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ReutersMay 24 (Reuters) - Drugmaker Forest Laboratories received a subpoena earlier this month from U.S. prosecutors requesting documents relating to its small-selling lung disorder product, the Tudorza Pressair inhaler, the company said in a filing. The New...
Summer is almost here, and with it likely some blistering hot days. A recent study suggests the elderly should beware when the temperature spikes, because they face an increased risk of winding up in the emergency room short of breath on those days. And...
Reuters* Elan to acquire newly approved Breo as part of $1 bln deal * Irish drugmaker to announce further deals in due course * Looks to outmanoeuvre Royalty with second shareholder dividend By Padraic Halpin DUBLIN, May 13 (Reuters) - Elan stepped up its...
Making hospital charges more transparent, the federal government this week released data showing what medical centers across the country charge for treating 100 of the most common reasons patients get admitted. The charges vary dramatically —...
A Palm Beach County jury Thursday found three tobacco companies partly responsible for a grandmother's chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, emphysema and lung cancer death following years of suffering. They awarded more than $2 million in actual damages...
Deanne Barkley, who broke through the glass ceiling in network television to become an influential executive in the early 1970s, when few women had the power to develop prime-time programs, died April 2 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. She was 82. The cause...
Bob Bridwell had no experience water-skiing when he became general manager of a ski-making company in Winter Haven. So, to fit in with his co-workers at Cypress Gardens Skis, Bridwell agreed to go water-skiing. The result was less than graceful. His...
READER SUBMITTED: Ricky 'Trendy' Da'Vista Supports American Lung Association In Honor Of Late GrandmotherGreater HartfordOn March 23, Ricky "Trendy" Da'Vista, a Hartford resident and wardrobe stylist, hosted the fourth annual "Wear What You Fear" fashion show at Bill Miller's Castle in Branford. Three hundred and fifty attended the show, which included a special runway...
Florida voters have given lifelong smokers such as Jack Ferrara new reason to breathe easy. After a number of tries with nicotine patches, acupuncture and hypnosis failed him, the Hollywood retiree finally snuffed out his 58-year cigarette habit —...
Leland H. Yada, 82, of Redfield died Tuesday, April 23, 2013, at Eastern Star Home in Redfield. His funeral will be Saturday, April 27, 2013, at 11 a.m. at United Methodist Church in Redfield. The Rev. Stephen Perry will officiate. After a time for...
Dear Pharmacist: I live in chronic pain. No one is sure why. I take hydrocodone and ibuprofen daily, but I'm still in pain. Can you recommend any vitamins to help me? — M.C., Dallas, Texas Dear M.C.: I'm sorry you are going through this. Luckily,...
County coronerHaving worked as a respiratory therapist for more years than I care to count, I have seen the debilitating effects of tobacco in the lives of those who choose to smoke. My role in dealing with those suffering the effects ranged from education aimed at...
May 24, 2013 |Story| Reuters
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May 9, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
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Apr 11, 2013 |Story| Los Angeles Times
May 3, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Apr 30, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
Apr 24, 2013 |Story| Orlando Sentinel
Apr 24, 2013 |Story| Aberdeen News
Apr 10, 2013 |Column| South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Apr 10, 2013 |Story| Jessamine Journal
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