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  • An insider's view of generic-drug pricing

    An insider's view of generic-drug pricing
    Bob Toomajian worked for 16 years as Kaiser Permanente's drug purchasing manager for Southern California, giving him an insider's knowledge of how medications are priced before reaching consumers. When it comes to patented name-brand drugs, he told me,...
  • Khmer Rouge leader dies, eluding war crimes verdict

    Khmer Rouge leader dies, eluding war crimes verdict
    NEW DELHI -- The death Thursday of one of the last senior leaders of Cambodia’s brutal Khmer Rouge regime before his trial concluded underscores flaws in the war-crimes tribunal process that threaten to undermine the pursuit of global justice,...
  • Obese? Sometimes you just have to hear it from someone in a white coat to believe it

    It's not nice to call someone fat. That's a simple rule of thumb, repeated by parents of small children everywhere. For physicians, however, it's a social nicety that must be set aside if they are to act in the best interests of an overweight or obese ...
  • Age of innocence and hope

    Age of innocence and hope
    I can't think of a better way to begin this column than to let a fellow pundit get things going. So I'll turn things over to Allene Arthur, who's been writing columns for the Palm Springs Desert Sun for 32 years: "Fiftieth high school class reunions...
  • One died and 18 were hospitalized after taking Ecstasy at an L.A. rave New Year's Eve

    One died and 18 were hospitalized after taking Ecstasy at an L.A. rave New Year's Eve
    A 24-year-old man died and 18 others were transported to emergency rooms after taking Ecstasy at an all night New Year's Eve rave at the Los Angeles Sports Arena, according to a report released Thursday. The report, by the U.S. Centers for Disease...
  • Coroner confirms Ecstasy overdose caused death of girl who went to rave

    Coroner confirms Ecstasy overdose caused death of girl who went to rave
    Los Angeles County coroner's officials said Tuesday that Sasha Rodriguez, the 15-year-old girl hospitalized after attending the Electric Daisy Carnival rave in June, died as the result of an overdose of MDMA, a drug commonly known as Ecstasy. Officials...
  • Girl, 15, dies after weekend rave at L.A. Coliseum

    Girl, 15, dies after weekend rave at L.A. Coliseum
    A 15-year-old girl died Tuesday of a suspected drug overdose after attending a rave over the weekend at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum that had a minimum age requirement of 16. The girl, identified by family members as Sasha Rodriguez, was one of...
  • Bringing vegan to the people

    Bringing vegan to the people
    Seitan Wellington, it's what's for dinner this holiday season. At least it is if you're vegan, interested in becoming vegan, trying to balance your meat-heavy diet or just hanging around in the Spork Foods kitchen. Founded four years ago by sisters...
  • Viagra can help with altitude sickness, report says

    Viagra can help with altitude sickness, report says
    I have heard that Viagra is effective for altitude sickness. Is this true? Viagra is best known as a treatment for erectile dysfunction. But there are reports that it has off-label uses in treating a number of other conditions, including pulmonary...
  • Campaign of misinformation against Planned Parenthood

    In the ongoing rancor surrounding federal funding of Planned Parenthood, misinformation has a starring role. There have been, of course, predictable gusts of hot air from pundits like Bill O'Reilly, who asserted last month that "nobody's life is...
  • ADHD meds OK for kids' hearts, study says

    ADHD meds OK for kids' hearts, study says
    Children taking stimulant medications to quell symptoms of attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have a very low risk of suffering heart attack, stroke or sudden, unexplained death, and the probability that they will suffer such a crisis ...