Doctors are now able to prescribe medical-grade heroin to severely addicted patients who haven’t been able to get clean via other methods.
France is set to be the first country in the world to ban non-biodegradable plastic cutlery, but many companies are opposed.
A sinkhole has been leaking radioactive water into Florida’s drinking supply, and the company responsible has concealed it for weeks.
A Connecticut toddler is carrying an antibiotic-resistant form of E. coli, making her the 4th person in the U.S. found to be harboring the superbug.
An assessment by India’s Environment Ministry shows thatGM mustard is nutritionally equal to standard mustard and poses no health or environmental threats.
An embattled pharmaceutical company that manufactures fentanyl donated $500,000 to stop marijuana from being legalized in Arizona.
The U.K. government announced on September 3 that it would require cosmetics companies to phase out microplastics in their products by the end of 2017.
In November, residents of Denver, Colorado, will vote on whether marijuana consumption should be permitted in some indoor venues.
The FDA has given companies a year to remove 19 antibacterial chemicals from hand soaps and body washes, including triclosan, a potential hormone disruptor.
News broke that the DEA will temporarily ban Kratom, an herbal supplement used for issues like chronic pain, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Soda taxes are highly controversial, but the tax implemented in Berkeley, California, 5 months ago, has been successful in reducing sugar consumption.
A European study indicates that giving babies raw milk significantly lowers the incidence of many childhood infections, including ear infections.
Traces of glyphosate have been found in some Nature Valley granola bars, and consumers say the company’s “natural” label is deceptive.
President Obama expanded a national marine monument in Hawaii last week that is home to some of the rarest, most endangered species on the planet.
Things are progressing quickly in Pennsylvania since medical marijuana was legalized there in April, giving children some access.
The attorney general of Kentucky filed a civil lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson over the way it marketed its transvaginal mesh products.
Thousands of lives across 20 U.S. cities would be saved, and thousands of serious health problems could be prevented with tighter air pollution standards.