The board tasked with writing rules for Alaska's recreational marijuana industry voted Friday to allow for people to use pot at certain stores that will sell it, a first among the four states that have legalized the drug.
An outbreak of E. coli linked to Chipotle that originated in the Pacific Northwest has spread south and east and has now infected people in six states.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Hawaii's dengue fever outbreak on the Big Island isn't huge compared to other parts of the world.
The US fined Swiss drugmaker Novartis $390 million for granting kickbacks to pharmacies that recommended the company's drugs, according to an agreement announced Friday.
In a study examining compliance with New York City's new law that raised the legal age for purchasing cigarettes to 21 years of age, researchers with New York University (NYU) and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) ...
George Mason University researchers have patented a new breast cancer treatment that uses a common malaria drug to stop cancer in its beginning stages.
Traditional eye exams using lighted, hand-held instruments now done infrequently; Valuable information may be missed
For more than 150 years, physicians have examined patients' eyes with a lighted, hand-held instrument called an ophthalmoscope.
The Obama administration set the stage Friday for a national debate on the rising cost of prescription drugs, a pressing issue for voters but one that's unlikely to see quick solutions under a lame-duck president facing an ...
"Zero percent marijuana, 100 percent dangerous."
Although today's pacemakers are lifesaving electronic devices, they are limited by their artificial nature. For example, their parts can fail or they can become infected. In addition, the devices require regular maintenance, ...