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  • Botox gets FDA nod for chronic migraine

    Botox gets FDA nod for chronic migraine
    The makers of the miracle toxin that erases frown lines by paralyzing facial muscles won the Food and Drug Administration's blessing on Friday to market Botox for the prevention of chronic migraine headaches. The FDA's decision expands the potential...
  • NSAIDs following a heart attack greatly increase risk of a repeat heart attack, and death

    Heart patients who used common pain relievers called NSAIDs even briefly are at much higher risk of having a repeat heart attack or of dying than those who stay away from the drugs, which include such widely used over-the-counter medications as...
  • Things researchers find when looking for other things: What should they tell the test subject?

    Things researchers find when looking for other things: What should they tell the test subject?
    A new study finds that nearly 40% of high-tech imaging scans conducted in the course of research reveal an unexpected abnormality that could be medically worrisome. These unsought discoveries -- known as "incidental findings" --  confront researchers with...
  • Shift work: Good for your pocketbook, bad for your health

    Shift work: Good for your pocketbook, bad for your health
    These days, it's just good to have a job. But remaining gainfully employed can take a toll on health, especially if your work has you up at odd hours and sleeping irregularly. Shift work, say two studies out this week, poses particular problems for women,...
  • To prevent stroke injury, sing, dance, touch, look, move?

    To prevent stroke injury, sing, dance, touch, look, move?
    For those lucky enough to have the first signs of a stroke recognized by friends or family, things often get very quiet very quickly as 911 calls are made, gurneys are wheeled in and tests are conducted. University of California Irvine neuroscientist...
  • Fashion News: 'Twilight' stars wear the right shoes for Grauman's ceremony

     
    Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner -- the "Twilight Trio" -- are immortalized at Grauman's Chinese Theatre ceremony. Meanwhile the DASH diet is rated number one for for nutrition....
  • Biology test omits creation theory, complains Kentucky educator

     
    Kentucky evolution challenge: A county schools superintendent in Kentucky is upset that a statewide biology test puts too much emphasis on evolution....
  • Animal welfare: Six incidents in 2011 that would make Gandhi proud

     
    We've lamented the six worst moments in the year's animal welfare hall of shame, pointing to the mistreatment of shelter dogs, the handling of circus elephants and the intent of a bird researcher to poison cats. Here's the photo gallery......
  • Fashion: Super Bowl winner Victor Cruz kicks off N.Y. Fashion Week

     
    New York Fashion Week got underway Wednesday with New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz cutting the ribbon. Meanwhile, Gisele Bundchen gets a partial apology, Kanye West plans a return to Paris Fashion Week and the characters from "South Park" get...
  • Dame Judi Dench: Vision problems, yes; going blind, not so much

     
    Dame Judi Dench is not going blind, she says. Dame Judi Dench revealed over the weekend that she has age-related macular degeneration....
  • Bill seeks to require drug screening for jobless benefits

     
    Legislation introduced by Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) would require applicants for federally subsidized jobless benefits to fill out a questionnaire used for drug screening to determine whether they should then have to take a drug test. Those identified as...