| May 1, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Dear Pharmacist: I can't sleep well and have taken Ambien for years. What else do you recommend? — F.T., Bradenton
Dear F.T.: If you can't sleep on Ambien, I'd try something different. Another novel sleep drug is coming to the market called...
| May 2, 2013
| 1:51 PM
In up-all-night, work-work-work America, a prescription medication like modafinil was sure to make major inroads from the get-go.
And, whether you call this novel stay-awake drug by its commercial names -- Provigil and Nuvigil -- or by its plain-Jane...
| May 7, 2013
As deafening as AC/DC in the '80s, prints and patterns clashed over the past year like Metallica versus Megadeth, Blur versus Oasis, Mariah Carey versus Nicki Minaj.
This spring, it's safe even for Nana to open her eyes, uncover her ears and skip the...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:36 PM
Is spoken word poetry not literature? That's what, of all people, Henry Rollins seemed to say at an event in LA Wednesday night....
| Sep 10, 2012
| 7:30 PM
SAN DIEGO — Todd Vance — Iraq combat veteran, bar bouncer, and social-work major at a local university — is lecturing two dozen of his fellow veterans on the techniques and joys of the chokehold.
"You want the blade of your forearm on...
| Nov 11, 2012
Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit.
Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid.
Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing.
Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:32 PM
By Megan Crepeau I think we need to impose a world moratorium on having opinions on s*** that women do for a month. Whenever something happens to a woman anywhere, everyone's gotta have a f***ing opinion on it, like the......
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:25 PM
My intention is not to rehash the deadly journey of the shooter. I won't even mention his name because he did nothing worth crediting him for. His name should be forgotten but what he did should motivate all of us to reflect on the circumstances that fuel...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 5:04 PM
A 20-year-old San Diego State University student found dead at a fraternity after a party died of an accidental overdose of what are commonly prescribed medicines, the county medical examiner ruled Thursday. Barzeen Barzanji, found dead April 20 at the......
| Apr 29, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Egypt worked to calm a diplomatic squabble Sunday by urging activists to curb protests against Saudi Arabia a day after Riyadh recalled its ambassador over the case of an Egyptian lawyer arrested for allegedly smuggling banned prescription drugs into...
| Nov 28, 2012
Here's the thing about directing our attention so fully and passionately toward bullying: The people most affected by it are sick of talking about it.
"Kids are at the eye-rolling stage with bullying," says Cynthia Lowen, producer and writer of the 2011...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:19 AM
Casey Leigh Cranfield, 28, was busted Monday for Violation of Probation and taken to the slammer. The next day jail deputies learned that the Pubta Gorda woman had taken Xanax inside the jail after her arrest, according to a news release from the...