By Samantha Olson | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 17:46
Organ demands may have a solution, and it doesn't involve selling your kidney to the black market.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 17:35
California has become the first state to clearly define affirmative sexual consent, while also adopting requirements for colleges to follow when investigating sexual assault reports.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 16:34
Big Tobacco has started issuing warning labels for their electronic cigarette products, which has critics wondering what their motives could be.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 13:17
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends an IUD or subdermal implant such as Implanon and Nexplanon as the first-line choice for teens who choose not to be abstinent.
By Reuters | Sat, 09/27/2014 - 11:16
Campaigns from both medical marijuana supporters and opponents may boost voter turnout in this year's midterm election, with implications for its outcome.
By Dana Dovey | Fri, 09/26/2014 - 17:35
Mike Dunafon enlisted the help of Wyclef Jean for his campaign video to express his stance on marijuana in a rap song.
By Justin Caba | Fri, 09/26/2014 - 17:23
The EEOC filed its first two transgender discrimination lawsuits after two transgender women were fired from their jobs due to their gender transition.
By Reuters | Fri, 09/26/2014 - 09:45
President Barack Obama’s plan to extend health coverage to millions of poor Americans remains highly contentious, yet it is gaining momentum among several initially reluctant states.
By Samantha Olson | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 17:18
The NIH and VA have teamed up to find a non-medicinal solution for soldiers and veterans suffering from chronic pain.
By Reuters | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 16:11
The United Nations program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) named fashion designer and former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham a goodwill ambassador.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:46
"Science Cop" Jeffrey Kluger pokes holes in anti-vaccination reports claiming a link between vaccines and autism development.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 10:52
A new study of HPV vaccination rates among predominantly African-American neighborhoods finds even knowledgeable women are not getting their daughters (or themselves) vaccinated.
By Samantha Olson | Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:11
Access to emergency contraceptives for rape victims will expand if Republicans can agree with Democrats.
By Justin Caba | Wed, 09/24/2014 - 15:49
In the midst of a national prescription painkiller abuse epidemic, anti-drug addiction activists are calling for FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg's resignation.