After Monday, the website for the National Guideline Clearinghouse, which provides access to guidelines for practicing medicine, will no longer be available to its users -- mostly doctors -- due to a lack of funding, according to an announcement posted on the site in April.
Posted on: 16 July 2018 | 5:31 pm
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled Monday that it was not cruel and unusual punishment to put a person who is on probation in jail after one positive test for drugs.
Posted on: 16 July 2018 | 4:12 pm
A common drug used to control blood pressure and help prevent heart failure was announced by the US Food and Drug Administration on Friday, a week after 22 other countries recalled it because the drug contains a chemical that poses a potential cancer risk.
Posted on: 16 July 2018 | 1:46 pm
The southern Indian state of Kerala announced this month that it would reserve places for transgender students in the state's higher education institutions, a move aimed at easing their stigmatization.
Posted on: 16 July 2018 | 4:46 am
After months of asking, you took the plunge, and now your kid has a phone. Inevitably, soon after the smartphone comes social media (insert parental scream). For most parents, social media feels scary when they think about their kids using it. Why is it such a potential pit of despair for parents?
Posted on: 16 July 2018 | 4:02 am
An investigation continues into what has caused hundreds of visitors to a Tennessee zipline destination to suddenly develop gastrointestinal illness.
Posted on: 14 July 2018 | 4:55 pm
Alex Childress went to his parents for help with what he thought was a severe sunburn after working outside at his summer landscaping job.
Posted on: 14 July 2018 | 10:57 am
An outbreak of cyclospora linked to McDonald's salads has sickened at least 61 people in seven states, federal health officials said Friday.
Posted on: 14 July 2018 | 1:17 am
The FDA is advising people to avoid eating fresh crab meat from Venezuela because of potential contamination by bacteria.
Posted on: 13 July 2018 | 9:03 pm
Garrett Michael Matthias was diagnosed with a rare pediatric cancer nine months ago, but wrote his own obituary full of things he loved.
Posted on: 13 July 2018 | 2:35 pm
Human remains have been found in Turkey, which are believed to show evidence of child sacrifice some 5,000 years ago in an area known an as "the cradle of civilization."
Posted on: 13 July 2018 | 11:59 am
Casey Lynn takes a deep breath, pulls her boxing gloves to her mouth and uses her teeth to make one final adjustment before stepping into the ring.
Posted on: 13 July 2018 | 11:14 am
After 8 hours of deliberations Thursday, a St. Louis jury awarded $4.62 billion to 22 women who sued pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson alleging their ovarian cancer was caused by using its powder as a part of their daily feminine hygiene routine.
Posted on: 13 July 2018 | 9:33 am
An uncommon but potentially deadly disease is on the rise in the United States.
Posted on: 13 July 2018 | 6:13 am