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  • 19 months in, a few Americans think Obama is Muslim, but nearly half don't know what he is

     
    So what is Barack Obama's religious faith and why all the confusion?...
  • Coroner confirms Ecstasy overdose caused death of 15-year-old who attended massive rave [Updated]

     
    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...
  • Memories of my friend, Harvey Pekar

     
    Culture Monster contributor and dance reviewer Victoria Looseleaf remembers here how she befriended Harvey Pekar, who died early Monday at age 70, and of the day the comic book writer was almost kicked off "Late Night with David Letterman." The......
  • Comic author Harvey Pekar dead at 70

     
    Still reeling from the defection of LeBron James, the city of Cleveland has now lost another one of its favorite sons. OK, one of its most irascible, cantankerous and perpetually annoyed sons. Truly one of American culture's most interesting voices has...
  • The Fugs' Ed Sanders remembers bandmate Tuli Kupferberg

     
    When I heard Monday that Tuli Kupferberg of the Fugs had died in New York at age 86, I immediately flashed back to a winter’s day in 1987 when I wended my way across the state to the recording studio......
  • Old HIV drug found to produce rare liver problem, FDA says

     
    Didanosine, the second drug approved for the treatment of HIV infections and one of the oldest weapons in the AIDS armamentarium, has been found to produce rare cases of potentially fatal liver disease in patients taking it for long periods,......
  • A quarter of new prescriptions go unfilled, study finds

     
    More than a quarter of new prescriptions are unfilled, especially when the drugs are for symptomless conditions, researchers from Boston's Brigham and Women's Hospital have found. Physicians have long been concerned that many patients fill new...
  • High blood pressure -- the Institute of Medicine says it's time we got serious

     
    More and more Americans have uncontrolled high blood pressure -- this despite the fact that there are plenty of medications and lifestyle measures to prevent it or fight it, according to an Institute of Medicine report released Monday. You can......
  • Medical uses for erectile dysfunction drugs

     
    Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center are testing the medication tadalafil (sold as an erectile dysfunction drug under the brand name Cialis) on men with Becker muscular dystrophy, one of the nine forms of muscular dystrophy, a group of inherited...
  • NYC’s proposed sodium cuts come with a tiny grain of salt

     
    New York City’s health department is devoting what energy it hasn’t spent on counting calories and discouraging sugary drinks to cutting consumers’ salt intake down to size. The plan is to get restaurants and packaged food makers to reduce the......
  • More hereditary risk factors for Alzheimer's disease identified

     
    Alzheimer’s disease is a hereditary condition. About 60% of the risk for the degenerative brain disease is thought to be genetic, based on the results of twin studies. The best known evidence of this is a gene called apolipoprotein E.......