- "Medical Breakthrough of the Week"
- "Name That Drug"
- "Dr. Ken's Recalls of the Week"
- Plus These Stories:
Stent Treatment May Lower Stroke Disability; Clot-grabbing devices offer better outcomes for stroke patients (New England Journal of Medicine, 12/17/14.)
Forgotten Drug Works Better than Nicotine Patches to Help Smokers Quit: Cytisine (New England Journal of Medicine, 12/17/14.)
States rush to ban POWDERED alcohol before it even hits the shelves (Multiple sources, 12/18/14. )
Global life expectancy has 'increased by 6 years since 1990;' Life expectancy up in almost every region of the world (Lancet, 12/17/14.)
Yoga May Cut Heart Disease Risk Factors (European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, 12/16/14)
Congress ends federal medical marijuana ban (Multiple sources, 12/16/14)
FDA approves new ovarian cancer drug: Olaparib (Lynparza) (FDA, 11/19/14)
Prepackaged caramel apples blamed for four listeria deaths (CDC, 12/19/14)
Flu outbreaks spreading rapidly in U.S. (CDC, 12/19/14)
Large US Study Links Air Pollution to Autism (Environmental Health Perspectives, 12/14)