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  • Dietary supplements: The deadly toll of deregulation

    Dietary supplements: The deadly toll of deregulation
    Here's the bad news: A dietary supplement named OxyElite Pro is still apparently making people sick, more than a year after the Hawaii Department of Health was alerted to seven cases of acute hepatitis and liver failure among its users. As of last February, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had linked 47 hospitalizations, three liver transplants and one death to the diet product. OxyElite Pro has been recalled, but as Cohen observes, nothing will prevent another supplement from bringing about a similar toll.
  • A Ray of Hope for Future Nathaniels

    The timing was perfect. I had just asked a Yale professor why there are no mentally ill people living on the streets of Norway, where he helped design some of the most progressive mental health treatment in the world. Then a colleague mentioned she was...

    Where mentally ill inmates actually get some help

    Where mentally ill inmates actually get some help
    There is little in Andy's appearance or manner that offers a clue as to what he's been through. The arrests, the jailhouse beatings, the commitments. He's soft-spoken and unassuming, so much so that the story of his life doesn't seem to go with the man...

    Want this fan's World Series tickets? Give Manny what for

    Want this fan's World Series tickets? Give Manny what for
    Anybody out there want my World Series tickets? For free? I've got two of them for Game 4, should the Dodgers make it through the playoffs, which begin with today's opener against the St. Louis Cardinals. I'm talking about some pretty good seats too....

    Chorus of voices grows stronger for 'death with dignity'

    Chorus of voices grows stronger for 'death with dignity'
    The bullet that Larry Robert Broman used to kill himself went clean through his head and into the wall. No one had expected him to do it. Not his ex-wife, who had remained close to him. And not their two grown daughters. It happened early on the...