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Thursday, Jun 11, 2015 at 04:45 PM EDT

Adverse Health Effects from Synthetic Marijuana on the Rise: CDC

Adverse Health Effects from Synthetic Marijuana on the Rise: CDC

Adverse health effects as a result of increased synthetic marijuana use are on the rise, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported on Thursday. According to the CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly...

Friday, Jun 12, 2015 at 04:54 PM EDT

Study Shows Drop in Underage Drinking

Study Shows Drop in Underage Drinking

Rates among underage drinking are dropping steadily, a new study reveals. The report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) also showed a decline in underage binge drinking.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015 at 07:39 PM EDT

Pill That Reverses Abortion Causes a Stir

Pill That Reverses Abortion Causes a Stir

An Arizona law forces doctors to notify patients of pill that can reverse the effects of the abortion pill RU46. Many are not happy with the law.

Tuesday, Jun 9, 2015 at 02:29 PM EDT

Woman With Rare, Aggressive Form of TB Sent to NIH

Woman With Rare, Aggressive Form of TB Sent to NIH

A woman with a hard-to-treat form of tuberculosis is being treated at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, and health officials are trying to track down people who may have been in contact...

Monday, Jun 8, 2015 at 04:51 PM EDT

Some Hospitals Charge 10 Times Medicare Rates: Study

Some Hospitals Charge 10 Times Medicare Rates: Study

Dozens of U.S. hospitals are hiking up healthcare costs more than 1,000 percent – over 10 times the costs allowed by Medicare – and for the same medical services, new findings indicate.

Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 at 01:55 PM EDT

Listeria Found in Alabama-Made Blue Bell: Lab

Listeria Found in Alabama-Made Blue Bell: Lab

Blue Bell Creameries is reviewing a report from a private laboratory that found evidence of listeria in a carton of ice cream manufactured at its Alabama plant.

Monday, Jun 8, 2015 at 04:21 AM EDT

Sixth Person Dies of MERS Virus in South Korea

Sixth Person Dies of MERS Virus in South Korea

South Korea on Monday reported its sixth death from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome as authorities were bolstering measures to stem the spread of the virus that has left dozens of people infected.

Friday, Jun 5, 2015 at 01:58 PM EDT

Doctors Perform World's First Skull-Scalp Transplant

Doctors Perform World's First Skull-Scalp Transplant

Texas doctors say they have done the world's first partial skull and scalp transplant to help a man with a large head wound from cancer treatment. MD Anderson Cancer Center and Houston Methodist Hospital doctors...

Thursday, Jun 4, 2015 at 07:30 PM EDT

"Viagra for Women" Gets FDA's Approval

"Viagra for Women" Gets FDA's Approval

Government health experts are backing an experimental drug intended to boost the female sex drive, but stress that it must carry safety restrictions to manage side effects including fatigue, low blood pressure...

Monday, Jun 1, 2015 at 01:54 PM EDT

Pentagon Chief to Hold People Accountable for Anthrax

Pentagon Chief to Hold People Accountable for Anthrax

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Sunday that he will find out who was responsible for the mistaken shipments of live anthrax to 11 U.S. states and two countries and will "hold them accountable." Calling...

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