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FOX 31 DenverIf you’ve popped the occasional sleeping pill to help you get a good night’s rest, you’re not alone. About 10 percent of Americans say they’ve taken pills like Ambien before. But a new study links the use of those drugs to...
Tags: Insomnia, Pharmaceuticals, Chemical Industry, Cancer
A new study suggests that the 6% to 10% of Americans who use prescription sleep medications such as zolpidem (Ambien), temazepam (Restoril), eszopiclone (Lunesta) and zaleplon (Sonata) are more likely to develop cancer, and far more likely to die...
24 Frames"Hugo" producer Graham King is enjoying his Oscar ride. But he says the movie's box-office woes have forced him to change his business model. As he puts it: "No more living on the edge."...
L.A. NOWAn Irvine-based doctor has lost his medical license for allegedly over-prescribing medication to a depressed patient a month before the patient died of an overdose. Dariush Javanshir's license was revoked for prescribing 330 tablets of the anti-anxiety...
An Irvine-based doctor has lost his medical license for over-prescribing medication to a depressed patient a month before the patient died of an overdose. Dariush Javanshir's license was revoked for prescribing 330 tablets of anti-anxiety medication...
We are a nation plagued by sleeplessness. According to the National Institutes of Health, 50 million to 70 million Americans are affected by chronic sleep disorders and intermittent sleep problems that can negatively affect health, alertness and safety....
Q: I read with interest your column regarding Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS). My brother was diagnosed with gout and given allopurinol. Within two weeks, he had a horrific reaction and was hospitalized in a burn unit. He developed toxic epidermal...
I didn't see any Ruth Madoff masks on Halloween night, but it wouldn't have surprised me if I had. The wife of disgraced Wall Street Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff is Pariah No. 1 this week, followed closely by her son, Andrew. The two, along with Andrew'...
Tags: Fraud, Bernard Madoff, Halloween, Corporate Crime, Securities
An Ipswich woman who improperly obtained prescription drugs has a chance to keep the crimes from her record. Denise M. Jung, 41, pleaded guilty to three counts of acquiring the medications illegally. According to court paperwork, she went to multiple...
The 33 NewsIt was overnight on Thanksgiving 2009 when the world's greatest golfer crashed his SUV into a tree. World-wide infamy followed. The Tiger Woods scandal included more than one-dozen alleged mistresses. The first one, Rachel Uchitel, has been reported as...
Tags: Drugs and Medicines, Health
Q. Your column saved my life (or at least made it worth living again). I have been in lisinopril hell for more than three months. My insurance company switched me from Micardis, a blood pressure medicine that had no side effects, to lisinopril. They gave...
McClatchy TribuneNatalie started abusing prescription drugs at 14 with a Vicodin caplet her friend had pilfered from her mother's medicine cabinet. It wasn't long before the Rockland County, N.Y., girl, now 16, was taking two pills during third period and another one...
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