Shares May 25, 2015 12:29 PM EDT
The latest drug to hit the streets is flakka, a man made stimulant that is also known as Alpha PVP. Other nicknames include gravel and “$5 insanity.”
Shares May 21, 2015 07:41 PM EDT
The study found that more than a third of accidental exposures to peanuts or peanut products happen at home and that exposure to peanut products is often mishandled.
Shares May 21, 2015 07:27 PM EDT
A routinely used vaccine appears to reduce the risk of the most common childhood cancer, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and researchers now know why it does.
Shares May 21, 2015 07:14 PM EDT
A report on trends in mental health care in children and teens. Researchers found that the number of kids and teens with severe mental health issues has gone down and more young people are getting treatment that includes therapy and not just pills.
Shares May 19, 2015 05:30 PM EDT
It is easy to buy pure caffeine powder. Unofrunately, it can be easy to kill yourself by accident with it.
Shares May 18, 2015 06:28 PM EDT
Scientists are nearing the creatio of a genetically modified yeast that will produce morphine. This will change everything from drug manufacturing to drug trafficking.
Shares May 18, 2015 06:07 PM EDT
Congress has banned the use of federal money to fund needle exchanges for drug users since the 1980s and many states have bans on them. Some politicians are considering the issue.
Shares May 14, 2015 11:52 PM EDT
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted 242 to 184 for a bill that would ban most abortions after the twentieth week of pregnancy. It would ban all abortions after week 20 with few exceptions.
Shares May 13, 2015 07:17 PM EDT
Consumption of alcohol has gone down in wealthier, developed countries in the last 20 years, but dangerous binge drinking among young people has gone up.
Shares May 12, 2015 04:48 PM EDT
A survey has found that a lot of people believe that miscarriages are not cmmon and that the woman's lifestyle played a role. Wrong.
Shares May 11, 2015 01:21 PM EDT
A large Canadian study found that babies who were delivered by cesarean section were less likely to be injured or die that those delivered vaginally.
Shares May 08, 2015 04:05 PM EDT
Synthetic marijuana causing a surge of hospital admissions with symptoms ranging from psychosis to vomiting.
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