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When Chivalry Is More Control Than Care

I messaged her on Facebook, using an idiotic subject line: “an inconvenient truth.” After a few heated exchanges, she agreed to have dinner with me. That evening I smoothed my green tweed skirt as I waited for her to arrive at the southern-style restaurant I had chosen. Perversely, I had picked this place because it… Read More »

FDA official says ongoing blood pressure drug investigation will probably uncover more tainted pills

Starting in July, separate lots of blood pressure medications from various companies were pulled from pharmacy shelves. They’re known as angiotensin II receptor blockers or ARBs and contain either valsartan, losartan or irbesartan. The reason? These blood pressure drugs contained impurities that pose a cancer risk to users. “The investigation isn’t concluded,” Dr. Janet Woodcock,… Read More »