Memory tests given at Rite Aid Corp. drug stores as an early warning for Alzheimer’s are drawing fire from doctors who say they don’t work well and may cause unwarranted fear among people who don’t have the disease.
Combining an older chemotherapy drug with standard hormone treatment early on helped men with advanced prostate cancer live more than a year longer, according to a study that may change medical practice.
Carol Patterson was waiting for a call from her doctor. When the phone rang on that afternoon in August 2011 at her home in Cortland, Ohio, it wasn’t a physician on the other end. A woman named Robin said she was representing the American Diabetes Association.
Makers of electronic cigarettes such as Lorillard Inc. and Altria Group Inc. will for the first time face regulatory oversight, including passing a review to stay on the market, under a U.S. plan that doesn’t ban TV ads or flavored versions of the new products.