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  • In 'White Beech,' Germaine Greer finds a forest with a view

    In 'White Beech,' Germaine Greer finds a forest with a view
    In her 1999 book "The Whole Woman," a follow-up to "The Female Eunuch," Germaine Greer declared, "It's time to get angry again." She was addressing feminism, about which she has long been rigorous and even unorthodox, but the phrase is emblematic of her...
  • Shire confirms in talks with AbbVie on takeover bid

    (Reuters) - Shire Plc on Friday confirmed it has held a meeting with U.S. drugmaker AbbVie Inc to discuss AbbVie's takeover bid for the Dublin-based maker of drugs for rare diseases. Shire, in a release, said it would provide a further update "when...
  • Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats

    Ayurvedic medicine: History, basics, treatments and caveats
    If you're of a certain age in the U.S., Deepak Chopra may have been your introduction to Ayurvedic medicine. The author of "Perfect Health" and Ayurvedic practitioner to the stars was ubiquitous on talk shows and newsstands in the 1990s. But the...
  • Early ACL surgery has benefits for young athletes

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young athletes who put off surgery after tearing their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) may be more likely to sustain a second knee injury, according to a new study. Researchers found that kids and teenagers who waited at...
  • Horse going to greener pastures after owner's heartbreaking tragedy

    Horse going to greener pastures after owner's heartbreaking tragedy
    Megan Gaynes noticed the horse when she pulled up to the auction in Mira Loma. He was standing in a pen, his head down, his right hind leg swollen. Gaynes, who runs a horse-rescue organization, feared the gelding was in such bad shape that he might hurt...
  • Bad weather is not affecting your back pain - but high winds might

    Have you ever noticed that your lower back pain flares up during a rainstorm? Or when the temperature suddenly drops? Or when there's a change in humidity or air pressure? Well, then you've been noticing wrong, according to a study published this week...
  • Shire holders calling for deal talks said to be nudged by AbbVie

    Shire holders calling for deal talks said to be nudged by AbbVie
    NEW YORK — Top shareholders of Shire, the drugmaker targeted by AbbVie in a $51.5 billion takeover offer, are pushing the company to come to the table and work out a deal. Urging them behind the scenes is AbbVie. The campaign, which includes...
  • Talks canceled in possible USC affiliation with Scripps Research

    Talks canceled in possible USC affiliation with Scripps Research
    A possible deal for USC to acquire or enter into an affiliation with the biomedical powerhouse Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla has collapsed and talks have been formally canceled, officials said Thursday. According to statements from both...
  • The Ubiquitous Wood Sorrels

     
    The growing conditions in our area this spring and early summer have been just wonderful for various weed species which have been, well, “growing like weeds” as the old cliché goes! One of the more vigorous groups has been the......
  • When you can't let go: Treatment can break the grip of hoarding disorder

    Harvard Health Blog Many of us have trouble parting with our possessions--even when we no longer need them. I have a collection of greeting cards I've been storing since childhood and will probably never look at again. My husband owns a few pieces of...
  • Celgene's spondylitis drug misses main goal in trial

    (Reuters) - Celgene Corp said a drug being tested to treat a type of arthritis that affects the spine failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage trial, sending the company's shares down 3 percent premarket. The drug, Otezla, failed to show...
  • Vegan communities growing, along with research on health benefits

    No, vegans are not extraterrestrials from a planet orbiting Vega, although many might consider their dietary habits to be completely alien. Plant-only eaters represent a mere 2 percent of the population; another 5 percent describe themselves as...