November 25, 2013 2:07 pm
The Google Inc.-backed DNA analysis company was told by U.S. regulators to halt sales of its main product because it’s being sold without marketing clearance or approval.
November 14, 2013 2:06 pm
Only the second-ever set of US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) guidelines on the management of overweight and obesity — and the first in 15 years — have been issued today.
November 12, 2013 2:50 pm
Scientists say that if all smokers in the world switched from cigarettes to electronic cigarettes, it could save millions of lives.
November 11, 2013 2:37 pm
The marijuana that Brandon Coats smokes under a doctor’s supervision helps calm muscle spasms stemming from a car accident that left him a quadriplegic. It also cost him his job.
November 8, 2013 1:41 pm
Regulatory policy should be based on rules that are clear, with a process that is transparent, and on decisions that are accountable and reviewable, and that are congruent with other public policy imperatives.
November 6, 2013 7:16 pm
A New Mexico man is suing police for allegedly “subjecting him to multiple digital penetrations and three enemas,” among other “shockingly invasive medical procedures” — all on an invalid warrant, all without finding any drugs — his lawyers claim.
September 30, 2013 3:32 pm
Americans throw out billions of pounds of food every year because they falsely believe “sell-by” and “best-before” dates on package labels indicate food safety, researchers have found.
August 20, 2013 3:00 pm
A 29-year-old Virginia woman with Down syndrome has prevailed over her parents in a guardianship case that allows her to live with her friends instead of in a group home.
August 20, 2013 2:55 pm
A Virginia woman prevails in complicated guardianship fight: Jenny Hatch, 29, who has Down syndrome, can live independently, at odds with her parents’ wishes, a judge ruled.
August 19, 2013 2:16 pm
New Zealand’s plan to regulate designer drugs is better than trying to ban them and failing.