Connecticut adds 31st condition to medical marijuana program
A new condition can now be treated with medical marijuana in Connecticut.
A new condition can now be treated with medical marijuana in Connecticut.
Michelle Obama says she felt alone after a miscarriage 20 years ago and she and Barack Obama underwent fertility treatments to conceive their two daughters, according to her upcoming memoir.
Thailand’s legislature has officially proposed allowing the licensed medical use of marijuana, making it a potential trailblazer in Asia.
The revelations come ahead of her memoir ‘‘Becoming,’’ where she writes openly about growing up in Chicago, confronting racism in public life, and becoming the country’s first black first lady.
Toxic smog shrouded the Indian capital as air quality plummeted to hazardous levels Thursday after tens of thousands of people set off a multitude of firecrackers to celebrate Diwali.
An Ohio physician and medical professor believes medical cannabis should be used to treat opioid addiction in a state that saw a record number of overdose deaths last year.
Consultants hoping to advise Maine on recreational marijuana sales have extra time to apply.
The decision came over objections from critics who fear the pill will be abused.
A large and costly experiment found positive but relatively modest evidence that radio waves from some types of cellphones could raise the risk that male rats develop brain cancer.
Police said they found the 10-foot long, 150-pound “pilfered intestine” inside a vacant house.
An additional ‘‘medically fragile child’’ who had a confirmed case of adenovirus at the Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation died Saturday night, the state’s health department said.
Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman on the Supreme Court, announced Tuesday that she has the beginning stages of dementia, “probably Alzheimer’s disease.”
LGBT leaders were angered by a report that the Trump administration is considering a new definition of gender that would deny civil rights protections to transgender Americans.
Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the epicenter of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak.
The school announced a tentative agreement for a class-action settlement of claims involving alleged sexual harassment and abuse by a gynecologist who treated hundreds of students over decades.
Surveillance video shows an off-duty Chicago police officer shooting and wounding an unarmed autistic black man, contradicting an initial police description of an armed confrontation and echoing devastating dashcam video evidence against a white Chicago officer who claimed Laquan McDonald tried to stab him before he fatally shot the black teen.
Trump is on a rally blitz as he tries to stave off Democratic gains; New York’s Cuomo blasts Trump and Republicans in protest clash.
A small but growing proportion of the youngest children in the U.S. have not been vaccinated against any disease, worrying health officials.
A 2-year-old Nebraska boy was killed and his sister was injured when wind tore a giant inflatable from its moorings and tossed it 30 feet in the air.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he might have cancer and added that “I don’t know where I’m now physically” as he awaited the result of recent medical tests.
Lawmakers from Poland’s conservative ruling party have approved further parliamentary discussion over a controversial plan to abolish compulsory vaccinations for children, including those against serious diseases such as polio, measles, tuberculosis, rubella and whooping cough.
Doctors in South Africa say they transplanted part of a liver from a mother with HIV to her critically ill but HIV-negative child, concluding that the chance to save a life outweighed the risk of virus transmission.
With a contemptuous grin, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday called a former double agent who was sickened by a military grade nerve agent in Britain a traitor and “scumbag” — but dismissed the idea that Russia would target him in a poison attack.
Work by two scientists from the United States and a scientist from England led to the first drug used against rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, and inflammatory bowel disease.
Paratek Pharmaceuticals’ Nuzyra was designed to overcome the problem of resistance to tetracycline, an antibiotic widely used until recent years.
One envelope was addressed to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, who is traveling in Europe this week, and the other to the Navy’s top officer, Adm. John Richardson.
India’s Supreme Court on Friday lifted a temple’s ban on women of menstruating age, holding that equality is supreme irrespective of age and gender.
The U.S. government estimates that 80,000 Americans died of flu and its complications last winter — the disease’s highest death toll in at least four decades.
A new study from Finland shows antibiotics are a reasonable alternative for most patients with appendicitis.
The milestone, reported by two teams of scientists working separately, isn’t a cure; the patients walk only with assistance.
A Congolese civil society group says the attacks in the eastern city of Beni are an added threat to the city and region battling an Ebola outbreak.
Harvard University will be honoring the centennial of the 1918 influenza pandemic with a series of events on disease outbreak.
Raw sewage flows freely in some streets of Zimbabwe’s capital, posing a deadly challenge to the recently elected president who has promised the troubled country a new dawn.
The woman who killed three people and wounded others before shooting herself to death at a Maryland drugstore warehouse had been diagnosed with a mental illness and used a legally purchased gun in the rampage, a law enforcement official said Friday.
Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said Friday.
Health officials have confirmed three cases of Legionnaires’ disease at a Rhode Island nursing home.
Police say two teens accused of slashing Christmas decorations set up in an Ohio neighborhood to help a child diagnosed with terminal cancer celebrate the holiday early have been arrested.
A scientist who warned about the environmental threat of microbeads is one of six people being honored with $250,000 cash awards from the Pittsburgh-based Heinz Family Foundation.
The banned procedure was carried out on girls and young women ranging from 10 months to 24 years old in four communities.
French President Emmanuel Macron announced organizational changes at hospitals, in the recruitment of doctors, and a better use of digital technologies.
E-cigarettes typically contain nicotine, but many of the battery-powered devices can vaporize other substances, including marijuana.
A school-based survey shows nearly 1 in 11 US students have used marijuana in electronic cigarettes, heightening health concerns about the new trend.
The state confronted a spiraling statewide crisis as the storm slowly ravaged the region, flooding cities, endangering communities, and leading to more than 1,000 rescues.
The number of new users of heroin decreased from 170,000 in 2016 to 81,000 in 2017.
The Food and Drug Administration said it would hold the meeting even as its officials and several independent experts disputed the new work.
As American authorities search for answers into mysterious “health attacks” that began two years ago in Havana, U.S. and Cuban officials on Thursday renewed efforts to determine the method and motive behind incidents that have left some diplomats with brain injuries.
Active shooters with semi-automatic rifles wound and kill twice as many people as those using non-automatic weapons, although chances of dying if hit in either type of assault are the same, a new analysis shows.
The New York City mayor’s office says 10 people hospitalized after a large commercial jet arrived from Dubai have tested positive for influenza.
On social media, passengers — including rapper Vanilla Ice — posted photos and videos of a large-scale emergency response when the aircraft touched down in New York.