By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:45
A Chicago woman filed a lawsuit Tuesday claiming her plastic surgeon posted "before" and "after" photos of her facial reconstruction surgery, labeled “cocaine nose” on his website.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 07/30/2014 - 17:20
Experts urge that the HPV vaccination be equally distributed to young boys.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 07/29/2014 - 17:17
In states where marijuana is legal, some pot enthusiasts are taking legalization to the next level and introducing it to their wedding ceremonies as a new form of “open bar.”
By Anthony Rivas | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 17:44
In an attempt to catch kids' risk of substance use disorders earlier, researchers have just developed a new, quicker screening test for doctors.
By Matthew Mientka | Mon, 07/28/2014 - 10:32
A new but small study shows that the amount of estrogen in a woman's birth control pill may affect how she perceives other women.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 17:26
GlaxoSmithKline is applying to the European Medicines Agency for approval of its new malaria vaccine candidate, specifically created for African children.
By Dana Dovey | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 15:20
It's been suggested that the morning after pill is not as effective in women who weigh more than 165 pounds. On Thursday, the EU announced that regardless of weight, the pill's benefits largely outweigh the risks.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 12:02
Since gaining approval from the Food and Drug Administration in December, Sovaldi, the hepatitis C drug, has courted controversy due to its steep $1,000-a-pill price.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 07/24/2014 - 11:27
The FDA has approved an opioid analgesic that has properties capable of curbing prescription painkiller abuse, but could it lead to an increase in heroin use?
By Samantha Olson | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 17:41
A dust mite vaccine may be in the future for the millions who suffer from dust allergies.
By Samantha Olson | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 13:58
Teen steroid use saw a huge increase from 2012-2013, which is why parents, coaches, teachers, and the FDA need to implement a new prevention plan.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/23/2014 - 12:46
A national poll conducted earlier this month finds more than three-quarters of Americans to be generally satisfied with what they pay for prescription drugs.
By Sabrina Bachai | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 18:13
A German court ruled that some patients with chronic pain could grow their own weed.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 07/22/2014 - 14:14
Previously one of three states that barred children from participating in medical marijuana programs, Illinois recently passed a bill expanding access to both minors and adults who suffer from seizures.