By Samantha Olson | Sun, 10/12/2014 - 17:36
Paying your doctor to do better is a gamble patients may be better off not taking.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 10/10/2014 - 16:29
A published op-ed argues in favor of removing the barriers to pedophiles seeking help, but the very nature of the disorder and the crimes it inspires may not allow for such a dispassionate solution to the problem.
By John Fischer | Thu, 10/09/2014 - 13:09
A new study conducted by members of the Harvard School of Public Health reveals that a large majority of low-income adult Americans support the expansion of Medicaid coverage.
By Dana Dovey | Wed, 10/08/2014 - 15:21
A new study has revealed what many have already suspected: Restaurant workers experience more sexual harassment than workers in any other industry, and it's tipping that may be to blame.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 10/07/2014 - 11:58
This week marks the beginning of hydrocodone's move to the more restrictive schedule 2 drug classification, which the DEA hopes will help curb the high rates of prescription drug abuse.
By Reuters | Tue, 10/07/2014 - 10:05
President Barack Obama said on Monday that the government would develop expanded screening of airline passengers for Ebola.
By Justin Caba | Mon, 10/06/2014 - 19:00
The WHO's expert advisor on addiction combed through 20 years of data surrounding the mental and physical effects on marijuana use.
By Ben Wolford | Sat, 10/04/2014 - 11:48
A New Jersey ultrasound gel manufacturer has been selling contaminated products that have led to infections in Michigan, according to the FDA. The federal agency sought to shut down the company this week.
By Reuters | Fri, 10/03/2014 - 10:45
A federal court ruled that Texas could enforce restrictions on abortion clinics that critics of the new rules say will force all but seven facilities in the state to shut down.
By Ben Wolford | Fri, 10/03/2014 - 09:48
A stroke can cause major brain damage. But in far too many cases, doctors say, hospitals aren't giving patients recovery treatment that can prevent long-term effects.
By Dana Dovey | Thu, 10/02/2014 - 17:56
A recent editorial by the British Medical Journal's editor in chief has called on the World Health Organization to finally declare climate change a public health crisis.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 13:22
The agency is now recommending manufacturers submit plans for security updates when asking for product approval.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 10/01/2014 - 12:34
A federal judge in Oklahoma has ruled the subsidies to help consumers pay for their insurance under the Affordable Care Act cannot go to residents in states that are not running their own insurance exchanges.
By Dana Dovey | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 18:30
A new study highlights the benefits that may come from a minimum price for alcohol, suggesting that it may be an effective method in reducing the number of alcohol-related injuries and death.