The American Cancer Society is the most profitable non-profit out there, having deep ties to Big Pharma and suppressing alternative cancer treatments.
Last month, the CDC shelved plans to release guidelines for prescribing painkillers after criticism from people and groups with conflicts of interest.
Instead of locking up drug addicts, Gloucester, MA police department is helping addicts with rehabilitation while calling out Big Pharma.
According to the Pew Charitable Trusts, more than $27 billion was spent on marketing to physicians by the pharmaceutical industry in the year 2012.
There have been fewer cases of malaria in recent years, but many of the new cases are drug-resistant ones.
The attorney general of West Virginia is suing 11 drug distributors for illegally flooding the state with prescription pain pills that fueled drug abuse.
A new study reveals that people are increasingly substituting prescription medications, alcohol, and illicit drugs with cannabis.
Eight people in Massachusetts died from overdoses of a particularly deadly batch of heroin in the past week, but detectives don’t know where it came from.
Bacteria resistant to last-line-of-defense antibiotics are in the U.K., 3 years ahead of their expected arrival.
A Manhattan judge has overturned a policy that would bar preschoolers who haven’t received the flu vaccine from entering city preschools and day cares.
A new breathalyzer that can determine how impaired someone is from smoking marijuana is set to go into clinical trials early next year.
It seems that U.S. sales of medically-important antibiotics approved for use in livestock is on the rise, but so is the growth of unstoppable super-bacteria.
Mexican health authorities issued the first permit allowing 4 people to grow and use their own marijuana for recreational purposes.
The board responsible for writing rules on recreational marijuana in Alaska has voted to allow people to use pot at certain stores that will sell it.
The biotech industry has taken a beating lately, and this is evident in Monsanto’s numerous actions of late. But there is even more to the story.
Prescription drug use among American adults has more than doubled, especially medications to treat diabetes, heart disease and other obesity-related drugs.
Sarah Brison thought she was having a panic attack when she awoke in agony, but she was actually having a heart attack caused by her birth control pills.