Mexico's economy is taking a beating with high unemployment and drug violence. Now add the swine flu outbreak to the list. Dan Grech reports on how the flu outbreak is hurting Mexico's already weak economy.
North American passengers arriving in Asia are having their temperature taken, while the U.S. screens for signs of swine flu at the Mexican border. Steve Henn reviews how the world is moving to control the pandemic.
Drug manufacturers Roche and GlaxoSmithKline are seeing a rise in the markets this morning on the continued worldwide reaction to swine flu. Both drug makers are ready to deploy their stockpiles. Christopher Werth reports.
When drug maker Roche bought Genentech, it was counting on the success of the pharmaceutical company's cancer drug Avastin. But the drug didn't prevent the recurrence of colon cancer in clinical tests. Janet Babin reports.
How can we better prevent injury and death to children brought on by playing with a toy? Bill Radke talks to L.A. Times business columnist David Lazarus about where the consumer products safety has failed us.
Lawmakers are meeting this week on health care reform, and Democrats are hoping they can pass legislation with 51 votes in the Senate. Steve Henn explains why a budget reconciliation would allow that to be possible.
One in six people are said to suffer from overactive bladder, but some critics say the media exaggerates the problem. Kerry Grens looks into how some diseases may be perpetuated by pharmaceutical marketing to sell more drugs.
An invasion of bedbugs has returned to the U.S. after being eradicated over 50 years ago. The EPA is trying to get rid of the pest again, but it's slippery. Joel Rose reports that patience will be key.