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.
By Susan Scutti | Tue, 09/30/2014 - 13:03
Infections with C. difficile, which can cause deadly diarrhea, nearly doubled in U.S. hospitals between the years 2001 and 2010.
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.