The FDA will host a contest that will allow programmers to submit a smartphone app designed to reduce opioid overdose deaths.
U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch admitted in a speech at a Kentucky high school that marijuana is NOT a gateway to harder drugs.
The UN General Assembly formally approved a declaration aimed at helping world leaders tackle the humanity-threatening problem of antibiotic resistance.
Kratom will be banned as a Schedule I substance this next week, though many are opposed. How can it be proven that it has medicinal benefits?
In the wake of toxic levels of pollution, scientists have developed over the counter inhalers to help protect lungs from the worst of it.
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.