| Dec 1, 2013
| 1:20 PM
SEATTLE Best known in the popular imagination as a poisonous murder weapon "inheritance powder," it was once called arsenic also has a storied history of therapeutic use, embraced by healers in China for more than two millennia.
Thirteen years ago,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 4:10 PM
GreenShare Technology is pleased to announce it is the recipient of the 2012 GreenCircle Award from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP). GreenShare was chosen for the environmental award for its computer recycling...
| Apr 15, 2013
Inside the John Hancock Center, 13 floors up, Vicki Escarra gazes into a large camera lens.
She eschews a word-for-word script, speaking instead from an outline that allows for more spontaneity.
"You know, women are the largest untapped lever in the...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 9:46 PM
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) is a group promoting far-right legislation. Its tax exempt status is currently challenged, as its sole purpose is to formulate legislation promoting extremely conservative points of view and helping the...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 7:29 PM
A developer on Wednesday unveiled detailed plans for a $50 million office complex that would include a 570-space underground parking garage and could attract more than 700 mostly white-collar office workers to downtown Allentown.
One City Center, to be...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:00 PM
After spurning a hostile takeover bid from GlaxoSmithKline PLC in April, Human Genome Sciences Inc. said Monday it agreed to be bought by the biopharmaceutical giant for a more lucrative offer valued at $3.6 billion.
GlaxoSmithKline boosted its offer for...
| May 25, 2012
| 9:55 PM
| Mar 12, 2010
| 3:49 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration is adding its strongest warning to the label for Plavix, cautioning that some patients do not respond to the blockbuster blood thinner.
The FDA said in a statement Friday that certain patients with...
| Jun 9, 2010
Doctors reported gains against nearly every form of cancer at a conference that ended this week. Yet when Will Thomas heard about an advance against prostate cancer, he wanted to know just one thing: "Is it a cure?"
"I see billions and billions done on...
| Feb 9, 2011
| 3:55 PM
A New Jersey chemist is accused of killing her husband by poisoning him with thallium, a highly toxic metal that is both odorless and colorless.
On Jan. 14, Wang checked himself into the hospital with mysterious flu-like symptoms, and doctors were only...
| May 29, 2011
| 9:00 PM
You don't die from skin cancer. That's what Robert Harsh thought when he was diagnosed with the disease about four years ago.
You go to a doctor, have the lesion removed and life goes on.
But there was more to the small spot on Harsh's cheek than...