering from cancer and a mental disability who was last seen on Nov. 16.
Edwin Stahl was last seen leaving Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn when he was...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Roger Anderson has a lot to be thankful for this holiday season.
After spending more than three decades living on the streets — seeking refuge under bridges, in the woods and most recently on a small, grassy patch by the 110 Freeway in downtown...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Last week, Johnson & Johnson agreed to pay more than $2.2 billion in civil and criminal fines to settle charges that the pharmaceutical marketed medications for unapproved purposes and rewarded doctors who inappropiately prescribed it to patients, risking...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Sitting in a hospital room covered in dry blood two days before Mother's Day in 2012, a man who authorities say had just killed his mother asked when he could take a shower.
A police officer told Rafael Tirado, who was getting lacerations on his hand...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Here's something you don't see every day: the Los Angeles Times editorial board parting company with President Obama on Obamacare.
OK, so I'm exaggerating. The Times' board criticized several aspects of the 2010 Patient Protection and Affordable Care...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:57 PM
A 12-member jury on Friday will begin considering whether Jason Rodriguez was so delusional that he believed he was doing nothing wrong when he opened fire inside the downtown Orlando offices of his former employer in 2009, killing ex-colleague Otis...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 11:56 AM
Johnson & Johnson will pay more than $2.2 billion in criminal and civil fines for marketing drugs Risperdal, Invega and Natrecor for uses they weren't approved for, the U.S. Justice Department announced Monday.
The settlement, one the largest...
| Nov 2, 2013
Malcolm Gladwell's new book, "David and Goliath," arrogantly assumes that modern readers understand the data in the Bible better than those who provided it, and insupportably attributes the biblical giant Goliath's defeat to a medical disorder, wrote Joel...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:15 PM
In an effort to placate angry (and shortsighted) Americans, President Obama announced Thursday that they could keep their substandard health insurance plans for another year so long as insurers were still willing to offer them. Never mind that these...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 5:05 AM
"Guests on Earth" by Lee Smith; A Shannon Ravenel Book ($25.95)
It's the spring of 1937 when Evalina Toussaint, the narrator of "Guests On Earth," first catches sight of Zelda Fitzgerald, wearing black tights and ballet slippers and smoking a...