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Panel recommends that Pfizer add the elderly to its high-risk pain drug

A long-awaited federal advisory panel recommended Monday that drugmaker Pfizer add older adults to its high-risk blockbuster pain medication, Lyrica, a dose of which was linked to an increased risk of death. Lyrica, previously...

Mom released from Chinese prison on way home to reunite with detained husband and two kids

Connie Hope returned to her Colorado home on Friday to find her husband and two teen children dressed in the same clothes they had worn to visit their immigrant parents in China a month...

Judge quits over Trump court appointment delay

Aliens seeking to enter the United States can now be approved by the courts in a process that will now get expedited review by a new nominee. Judge Juliet S. Fleming stepped down as...

Can California Democrats win back the House in 2020?

By Mark Jacob Tomorrow night, as the midterm campaign winds down, Californians will go to the polls to decide one of the most competitive and jostling races in the country: Republican Rep. Darrell Issa’s...

Debt ceiling: what it is, why it matters and how to understand its significance

The debt ceiling is one of the most basic functions of the federal government. It permits Congress to pay its bills. As the Treasury Department reveals year-end balance sheets, the secretary must ensure that...

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