New numbers released this week by the CDC show that people are quitting smoking at the fastest rate in 20 years.
The opioid epidemic was sparked by a 1980 letter stating that there was no risk of addiction in patients treated with narcotics in hospitals.
Through cloning and CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing technology, scientists have made the possibility of transplanting pig organs into humans closer to a reality.
Marijuana may be an effective treatment for depression, PTSD, anxiety, and serious drug addiction, but not psychotic disorders like bipolar disorder.
A year-end repor shows that heroin overdoses outpace gun homicides for the first time in the U.S. Heroin deaths outpaced deaths from traditional opioids.
Paclitaxel, a chemotherapy drug used to treat ovarian, breast, and lung cancer, may actually spread breast cancer cells to the lungs.
A recent study found that a diet high in saturated fat increases the risk of 2 types of lung cancer, but makes no mention of sugar or trans fats.
Eggs contaminated with an insecticide were shipped to the UK and the EU from Belgium, and regulators sat on the information for nearly a month.
A fertility doctor who helped a Jordanian couple conceive a 3-parent baby has been warned by the FDA that he must stop marketing the banned procedure.
Over 70 years ago, the doctor who discovered penicillin, said it was necessary to finish a course of antibiotics. A group of doctors now questions that.
President Trump’s opioid commission is recommending that Trump issue a national state of emergency over the opioid epidemic.
If you have a hard time getting your kids to eat vegetables, researchers have a suggestion for you: make them sound more “seductive.”
A fresh batch of Monsanto documents raise more questions about whether or not the company suppressed information showing Roundup causes cancer.
The largest survey to date on cannabidiol (CBD) use shows nearly half of respondents were able to replace traditional treatments with the cannabis product.
Researchers in the U.S. have figured out how to revive cryogenically frozen zebra fish by replacing their body fluid with an antifreeze molecule.
A team of scientists in Oregon have genetically modified human embryos for the first time in the United States using the CRISPR-Cas9 gene-editing tool.
In an letter to the NFL players union, the NFL offered to team up to study medical marijuana as a treatment for both acute and chronic pain in players.