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  • New test suggests antidepressant Paxil may promote breast cancer

    New test suggests antidepressant Paxil may promote breast cancer
    A team of researchers from the City of Hope in Duarte has developed a speedy way to identify drugs and chemicals that can disrupt the balance of sex hormones in human beings and influence the development and progress of diseases such as breast cancer....
  • Football helmets and concussion: A new study opens new questions

    Football helmets and concussion: A new study opens new questions
    Here's a novel idea, given that American parents send almost 4 million of their children out to play tackle football every year, despite mounting concerns about youth concussions: Maybe the helmets their kids wear should be tested and ranked on how well...
  • Healthcare organizations under siege from cyberattacks, study says

    Healthcare organizations under siege from cyberattacks, study says
    Add this to the list of things to freak you out: Healthcare organizations of all kinds are being routinely attacked and compromised by increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks. A new study set to be officially released Wednesday found that networks and...
  • L.A. Police Commission may revise scope of shooting inquiries

    L.A. Police Commission may revise scope of shooting inquiries
    The Los Angeles Police Commission is poised to adopt a major shift in the way it judges police shootings, tying an officer's decision to pull the trigger to his actions in the moments leading up to the incident. The rule change, which will be taken up...
  • Generic drug makers fight rule on health risk warnings

    Generic drug makers fight rule on health risk warnings
    WASHINGTON — Companies that make generic drugs, the medications most Americans buy, are fighting to kill a proposed federal regulation that would require them for the first time to warn patients of all the known health risks of each drug they sell....
  • Show some gratitude for Obamacare: A wonderful thing is happening in America

    Show some gratitude for Obamacare: A wonderful thing is happening in America
    In four months, I will observe a strange anniversary: 20 years since the day I almost died.  I was 11 years old and being treated for a severe case of Crohn’s disease, an autoimmune digestive disorder. I could barely hold down food and was...
  • CHP investigating driver in collision that killed mother, 4 children

    CHP investigating driver in collision that killed mother, 4 children
    Officials are investigating if the driver of a car that allegedly ran a stop sign Saturday and crashed into a SUV -- killing a mother and her four children while the father looked on helplessly -- was on medication at the time. The driver of the Nissan,...
  • 'Low T' and the peril of medicating grumpy old men

     'Low T' and the peril of medicating grumpy old men
    Could you have low testosterone? That's the question Abbott Laboratories (now AbbVie) has been urging men to consider with its "Is It Low T?" awareness campaign, a highly effective effort to change how doctors and the public think about managing aging...
  • California, back off the nanny-state warning labels on sodas

    California, back off the nanny-state warning labels on sodas
    Soda consumption is down nationwide, to per capita levels last seen in 1987. It’s even down among kids. As word gets out about the empty calories in soft drinks, people have been getting the message. Such changes come slowly, but they happen....
  • King Richard III's genome to be sequenced: What we might learn

    King Richard III's genome to be sequenced: What we might learn
    The skeleton of the medieval monarch King Richard III will bear just one final indignity before it is laid, once again, to rest. Researchers at the University of Leicester in England plan to sequence the deceased ruler's entire genome by collecting some...
  • When tinkering with our DNA, researchers should take it slow

     When tinkering with our DNA, researchers should take it slow
    The manipulation of human genes could lead to profound advances in our ability to cure or prevent terrible diseases. But in some cases, it might also mean introducing genetic material that could be passed from one generation to the next, changing the...