| Dec 18, 2013
An email with the subject line "OMG" recently came from one of our mothers, and it contained chilling information about the HPV vaccine. "200 people have died from it," Mom claimed, "and it does not even last long enough to prevent cervical cancer."
| Dec 22, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Getting to see the doctor before the year is over has been on Dave Holt's mind.
The 52-year-old employment attorney from Tustin says he's been putting off a visit for some time. "I haven't done my annual physical yet," he says. He and his wife also rush...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Paris Hundley is protective, very protective, when it comes to her brother, UCLA quarterback Brett Hundley.
"I know he looks like a big and bad football player, but my brother, he's like a cute baby," says Paris, who at 21 is a year older.
| Jan 5, 2014
My brother John called me last summer to tell me that he had finally figured out our family secret. I was his mother, he said.
I am not, of course.
My brother is 38 years old, but I will always think of him as he was in his early 20s, when he was...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:28 PM
The father of a homeless man who died after a violent encounter with Fullerton police said the district attorney failed to “humanize” his son to the jury that acquitted two officers in the 2011 incident.
Speaking at his attorney’s...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:45 PM
The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved U.S. marketing of the drug dapagliflozin, the second of a new class of medications that aim to improve glycemic control in patients with Type 2 diabetes. The drug will be marketed under the name...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:22 AM
The Food and Drug Administration has asked doctors, dentists, pharmacists and other healthcare professionals to stop giving patients high-dose acetaminophen, the active ingredient in the popular pain-reliever Tylenol.
Pills, capsules, tablets, syrups...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 7:44 AM
Ending a practice that some say creates a conflict of interest, British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline said Tuesday it would end its practice of paying doctors to promote its drugs.
Glaxo, maker of drugs such as the antidepressant Paxil, also...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 12:40 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Bob Filner's former fiancee, in a letter to the judge who sentenced Filner, said the ex-mayor is "a hard working man now dedicated to achieving personal health, harmony and peace."
Bronwyn Ingram, once described by Filner as "San Diego's...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 4:44 PM
SAN DIEGO — As mayor, Bob Filner had a police officer as his driver and bodyguard, escorting him in a city-owned SUV with tinted windows — any time and anywhere.
As ex-mayor and convicted felon, Filner will be under orders to wear a GPS...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 11:26 AM
If you’ve made a Christmas gift list that includes online gaming this year, you may want to be checking that twice. Intelligence agencies in both Britain and the U.S. have been paying attention to how you play games online — not for the...