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.

Chris Christie

Chris Christie Loses 85 Pounds, Says He's Fit To Run For President

By | Tue, 09/23/2014 - 16:42

The New Jersey governor has struggled with weight loss the past several years, but after receiving lap band surgery, he claims to have lost 85 pounds.


Stricter Smoking Laws Encourage People To Drink Less

By | Tue, 09/23/2014 - 16:00

A study delved into the complex relationship between cigarettes and alcohol and found that when stricter smoking regulations are set in place, the population tends to drink less.


Breast Milk Is Great For Babies' Health, But It Isn't Perfect

By | Mon, 09/22/2014 - 16:00

Breast milk is a potential source of cytomegalovirus in premature babies, who are among those at highest risk of infection.

Marijuana's Place In The NFL Is Questionable

Today's 'Weed Bowl' Gives The NFL Another Chance To Look Into Treating Head Trauma With Marijuana

By | Sun, 09/21/2014 - 15:26

The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks' game on Sunday will drag the NFL drug policy under a microscope.

Woman working from the beach

Why You Should Ask Your Boss To Work From Home

By | Sat, 09/20/2014 - 15:25

Your request to work from home is now backed by science.


Why You Should Find Out Whether Your Doctor Votes Red Or Blue

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 16:39

The website Who's Your Doctor proposes making doctors reveal everything, from their political stance to whether or not they're pro-choice.

Jon Hamm

What The White House's 'It's On Us' Campaign Means For Women Everywhere [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 15:53

The White House's latest campaign says it's on all of us to stop sexual assault.

Gun Rental

At The Shooting Range, No Background Check Required [VIDEO]

By | Fri, 09/19/2014 - 10:30

While background checks might stop the wrong people from buying guns, there's nothing preventing anyone from renting one at a shooting range.


Gun Deaths Still Tell A Story Of Racial Divide

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 18:30

A new study reveals the racial disparities in America's gun death rates, and Columbia University researchers are calling for a better plan of action.


Kids Eat Healthier If Mom And Dad Went To College

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 17:31

Children of college-educated parents eat more vegetables and drink less sugar than their peers, but all kids, no matter their background, did not eat sufficient amounts of whole grains and low-fat milk.

Caregiver reading to patient in wheelchair

Why Patients Who Need End-Of-Life Care Should Go Abroad

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 15:15

The Institute of Medicine proposes what the United States Health System should do regarding end-of-life care. In short, start over.

Sex Survey Requirement Gets Personal In College

Should Colleges Require Students To Give Details Of Their Sex Life?

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 14:18

One school has decided to get personal with its required sex education surveys.


Lawmaker Says He Takes Anti-HIV Drug, Urges Wider Use

By | Thu, 09/18/2014 - 09:02

An openly gay San Francisco lawmaker went public on Wednesday with his daily use of a highly effective HIV-prevention drug and urged more at-risk city dwellers to do the same.