The drug Percocet was reportedly found in Prince’s possession when his body was discovered, but doctors said it’s still possible that the flu caused his death.
The pot supplied by the US government to medical researchers is far less potent than what most Americans can buy from their local dealer or dispensary.
Scientists are learning more than ever before about the microscopic bacteria, fungi, and viruses we carry with us everywhere.
The US health agency confirmed that the mosquito-borne virus causes babies to have abnormally small heads, and said it could just be “the tip of the iceberg.”
A treatment called Vasalgel uses a polymer injection to block sperm and works like reversible vasectomy, while the drug Gendarussa would be taken a few hours before intercourse to keep targeted muscles from pushing semen forward.
Air pollution causes and estimated 16,000 premature births a year in the United States, costing billions of dollars, new research shows.
Health experts from around the world authored a report on the excesses of the drug war that they hope will encourage officials to undo some of this damage at the coming UN General Assembly Special Session on Drugs.
More than 4,700 people have been arrested under Virginia's "habitual drunkard" law, which makes it a crime for them to buy, consume, or possess alcohol.
The barriers to becoming a doctor that many minorities face start early and last into medical school. The results include ongoing racial health disparities — and fewer black students applying to med school today than 40 years ago.
Federal records indicate that a North Carolina hospital restrained psych patients 800 hours out of every 1,000 hours. The hospital says it's not true, but declined to give us another estimate.
Antibiotics-resistant bacteria are growing due to evolution sped up by improper prescribing. They kill around 23,000 Americans each year, and we're running out of alternative treatments.
One type of antibiotic-related delirium results in seizures and involuntary muscle contractions, while another results in a state which resembles drug-induced psychosis from cocaine.