The CDC said Monday that the Zika virus is scarier than they first realized, linking brain and spinal cord inflammation and infections to the mosquito-borne disease.
A group of doctors and academics are calling on the federal government to decriminalize marijuana use for both medical and recreational uses.
Three officials have been charged for their alleged roles in the Flint water crisis, and many more people are expected to face charges.
The USDA has rejected claims filed by 2 Idaho families who claim their cows were poisoned after eating hay contaminated with methyl bromide.
The Cornucopia Institute and 2 of its members have filed a lawsuit against the USDA and Tom Vilsack, alleging unqualified individuals were appointed to determine what is “organic.”
After more than 2 years, much political infighting, and numerous changes, Gov. Tom Wolf has signed Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana bill into law.
The DEA could reschedule marijuana this summer, in spite of agency head Chuck Rosenberg, who said in November that weed is “bad and dangerous.”
Medical marijuana activists are hopeful that Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana bill will pass the House, but are still fearful lawmakers could still kill it.
A recently-released study says that PCB contamination of dolphin and whale habitats have caused entire populations to vanish. Extinction may be coming.
The American Nurses Association weighed in on products with the ‘natural’ label, telling the FDA that products containing genetically modified ingredients should not be labeled ‘natural.’
TEPCO, the utility that runs the crippled Fukushima nuclear plant in Japan, is waiting for government clearance to dump irradiated water into the ocean.
European Parliament members symbolically gave urine samples this week to test for glyphosate ahead of a vote on whether to re-license the RoundUp chemical.
Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell says food manufacturers who “willfully violate” the state’s GMO labeling law, set to go into effect July 1, will be hit in the wallet.
Whoopi Goldberg and Maya Elisabeth inspired NJ lawmakers to propose adding menstrual cramps to the list of approved conditions for medical marijuana.
The US National Pork Board will implement guidelines January 1, 2017 that aimed at reducing antimicrobial resistance.
Chinese researchers claim to have genetically modified human embryos for the 2nd second time, making them “HIV-proof.”
The California state Senate passed a bill raising the smoking age from 18 to 21, but a new study suggests it might do little to reduce nicotine addiction and deaths.