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Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 07:54 PM EDT

FDA Warns Marijuana Company Curaleaf for Making CBD Health Claims

FDA Warns Marijuana Company Curaleaf for Making CBD Health Claims

U.S. regulators warned a leading marijuana company for making unproven health claims about CBD, the trendy ingredient that's turning up in lotions, foods and pet treats. The Food and Drug Administration...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 12:22 PM EDT

No Obligation to the Public, Opioid Distributor Tells Lawyer

No Obligation to the Public, Opioid Distributor Tells Lawyer

An executive at one of the nation's largest drug distribution companies said under questioning recently that the business has no obligation to the public when it comes to the amount of prescription opioid...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 04:42 PM EDT

Breast Implant Recalled After Link to More Rare Cancer Cases

Breast Implant Recalled After Link to More Rare Cancer Cases

Breast implant maker Allergan Inc. issued a worldwide recall Wednesday for certain textured models after regulators alerted the company to a heightened cancer risk with the devices. The U.S. Food and Drug...

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2019 at 04:45 PM EDT

Judge Temporarily Blocks New Arkansas Anti-Abortion Laws

Judge Temporarily Blocks New Arkansas Anti-Abortion Laws

A federal judge blocked three new abortion restrictions in Arkansas minutes before they were set to take effect Wednesday, including a measure that opponents say would likely force the state's only surgical...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 01:01 PM EDT

Sex With HIV Still a Crime? Updated Laws Divide Advocates

Sex With HIV Still a Crime? Updated Laws Divide Advocates

As Sanjay Johnson describes it, his sexual encounter with James Booth on Oct. 2, 2015, was a one-night stand. But it would bind the men inextricably two years later, when Booth walked into an Arkansas police...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 11:51 AM EDT

Schumer, ‘America’s Sexiest Doc’ Call for EpiPens on Planes

Schumer, ‘America’s Sexiest Doc’ Call for EpiPens on Planes

A lifesaving drug is not required on flights due to a shortage. U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer and “America’s Sexiest Doctor” want to change that. Schumer has teamed up with Dr. Mikhail Varshavski, People magazine's...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 11:48 AM EDT

New Clues in Alleged Cuba Mystery Attacks on US Diplomats

New Clues in Alleged Cuba Mystery Attacks on US Diplomats

A group of U.S. government workers possibly exposed to unexplained phenomena in Cuba have less white matter in their brains and less connectivity in the areas that control vision and hearing than similar healthy...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 06:24 AM EDT

Deadly Fungal Infections May Increase With Global Warming

Deadly Fungal Infections May Increase With Global Warming

Scientists have a new theory about the origins of a dangerous, drug-resistant fungus that can strike the sickest patients in hospitals and other facilities that provide long-term care: global warming. The...

Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019 at 07:38 AM EDT

Foodborne Parasite Outbreak Has Sickened 100+ in Mass.

Foodborne Parasite Outbreak Has Sickened 100+ in Mass.

Massachusetts health officials are warning residents to practice safe food handling after an outbreak of a foodborne parasite that has sickened over 100 people in the last three months alone. The state...

Monday, Jul 22, 2019 at 05:33 PM EDT

Study: Millions Should Stop Taking Aspirin for Heart Health

Study: Millions Should Stop Taking Aspirin for Heart Health

Millions of people who take aspirin to prevent a heart attack may need to rethink the pill-popping, Harvard researchers reported Monday. A daily low-dose aspirin is recommended for people who have already had a...

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