Kidneys Are In Demand And America Doesn't Have The Supply

A Discussion Of Organ Donation Is A Discussion Of Inequality

By | Mon, 09/29/2014 - 17:46

Organ demands may have a solution, and it doesn't involve selling your kidney to the black market.


Can California's New Law Finally Put An End To Date Rape?

By | 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.

Electronic Cigarettes

Big Tobacco Looks To Confuse Smokers With E-Cig Warnings

By | 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.


For Teens, Condoms And The Pill May Not Be Cutting It Anymore

By | 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.


Florida Marijuana Campaign Heats Up, Could Raise Nov. Turnout

By | 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.


Politician Loves Weed And Hip-Hop, Combining Both In His Campaign Video [VIDEO]

By | 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.

Transgender Equality

The EEOC's Filed Its 1st Transgender Discrimination Lawsuits

By | 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.

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Republican States Finally Becoming Receptive To Obamacare

By | 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.

Government Funds For 13 New Studies For Military's Chronic Pain

The Goverment Wants To Relieve Veterans' Pain Without Addictive Meds

By | 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.

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Ex-Spice Girl Becomes Goodwill Ambassador For HIV/AIDS

By | 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.


'Science Cop' Says Anti-Vaccination Efforts Are Not Only Loony, But Also Dangerous [VIDEO]

By | Thu, 09/25/2014 - 12:46

"Science Cop" Jeffrey Kluger pokes holes in anti-vaccination reports claiming a link between vaccines and autism development.


Even Women Who Know Of HPV's Risks Aren't Getting Vaccinated

By | 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.

Lawmakers Could Help Increase Access To Plan B

New Bill Mandates Hospitals Provide Plan B To All Rape Victims

By | Wed, 09/24/2014 - 16:11

Access to emergency contraceptives for rape victims will expand if Republicans can agree with Democrats.

Opioid Abuse

Is The FDA Comish To Blame For America's Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic?

By | 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.


US Hospitals Unprepared To Handle Ebola Waste

By | Wed, 09/24/2014 - 10:07

U.S. hospitals may be unprepared to safely dispose of the infectious waste generated by any Ebola virus disease patient to arrive unannounced in the country.