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WASHINGTON — Federal health officials are considering adding dosing instructions for children younger than 2 years old to Children’s Tylenol and similar products, a change favored by drugmakers and many doctors. The Food and Drug...
Show TrackerLike sands through the hourglass, daytime soap operas are falling off the TV grid. The recent demise started in 2007 with the cancellation of “Passions” on NBC (and later on DirecTV). Two years later, CBS nixed “The Guiding Light”...
Valley 610The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced Thursday that it has collected nearly $4.4 billion in civil penalties since 2004. While the rules for disbursing those payments between state and federal agencies make it...
ReutersBritish scientists have found the first direct evidence that attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is a genetic disorder and say their research could eventually lead to better treatments for the condition. Researchers who scanned the gene maps of more...
ReutersThree in 10 women take the common breast cancer drug Femara to treat infertility, even though it could increase risks to the baby, U.S. researchers have said. They said the drug is often prescribed "off-label" to treat infertility, even though it is...
Booster ShotsThe Food and Drug Administration this morning approved the pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine from four different manufacturers, clearing the way for the vaccine to be administered as soon as enough of it is available. The approval was announced to Congress....
Booster ShotsInfluenza-like illnesses on college campuses, generally assumed to be primarily pandemic H1N1 influenza, grew slightly during the week ending Nov. 6, with 8,951 new cases reported -- an increase of 1% from the previous week. There were 15 hospitalizations...
With all the attention given to the slow pace of distribution of the swine flu vaccine, doctors and other providers are raising concerns about a shortage of vaccine for the other flu that is expected to slam the state and country this year. Demand...
Chicago Tribune Staff WriterUntested? No. Rushed into production? Not really. Full of substances that do harm? Hardly, and especially not compared with the dangers of the H1N1 flu virus. That is the retort of researchers, scientists, federal health authorities and others familiar...
KTLA NewsLOS ANGELES -- Lakers legend and NBA Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is battling a rare form of Leukemia, but he says his long-term prognosis is good. The 62-year-old basketball star was diagnosed last December with chronic myeloid leukemia -- a...
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Chicago Breaking BusinessAssociated Press | Federal health experts say a first-of-a-kind multiple sclerosis drug from Novartis is effective at controlling tremors, concentration problems and other symptoms of the debilitating disease. Swiss drugmaker Novartis has asked the Food...
Associated PressATLANTA -- Hundreds of thousands of swine flu shots for children have been recalled because tests indicate the vaccine doses lost some strength, government health officials said Tuesday. The shots, made by Sanofi Pasteur, were distributed across the...
Tags: Pennsylvania, Vaccines, Swine Flu, Death, Health Organizations
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