By Susan Scutti | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 13:25
Parents need to make sure each of their children is up-to-date with state and school requirements for vaccinations.
By Samantha Olson | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 11:36
Electronic cigarettes produce secondhand smoke that contains high levels of nickel and a completely new chemical that could cause health problems.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 09/02/2014 - 10:40
An experimental heart failure drug could cut the risk of cardiovascular death by over 20 percent and hospitalizations attributed to heart disease by 16 percent.
By Samantha Olson | Sun, 08/31/2014 - 13:00
New antibiotics are in demand, and a new synthetic amino acid may be able to supply medicine with an answer.
By Chris Weller | Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:41
Life inside a gang may seem safer than struggling on the outside, but the dangers are aplenty.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 18:09
A certain compound in marijuana could potentially be therapeutic when it comes to Alzheimer’s and brain aging, researchers find.
By Samantha Olson | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 16:20
Painkiller addiction is a problem, and researchers just found a non-addictive solution to inflammatory pain.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:15
An experimental drug called lexaptepid showed success at keeping iron levels steady in people's bloodstreams.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:00
Italian researchers precisely demonstrate how blood pressure monitored over a 24-hour period rises progressively as people climb to higher altitudes.
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 08/25/2014 - 16:00
Opioid overdose deaths decreased in states that implemented medical marijuana laws between 1999 and 2010. Could these reductions be a result of pain patients switching to weed?
By Erica Robinson | Sat, 08/23/2014 - 17:13
After giving her teenage son medical marijuana oil to help with seizures and other symptoms from a traumatic brain injury, Minnesota mom Angela Brown is facing jail time.
By Stephanie Castillo | Sat, 08/23/2014 - 16:12
New research debunks the idea that low-nicotine cigarettes are worse for smokers.
By Dana Dovey | Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:03
Bristol–Meyers Squibb Co. and Pfizer's Eliquis was approved for use as an alternative to warafin to reduce the risk of recurrent blood clots in patients following initial treatment.