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Tribune Media Services columnistQ: I am counting on my AT&T Inc. stock. Will it hold up its end of the bargain? -- R.M., via the Internet A: Never eat anything bigger than your head. The company's voracious $86 billion acquisition of BellSouth Corp. expands its holdings into the...
Tribune Media Services columnistQ: Why hasn't Eli Lilly & Co. stock performed better? It's a big retirement holding of mine. -- R.C., via the Internet A:Although the pharmaceutical giant will continue to be a big-time player, its lowered expectations for the rest of this year have...
Tribune Media Services columnistQ: Would you please comment on Dow Chemical Co.? We've been pleased with this holding but the stock has experienced some recent volatility. -- E.P., Mt. Dora, Fla. A: The world's second-largest chemical company, behind Germany's BASF AG, is cinching its...
Tags: Joint Ventures, Amgen Inc., Gaming, Russia, Coral Gables
247-7470WILLIAMSBURG – Richard Oropeza Jr. liked to golf and walked up to three miles a day. Then, in January of 2006, "My left leg just gave out on me." "It felt like pins and needles," he said. "Twenty minutes later, it went away." What Oropeza wouldn'...
Few additions to a company's board cause even the barest ripple of reaction from shareholders, never mind customers. But few companies are the lightning rod that is Apple Computer Inc., and few board additions list "vice president of the United States"...
Tribune staff reporterLaboratory tests routinely used to determine if breast cancer patients should receive a life-saving new drug often yield false results, so some women who desperately need the drug do not receive it, and others who take it unnecessarily are exposed to...
Sun StaffSecond of three articles Venture capitalist Steve Gorlin planted himself in a classroom at the Johns Hopkins University's medical school and listened for two days as, one after another, nearly a dozen top researchers pitched ideas and promoted...
Tags: Vaccines, Guilford (Baltimore, Maryland), Trials, Ethics, Cancer
Sun Staff1865 Experimenting with common garden peas, Austrian monk Gregor Mendel shows how traits like color and height are passed from one generation to the next. 1868 Swiss scientist Fredrich Miescher discovers DNA what he calls "nuclein" in human pus...
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