By Jonathan Stempel | Jan 11, 2013 10:15 AM EST
Federal judge refused to block a New York City regulation requiring people who perform circumcisions and use their mouths to draw away blood from the wound on a baby's penis to first obtain written consent from the parents.
By Jonathan Stempel | Dec 08, 2012 12:26 PM EST
The Supreme Court agreed on Friday to decide whether brand-name drug companies may pay money to generic drug rivals to keep their lower-priced products off the market.
By Jonathan Stempel | Dec 04, 2012 09:36 AM EST
A divided federal appeals court threw out the conviction of a sales representative for promoting off-label use of a prescription drug.
By Jonathan Stempel | Dec 01, 2012 09:35 AM EST
The Supreme Court agreed to decide whether human genes can be patented, a hotly contested issue with broad practical and ethical consequences for the future of gene-based medicine for millions of people worldwide.
By Jonathan Stempel | Nov 26, 2012 01:17 PM EST
The U.S. Supreme Court revived a challenge to President Barack Obama's healthcare reforms, allowing a Christian college to pursue litigation raising First Amendment objections to a law that the court mostly upheld in June.
By Jonathan Stempel | Nov 06, 2012 09:47 AM EST
The Supreme Court said anti-abortion protesters may be entitled to recover attorneys' fees from a South Carolina sheriff's office that had stopped them from displaying graphic signs showing aborted fetuses at demonstrations.