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  • Takeda and Eli Lilly ordered to pay $9 billion over Actos drug

    Takeda and Eli Lilly ordered to pay $9 billion over Actos drug
    A federal jury awarded a combined $9 billion in punitive damages against Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. Inc. and Eli Lilly & Co. after it found that the drug makers did not disclose cancer risks for their diabetes medicine, Actos. The jury in Lafayette,...
  • Tech stocks, once highfliers, drop; Nasdaq sinks

    Tech stocks, once highfliers, drop; Nasdaq sinks
    A slump in Internet and other technology stocks pulled the broader market lower Friday, as traders turned on the same companies they flocked to earlier this year. Google, Netflix and other pillars of the Internet economy took a beating. It was a bad day...
  • An FDA success story on antibiotics

    An FDA success story on antibiotics
    Skeptics scoffed late last year when the Food and Drug Administration issued guidelines to restrict the use of antibiotics in livestock. Most of the antibiotic use in this country is in the agriculture industry, with the drugs routinely added to animal...
  • 3 gay men die of meningitis in L.A. County

    3 gay men die of meningitis in L.A. County
    Three gay men sickened from meningitis in L.A. County have died, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Thursday. The department announced earlier this week that there have been eight cases of invasive meningococcal disease in the county...
  • FDA approves 'rescue pen' aimed at curbing painkiller deaths

    FDA approves 'rescue pen' aimed at curbing painkiller deaths
    Federal officials said Thursday they hoped a new "rescue pen" would help reduce the death toll from overdoses involving prescription painkillers. The Food and Drug Administration approved the sale, by prescription, of the prefilled auto-injector of...
  • Stocks close below record highs ahead of jobs news

    Stocks close below record highs ahead of jobs news
    The stock market held close to its all-time high on Thursday amid optimism that the economy is set to strengthen. Stocks are on course for their best weekly gain in seven weeks after investors got more encouraging news on the economy. A survey showed...
  • Former Cedars-Sinai aide investigated in patient sexual assault cases

    Former Cedars-Sinai aide investigated in patient sexual assault cases
    A nursing assistant who worked at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is under investigation for allegedly sexually assaulting two patients while they were heavily medicated and too weak to resist, according to court records and interviews. The women came...
  • New promise for migraine sufferers

    New promise for migraine sufferers
    Migraine disorder is an elephant in the room of medicine, says Dr. Andrew Charles, professor of neurology and director of the Headache Research and Treatment Program at UCLA. "All physicians — anybody in any kind of medical practice — knows...
  • Advantages of glass bottles over plastic become clear

     Advantages of glass bottles over plastic become clear
    There's a reason wine and spirits are stored in glass: purity of taste. Plastic (and, to a lesser degree, metal) can impart various "flavors" into the liquids it comes into contact with. But that's just one reason that glass is an increasingly popular...
  • MannKind shares soar on FDA panel's support of diabetes drug

    MannKind shares soar on FDA panel's support of diabetes drug
    MannKind Corp. shares were up nearly 80% Wednesday after the Valencia company said an FDA advisory panel had backed its inhaled diabetes drug that could replace most insulin injections. The panel voted 13-1 to recommend that the FDA approve the drug,...
  • Health plan tips for patients relying on specialty medications

     Health plan tips for patients relying on specialty medications
    Monday is the last day to begin the process of signing up for insurance under the Covered California statewide health exchange. But even for many of those already enrolled, the challenges are just beginning. Consider, for instance, the work to be done...