Alabama has enacted a bill to effectively ban abortion, with lawmakers vowing to protect life from the moment of conception. But how is the state measuring up when it comes to caring for life after birth?
Posted on: 16 May 2019 | 10:22 am
A federal judge blasted UnitedHealthcare last month for its "immoral and barbaric" denials of treatment for cancer patients. He made the comments in recusing himself from hearing a class-action lawsuit because of his own cancer battle -- and in so doing thrust himself into a heated debate in the oncology world.
Posted on: 16 May 2019 | 7:48 am
New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art says it no longer will take donations from the Sackler family, principal owner of Purdue Pharma, which makes OxyContin.
Posted on: 15 May 2019 | 7:21 pm
Milla Jovovich is the latest actress to reveal that she had an abortion, while criticizing abortion bills in Georgia and other states.
Posted on: 15 May 2019 | 6:51 pm
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein announced Wednesday that the state has filed a lawsuit against e-cigarette manufacturer Juul, claiming that its marketed its products to children and misled the public about risks associated with those products.
Posted on: 15 May 2019 | 4:55 pm
Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group announced Wednesday.
Posted on: 15 May 2019 | 12:11 pm
Implementing a sales tax may help get Americans to stop drinking sugary drinks, if a new study about Philadelphia soda consumption is any indication.
Posted on: 15 May 2019 | 11:48 am
The Food and Drug Administration does not have jurisdiction over death penalty drugs, the Justice Department said in an opinion.
Posted on: 15 May 2019 | 5:01 am
A jury said Roundup gave a California couple cancer. So it gave them the largest award of any personal injury case this year and the 8th biggest in US history.
Posted on: 15 May 2019 | 12:35 am
Are we safe? That's the concern that's been in the back of neighbors' minds when they look at the looming Portsmouth Gaseous Diffusion Plant in Pike County, Ohio, Jennifer Chandler said.
Posted on: 14 May 2019 | 12:37 pm
Do you move around a lot during your sleep? Or have you lost your sense of smell? New insights into Parkinson's disease suggest that these might be the early signs of changes in the brain that mean you are at greater risk of developing Parkinson's.
Posted on: 14 May 2019 | 3:33 am
The number of measles cases in the US is now at 839 for the year, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly measles update.
Posted on: 13 May 2019 | 7:16 pm
Taking low-dose aspirin to prevent heart disease and stroke is associated with an increased risk of bleeding in the skull in people without a history of those conditions, according to a new report.
Posted on: 13 May 2019 | 3:24 pm
Multiple times a day, every day, Ron Davis sits with his head bowed, waiting outside his son's bedroom for a subtle signal that it's all right to come in.
Posted on: 13 May 2019 | 11:02 am