An Idaho woman has lost custody of her children after she gave her three-year-old daughter a smoothie containing marijuana to cease the girl's repeated seizures. "It was my last resort," the woman said.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has requested the US Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission open investigations into “potential coordination” by drug-makers Eli Lilly, Sanofi, and Novo Nordisk in raising insulin prices.
The number of children and adolescents hospitalized for prescription opioid poisoning more than doubled over the last two decades, according to a new study. The trend is part of endemic opioid abuse in the US.
Two people were arrested in Pasadena, Maryland, and charged with multiple possession and reckless endangerment charges after authorities found drugs and drug paraphernalia at a home licensed as a child day care center.
Baseball all-stars Ryan Zimmerman and Ryan Howard have each sued Al Jazeera America, claiming the news network made defamatory statements about them in a recent documentary about doping in professional sports.
The 247 pounds of marijuana and $11,000 in cash found during a drug bust didn’t surprise York County, Pennsylvania police so much as one of the suspects did: an armed sheriff’s deputy from Yuba County, California.
Drugs originally intended to treat sick animals are now being overused at meat-producing farms, according to a Food and Drug Administration report showing sales of antimicrobials shot up 23 percent between 2009 and 2014. Now tougher FDA rules may follow.
For the first time, medical marijuana is allowed at a public school. However, the parents of a teenager with autism and epilepsy will continue their legal battle to ensure the school nurse can actually administer the federally prohibited treatment.
That which makes cancer so deadly could also be the key to killing it: A new FDA-approved therapy exploits the process by which cancerous cells multiply and spread. By introducing a special virus, cancer cells die while normal cells get stronger.