September 17, 2013 4:25 pm
The Centers for Disease Control on Monday confirmed a link between routine use of antibiotics in livestock and growing bacterial resistance that is killing at least 23,000 people a year.
August 26, 2013 12:56 pm
The inclusion of women, different racial and ethnic groups, and children is extremely important in clinical research to understand who is affected by a given disease or condition and to develop the appropriate treatments.
August 8, 2013 4:31 pm
Dr. Sanjay Gupta has been working on a new documentary called “Weed” about why scheduling marijuana as a schedule 1 substance is bad.
August 8, 2013 4:29 pm
First it was bars, restaurants and office buildings. Now the front lines of the ‘‘No Smoking’’ battle have moved outdoors.
July 18, 2013 4:48 pm
The (FDA) formally revoked a 1967 policy that prohibited the sale of feed contaminated with Salmonella. As a result of this policy change the agency will allow feed known to be contaminated with Salmonella to be fed to pigs, chickens and cattle.
July 12, 2013 2:00 pm
The United States is falling behind its economic peers in most measures of health, despite making gains in the past two decades, according to a sweeping study of data from 34 countries.
June 12, 2013 1:56 pm
A New England Journal of Medicine study argues that it’s fundamentally unethical for businesses, even ones in the business of healthcare provision, to refuse to hire candidates just because they smoke.
May 30, 2013 2:03 pm
The global war on drugs is fuelling a hepatitis C pandemic causing millions of needless infections, the Global Commission on Drug Policy has warned.
May 29, 2013 1:38 pm
A measles outbreak in the New York is prompting bioethicist Art Caplan to wonder about the consequences of parents choosing not to vaccinate their children.
May 20, 2013 1:59 pm
The organization on Friday released a 200-page report advocating the decriminalization of drug use as a strategy to reduce violence associated with drug trafficking and to better treat addicts afflicted with chronic behavioral health problems.