A panel of experts has released a comprehensive report detailing the ways in which the FDA should consider going about tackling the nation’s opioid crisis.
After many failed attempts, medical marijuana is a legal treatment for PTSD in Colorado now that Gov. John Hickenlooper signed Senate Bill 17.
A bill is on its way to the California Assembly that would ban drug companies from giving doctors gifts, such as airline tickets and lavish meals.
A recent study says that 88 percent of people who seek opinions from different doctors about a health issue receive different or revised diagnoses.
A new study suggests that in teaching hospitals that restrict drug reps, doctors prescribe more generic drugs than branded drugs.
Three of the world’s top doctors say that saturated fat does not cause heart disease, and that people are too obsessed with their cholesterol numbers.
Howard County, Maryland cut soda and fruit sales by 20 and 15 percent, respectively, between January 2013 and December 2015 WITHOUT levying a soda tax.
The maker of OxyContin is being sued by the town of Everett, Washington, which wants the company to pay for its massive opioid problem.
AnIndian urologist has been inaugurated as president of a worldwide medical-ethics group, even as he faces corruption and conspiracy charges.
Poor training, impatience, and fear of malpractice suits keeps many doctors from reporting superbug deaths to the CDC. Yes, this is a problem.
A team of British researchers may have successfully designed a new therapy that could actually wipe out the HIV/AIDS virus.
Doctors are now able to prescribe medical-grade heroin to severely addicted patients who haven’t been able to get clean via other methods.
An embattled pharmaceutical company that manufactures fentanyl donated $500,000 to stop marijuana from being legalized in Arizona.
Many people in the United States hang on to leftover antibiotics and say that if they got sick, they’d use them without going to the doctor, a new study finds.
A study found that healthcare professionals often neglect proper hygiene, and dramatically increase hand hygiene compliance when being openly evaluated.
Economist Jim O’Neill has finally released a report which lays out a plan for tackling the dire problem of antimicrobial resistance.
For the first time since OxyContin hit the market in 1996, prescriptions for opioids are down. Are doctors finally heeding government warnings?