Policy & Industry
Many states are failing to enforce proven strategies to prevent injury, such as requiring bike helmets for kids or enacting primary seat belt laws.
At one Indiana medical school, students are taught to think of their cadavers as their first patients — and may even meet their families. Critics contend this may cross an ethical line and put students in an uncomfortable position.
Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed says “more consumers will likely get burned this summer” due to the FDA’s delay in implementing stricter sunscreen-labeling guidelines
Recent studies suggest that drugs used for HIV treatment can also protect healthy people from infection. But can these medications really turn the tide of the AIDS epidemic?
On Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention forecasted that 42% of Americans could be obese by 2030. Our expanding waistlines constitute not only a medical crisis, but according to a recent story in the New York …
After an epic debate over whether to release research detailing how scientists created H5N1 in the lab, Nature finally published one of the two controversial papers on Wednesday.
Doctors are still high earners, although few consider themselves “rich,” finds a recent survey by Medscape, a physician-focused information service from WebMD.
Using a third-party online collection website, Medscape surveyed …
It’s time for spring cleaning, but before you pull out the spray bottles and solvents, researchers at the Environmental Working Group (EWG) say you should double-check what you’re using to sanitize.
Botox is a good way to smooth nasty wrinkles, but the latest studies show it may not do much to ease the throbbing pain of a headache.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) added new warnings on Wednesday to finasteride, the drug used to treat male pattern baldness and enlarged prostate, citing sexual side effects that continue to occur even after patients stop …
Yaz, Yasmin and other newer birth control pills will soon be bearing warning labels that detail the potential risk of blood clot risks, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced on Tuesday.