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WASHINGTON — With less than a week to go before President Obama is sworn in for his second term, fundraisers for the presidential inaugural committee were still working Monday to secure their goal of $50 million in private donations to finance the...
The number of older people hospitalized with the flu has risen sharply, prompting federal officials to take unusual steps to make more flu medicines available and to urge wider use of them as soon as symptoms appear. The U.S. is about halfway through...
While the U.S. economy as a whole remains sluggish, the farm sector has been doing well. Exceptionally well, in fact. Last year, net farm income was a record $101 billion, and it's expected to be only slightly off the pace in 2012. With the national...
In November, following an emotional public hearing some months earlier, the Food and Drug Administration withdrew approval for the cancer drug Avastin for patients with metastatic breast cancer — the late-stage, incurable form of the disease. The...
Swiss drugmaker Roche will not extend its hostile $6.8-billion bid for Illumina Inc. after the San Diego biotech company’s shareholders rejected Roche’s attempts to appoint new board members. Roche’s current offer of $51 per Illumina...
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Breast cancer experts are cheering what could be some of the biggest advances in more than a decade: two new medicines that significantly delay the time until women with very advanced cases get worse. In a large international...
HealthOn Monday, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration approved a new drug to treat advanced basal cell carcinoma, the most common form of skin cancer. This is good news for the approximately 2.8 million Americans who will be diagnosed with a basal-cell...
Reuters/KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Apple Inc co-founder Steve Jobs refused potentially life-saving cancer surgery for nine months, shrugging off protests from his family and opting instead for alternative medicine, according to the tech visionary's biographer. When...
TechnologyIn the first change to Apple's boardroom since the death of Steve Jobs last month, the company announced that Walt Disney Co. President and Chief Executive Robert Iger will be the Cupertino electronics maker's newest board member....
MISHAWAKA--- Doctors say a cancer-fighting pill shows promising signs in the fight against melanoma -- the most deadly form of skin cancer. A local oncologist says drug is not a cure, but it shrank tumors and patients who used the drug lived longer....
Opinion L.A.Avastin: The FDA goes up against drug manufacturer Genentech with regards to the late-stage cancer drug....
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