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The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 6:02 pm
More than 11,200 calls concerning children's exposure to buprenorphine, an opioid medication used to treat opioid use disorder, were made to US poison control centers from 2007 to 2016, a new study found. Eighty-six percent of the exposures were in children below the age of 6; 89% of the exposures were unintentional.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 3:30 pm
Posted: June 25, 2018, 12:18 am
A pediatrician in Colorado examines young children newly separated from their parents and shares her observations with CNN. She says that while their physical condition was fine, emotionally "they were the opposite of stable."
Posted: June 21, 2018, 5:08 pm
An Arizona woman has criticized Walgreens on social media, saying a pharmacist at the chain refused to fill her prescription for a medicine prescribed to induce miscarriage after she was told her 9-week-old fetus had stopped developing.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 3:10 pm
Learning that a child is seriously -- or even terminally -- ill is overwhelming and life-changing.
Posted: June 25, 2018, 8:14 am
In selfies, a woman documented a lump under her skin for weeks before doctors were able to remove it -- and it didn't stay in one place, according to a case report in the New England Journal of Medicine.
Posted: June 22, 2018, 3:32 pm
With all eyes on the United States and North Korea, experts warn that biological warfare could be more catastrophic than a nuclear attack.
Posted: June 21, 2018, 2:09 pm
Pride Month offers numerous events where members of the LGBT community can celebrate who they are.
Posted: June 22, 2018, 1:03 pm
Posted: June 22, 2018, 2:22 pm
Doctors don't know what causes Alzheimer's or how to treat it best, but they have new evidence to suggest that a common virus may play a role in who gets it. The study, out Thursday, is running in the journal Neuron. It suggests the human herpes virus, 6A and 7 to be specific, may have a role in the disease that robs people of their memory and cognitive functions.
Posted: June 21, 2018, 11:29 pm
Although he's older than the Giza pyramids and Stonehenge, the 5,300-year-old mummy of Otzi the Tyrolean Iceman continues to teach us things.
Posted: June 21, 2018, 8:22 am
A former nursing student murdered her parents before killing herself on Father's Day, according to Hong Kong police, who suggested her skin condition may have motivated the attack.
Posted: June 20, 2018, 9:42 am
Most of the time when you hear me talking about food, I am talking about the food we eat. But a few years ago, I realized I needed to talk more about the food we DON'T eat.
Posted: June 23, 2018, 12:59 am
Koko, the gorilla who mastered sign language and showed the world what great apes can do, has died.
Posted: June 21, 2018, 5:25 pm
The terror crept over Khumbulani Shandu.
Posted: June 18, 2018, 3:14 pm
Hundreds of FBI officials in dark suits bowed their heads in a Virginia chapel Friday as a pastor offered a prayer to God: "Your son gave his life so that we may live."
Posted: June 18, 2018, 10:51 am
Warning signs have been posted in theaters across the United States for fans with photosensitive epilepsy. The animated movie contains scenes of flashing lights.
Posted: June 19, 2018, 8:41 am
The World Health Organization no longer classifies transgender people as mentally ill.
Posted: June 20, 2018, 3:39 pm
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