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  • Governor Snyder Signs Legislation To Combat Production Of Meth

    Governor Snyder Signs Legislation To Combat Production Of Meth
    Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation Friday stepping up the state's efforts to combat the production of illegal methamphetamine.   Abuse of illegal meth is on the rise nationally and in Michigan because it can be made by distilling decongestant...
  • NEWS7 Investigates: Generic drug pricing at big-chain pharmacies

    NEWS7 Investigates:  Generic drug pricing at big-chain pharmacies
    At age 75, Shirley Duncan beat breast cancer. "They say I'm tough," she laughed. "They say I'm a tough cookie. Chemo was terrible, but radiation wasn't too bad," she said of the entire ordeal. Shirley has been cancer free for nearly two years....
  • Seniors brace for cuts to Illinois drug program

    Seniors brace for cuts to Illinois drug program
    Joyce Pennington opened a letter from the state recently and got some unexpected news: At the end of this month, she will be dropped from an Illinois program that helps pay for prescription medications. The 62-year-old Midlothian woman, who has severe...
  • Obama dropping abortion conscience rule

     
    by Noam Levey Taking another step into the abortion debate, the Obama administration today will move to rescind a controversial rule that allows healthcare workers to deny abortion counseling or other family planning services if doing so would violate...
  • Sanjay Gupta out as surgeon general

     
    by Mark Silva Dr. Sanjay Gupta won't be making any White House calls. The television medical reporter and surgeon whose name was floated as a candidate for surgeon general in the Obama administration, has withdrawn from consideration -- says the......
  • Obama's FDA leader, food safety plans

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, announcing the appointments of Dr. Margaret Hamburg as Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, and Dr. Joshua Sharfstein as the Principal Deputy Commissioner today, also used his weekly Internet and radio...
  • 'Future Earth:' Arctic meltdown, preview

     
    by Mark Silva We have seen the future, and it is disturbing. The journey of the Tara, a scientific vessel set adrift in the ice packs of the Arctic Ocean, has produced some stunning photography -- the gorgeous work of......
  • 'Doc' Obama on swine flu: Crisis of a different kind

     
    Sounding a bit like the nation's physician, President Barack Obama stuck Wednesday night to standard protocol in addressing the first domestic public-health emergency of his 100-day-old administration. The swine flu outbreak came up right at the start...
  • NBC: Peter Krause...Craig T. Nelson...Chevy Chase

     
    Old poster, now new show... Among the network's new shows? This: "Parenthood," based on the '89 movie, and Ron Howard and Brian Grazer or e-p'ing; Howard was ep of the old Steve Martin flick too... The cast: Peter Krause,......
  • NBC: "Law & Order" Not on Fall Lineup

     
    Will this great actor beat "Gunsmoke?" (Nicole Rivelli/NBC) ...And don't expect to see "Chuck," "My Name is Earl" or "Medium" there either. The network just sent out its new season release - head to the jump for EVERYTHING -......
  • Elizabeth Edwards: 'Marriage hard work'

     
    by Mark Silva Lastly this evening, as Elizabeth Edwards' memoir-promoting tour reaches a certain cable crescendo tonight on Larry King Live, we are listening to some of the reflections of a woman battling terminal cancer, a woman who lost a......
  • ABC: The Line-Up

     
    (Getty) Herewith the line-up, gang. And go to the jump for show description. Quickie (quickie) analysis: Courteney Cox! Rebecca Romijn! Reiko Aylesworth! Sonya Walger! Elizabeth Mitchell! And Patricia Heaton! You go, girls. Oh, and Kelsey Grammer too. DAY...