By Susan Scutti | Thu, 04/24/2014 - 17:04
The American Legion released figures for fiscal 2014's second quarter showing how some regional offices of the VA averaged more than 300 days when deciding disability claims for veterans.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 04/24/2014 - 13:27
The FDA plans to propose new regulations for companies involved with the sale or manufacturing of electronic cigarettes, similar to rules set in place for tobacco products.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 04/24/2014 - 11:29
Brown University researchers have determined there has been no increase in marijuana use among adolescents related to state legalization for medical purposes.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 04/23/2014 - 14:39
Birth control should be required under personal health plans. At least, that's what 70 percent of the country thinks.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 04/19/2014 - 17:49
Some new insurance beneficiaries of plans offered on the new online health exchanges lack sufficient numbers of clinicians, some say.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 04/19/2014 - 14:25
Though the overall smoking rate continues to fall, American adolescents and young adults are substituting cigarettes for cigars.
By Chris Weller | Fri, 04/18/2014 - 10:38
Uterine fibroids aren't always dangerous, but the process to remove them usually is, prompting an FDA warning.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:20
Dermatologists with access to free samples are more likely to write prescriptions for higher price tag medicines when compared to their peers who do not receive free samples.
By John Ericson | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 16:40
Arizona House Bill 2284 allows state authorities to conduct inspections at abortion clinics without first obtaining a warrant.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:32
A new CDC report found the number of deaths from drowning has gone down over a 12-year span ending in 2010 for all age groups except one: people between the ages of 45 and 84.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:13
After a woman complained that flight attendants turned a blind eye to a passenger using an e-cigarette during a recent flight, Air Canada has now restated their ban of onboard "vaping."
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:37
New York City’s free condom program, paid for by taxes from its citizens, has now become a profit-making business in the Dominican Republic.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 04/15/2014 - 17:00
Researchers find that, on average, people of color are exposed to 38 percent higher levels of nitrogen dioxide outdoor air pollution when compared to white people.