Recall of blood pressure drug losartan expanded

If you take blood pressure medicine, you'll want to double-check your bottle. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. has expanded its recall of losartan potassium and losartan potassium/hydrochlorothiazide tablets.

Experimental Alzheimer's drug stirs hope after early trials

After a series of prominent failures, there's reason to be hopeful in the search for a drug to slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease. Results of an early trial of an experimental drug showed that it improved cognition and reduced clinical signs of Alzheimer's in the brains of study participants, and experts are "cautiously optimistic" that the results will be duplicated in future clinical trials.

K-9 unit assists with drug bust

The Whitewater Police Department K-9 Unit assisted with a traffic stop at the 100 block of N. Esterly Avenue on Feb. 25. Three people were arrested.

Sauk County continues drug investigation

On Wednesday, the Sauk County Drug Task Force, in conjunction with the United States Postal Inspectors Office, opened a drug investigation into a residence on Koch Street in the Village of West Baraboo, after a search warrant for two suspicious packages that arrived at the post office for delivery to this address revealed 1,085 grams of marijuana, according to a release.