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Burbank police collected 234 pounds of prescription drugs Saturday at a take-back event that was held in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration in an effort to curb pill abuse and drug theft, police said. The haul is 76 more pounds than...
Burbank police want your old prescription drugs, no questions asked. In an effort to curb pill abuse and drug theft, Burbank police, in partnership with the federal Drug Enforcement Administration, are asking residents to drop off expired, unused,...
Omnicare – a business that provides pharmaceutical services to long-term care institutions – will close its Burbank facility next month. Company spokesman Ed Loyd said Omnicare's Burbank facility, located at 7565 San Fernando Road, will shut...
Adam Schiff is on the right path with his legislation Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence (Burbank Leader, Jan. 16). All our lives, from the time we are children, we hear we must be accountable for our actions, but for some reason that has not...
The attorney for a former Burbank deputy police chief who claims he was fired because he complained about internal issues questioned the validity Thursday of an outside investigator's report that played a role in his client's termination. The former...
Tags: Witnesses, Racism, Los Angeles Police Department, Lawyers, Theft
Dylan Jerrell was having a tough time in kindergarten. The energetic, outgoing Bigfoot fan was easily frustrated, and he responded to challenges with disruptive meltdowns. He wouldn't hit anyone, but he'd break down and cry or yell at his teachers....
An advisory panel to the Food & Drug Administration has recommended approval of a new sleep drug that targets the brain's wakefulness centers, but suggested the agency should consider a dose of the drug, called suvorexant, lower than that proposed by...
Look for Gary Hudson, the actor from Newport News, in "The Perfect Boss," which premieres on Friday night on the Lifetime Movie Network. Hudson plays a research scientist who tries to alert his pharmaceutical company to dangerous side effects...
Tags: Chemical Industry
Care for mentally ill I am grateful for the attention given to the issue of mental health and lack of appropriate programs and facilities available for those stricken with a mental illness. I am the sister and legal guardian for my brother, who has...
In South Florida, home to some of the nation's worst AIDS rates, a trend worth celebrating came to a sad end last year when Broward and Palm Beach counties each reported two babies born HIV-positive. They were the first such cases since 2006 in Palm...
I'm not statistician enough to know how much of the story U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster's editorial ("Time to repeal Obamacare," May 16) tells, but surely we agree that the existing health care system deserved overhaul. We are a sick nation, getting sicker,...
Cancer research We recently heard the revelation that Angelina Jolie had undergone preventive double mastectomy in order to lessen her chance of developing breast cancer. Her DNA carries a genetic defect in the BRCA1 gene that significantly increases her...
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