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.
Two companies are helping to clean China’s Lake Taihu by pulling algae from the water, transforming it into pellets, and using those pellets to make shoes.
An analysis of drinking water systems across the U.S. shows that every single zip code looked at contained some type of contaminant.
If you have a hard time getting your kids to eat vegetables, researchers have a suggestion for you: make them sound more “seductive.”
Supermarkets and dollar stores are still selling canned foods containing the endocrine-disrupting chemical, BPA, including Kroger’s and Albertson’s.
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.
Between 2010-2014, fewer people died from 3 of the 5 leading causes of death in the U.S. – cancer, stroke, and heart disease.
The World Health Organization has made the biggest changes in 40 years to its Essential Medicines List in an effort to tackle drug resistance.
Researchers in the U.S. have figured out how to revive cryogenically frozen zebra fish by replacing their body fluid with an antifreeze molecule.
Clemson University researchers have discovered that blowing out birthday candles increases the bacterial contamination on a cake by 1,400%.
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 its first progress report, Perdue Farms says it has made great strides towards raising and producing its chickens more safely and more humanely.
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.
The EPA’s inspector general is investigating allegations that a former EPA official colluded with Monsanto to hide evidence that glyphosate causes cancer.
About 15 million people in 27 states may have drinking water contaminated with perfluorochemicals that come from primarily industrial and military sites.