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For the first time, patients with the deadliest form of skin cancer have two new treatment options that prolong survival, according to new research presented at a cancer conference in Chicago on Sunday. One drug specifically targets a mutated gene that...
wpix.comA New Jersey chemist is accused of killing her husband by poisoning him with thallium, a highly toxic metal that is both odorless and colorless. On Jan. 14, Wang checked himself into the hospital with mysterious flu-like symptoms, and doctors were only...
Money & CompanyAIDS charity says Bristol Myers overcharged for medication....
Booster ShotsAdvertising brand-name prescription medications directly to patients is a uniquely American custom, and a controversial one at that. A study published today in the Archives of Internal Medicine may stir new debate over the practice. In the case of one.......
Money & CompanySeveral major companies reported mixed but generally strong quarterly earnings this morning. Some, like Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., reported soaring profits, and others posted losses that were smaller than expected. Lockheed Martin Corp., the world’s...
Booster ShotsDidanosine, 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,......
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterAbout a year ago, patients began trooping into the office of UCLA psychiatrist Andrew Leuchter, asking whether an antipsychotic drug called Abilify "might be right for them." Few appeared to be delusional, plagued by hallucinations or suffering fearsome...
Greg Critser is the author of "Generation Rx: How Prescription Drugs Are Altering American Bodies, Minds and Lives."LAST WEEK, stock market analysts parsed the latest sales reports from the nation's biggest drug companies in search of why profits in the normally high-performing industry have plummeted. Good luck finding anything new. Pharma chief executives offer...
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Tribune staff reporterHow would you invest $10,000 in the coming year? Each year, we toss that question to a panel of investment experts. Knocking the cover off the ball for a second year in a row was Richard Cripps, chief market strategist for St. Louis-based Stifel,...
Chicago TribuneMonday: -- Earnings: American Express Co.; Amgen Inc.; AT&T Inc.; First Data Corp.; Ford Motor Co.; Halliburton Co.; Hasbro Inc.; Kimberly-Clark Corp.; Kraft Foods Inc.; National Instruments Corp.; Pactiv Corp.; Rockwell Automation Inc.; Texas Instruments...
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