NEW YORK, May 21- An activist investor in Alere Inc wants the health diagnostics and services company to explore a sale of its drug testing business, which it believes could fetch as much as $2.5 billion and help Alere pay down debt, two people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.» Read More
One out of 4 Americans will have either a substance abuse or addiction problem at some point in their lives. Some of these addicts have even managed to change the world. Take for example, Sigmund Freud. Now the author of a new book takes us on an amazing journey looking at the "Anatomy of Addiction."
If you live in Los Angeles, you know that this weekend the 405 freeway will be completely shut down—completely—between the 10 and the 101 freeways. They're calling it "Carmageddon," and it is the end of the world as we know it. This is a town where freeways are more important than world peace.
Roger Clemens' tenacious pursuit of victory on the pitcher's mound re-emerges this week as he goes on trial on charges he lied when he denied using drugs and confronts his chief accuser, the former friend who says he injected Clemens with steroids and human growth hormone.
There’s nothing better than relaxing with a good book. With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of what we think are this summer’s best reads. Check out the list!
Bradley Jack, a former head of investment banking at Lehman Brothers, was arrested for trying to use a forged prescription to buy Oxycontin and Ritalin in Connecticut.
It's Friday. Here's your video treat of the day.
With the economy seemingly sliding into another slump, it's good to remember just how much progress we've made over the past few decades. Crime, for instance, has fallen dramatically.
An experimental drug is showing early promise in treating this cancer, with Michael Morrissey, Exelixis CEO.
Andalusia has the highest unemployment rate among Spain’s 17 regions, 29.7 percent at the end of the first quarter, according to the National Institute of Statistics. That compares with a national jobless rate of 21 percent, double the European Union average.
Dificid is the first new FDA- drug approved for the infection in nearly 25 years, according to Optimer Pharmaceuticals.
A Munich Re unit has cancelled a trip to Monaco for top executives after details of a sex party in Budapest emerged and it became clear that the so-called incentive trips for sales execs have not been a single event.
The "Mad Money" host reveals what earnings he plans to monitor in the days to come.
April 20—4/20—is a big day for the business of marijuana. Not the medical stuff, the illegal kind. Urban legend holds that "420" began decades ago as the time of day some high school kids in the Bay Area would meet after school to light up.
We consulted Danny Danko, High Times magazine's senior cultivation editor, to help us identify the most popular strains for medicinal use.
From candy to cookbooks, take a look at some of the entrants in the edible marijuana market!
Now that Centennial Seed has established a presence in Colorado, selling cannabis seeds to producers of medical marijuana, Ben Holmes wants to tackle 14 other states, where the drug is legal.
Labs like Full Spectrum and Steep Hill are springing up to serve the medical marijuana dispensaries and patients in states like Colorado and California to test the strength and purity of the drug.
Prices have been dropping nationwide over the past three to four years, with medical marijuana states like Oregon and Montana home to the lowest prices.
The legalization of medical marijuana in several states has paved the way for a budding edible medical marijuana industry. Small businesses in states such as Colorado and California are making treats such as candy, cookies or soda.
When the beneficiaries of the status quo—both prohibitionists and contrabandists—join together to actively oppose long sought alternatives to America’s expensive, unsuccessful, anti-free market and Constitution-warping Cannabis Prohibition, then it is clear that change is upon us.