Five children experienced sudden paralysis, but all had been vaccinated against polio
Lawmaker proposes that products would have to state that sugar contributes to obesity, diabetes, and tooth decay
To discourage planned early deliveries, hospitals are banning moms from scheduling births before 39 weeks without a medical reason. And it’s working.
Two cases could trigger dramatic changes in the way medications and therapies are regulated.
For the 20 states in which marijuana is legal, either for medicinal or recreational purposes, there’s a new challenge for law enforcement: judging whether stoned users are too impaired to drive.
Vermont and California are the only two states that ban kids under 18 from using tanning salons. Is it time for more states to follow their lead?
The California dairy cow that died of atypical bovine spongiform encephalopathy was discovered through random testing. See the full story on our companion blog NewsFeed.
Here’s a new one. Some Los Angeles teens are going to great lengths to get buzzed by drinking hand sanitizer.
Nail polish manufacturers are under the heat lamp after chemical regulators in California found that many polishes claiming to be free of a “toxic trio” of chemicals actually contained high levels of the toxins.
(Updated) Why is the U.S. government cracking down on medical marijuana, a $1.7 billion business — and one of the few that seems to be thriving in a moribund economy?
The global outbreak of measles is continuing to spread, with cases rising in Europe and certain parts of the U.S., including California.