Changes in Michigan's Medical Marijuana Laws Take Effect
New changes to Michigan's Medical Marijuana Act take are designed to ensure the drug is getting into the right hands.
Adolescents are Less Sexually Active than Perceived: A Study
Perceptions that young adolescents are more sexually active today than in the past is largely unfounded, according to a report in the April issue of the journal Pediatrics.
Eli Reimer First Teen With Down Syndrome to Climb Mt. Everest
Elisha "Eli" Reimer is the first teen with Down syndrome to ever climb Mount Everest, an act he did in order to raise more than $85,000 for the foundation a foundation that carries his name.
New Silicone Breast Implants Deemed Safer
Improvements in silicone breast implants are leading many women to revert back to the once popular device; however, the FDA warns that it's still not a life-time device.
"Disease Labeling" By Doctors May Cause Parents to Over-medicate Their Children
Whether or not a doctor labels a child's potential symptoms as those associated with a specific disease impacts a parent's decision to medicate a child.
Doctors Warn Changes in DSM May Lead to Increase in ADHD Diagnoses
The American Psychiatric Association (APA) plans to revise their language on ADHD in the forthcoming issue of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in order to expand availability of treatment.
Bee Population Declines by as Much as 50%
Honeybee deaths soared last year as nearly 50 percent of the population used in U.S. agriculture died inexplicably.
Scientists Take a Giant Step Forward in Creating a Computer that Functions in Human Cells
Synthetic biology took a giant step forward with the announcement that scientists have created the missing key to creating computers that function in human cells.
Scientists Discover First Meteorite From Mercury
Thirty-five green rocks found in Morocco last year may actually be the first known meteorite samples from Mercury the wold has ever seen.
Social Engagements for Individuals Living With Early-Stage Alzheimer's Expands
The nation's 5.4 million people living with early-stage Alzheimer's are finding hope in each other.
Trial for Cosmetic Surgeon Suspected of Manslaughter Begins
A doctor was arrested for second-degree manslaughter when a woman died during a reckless liposuction procedure.
Medical Marijuana Prescription May Be Left Up to Doctors in Massachusetts
Who will be prescribed medicinal marijuana in Massachusetts may end up a question to be resolved between patients and their doctors based on draft rules issued Friday by the state Department of Public Health.
Pharmacies Found Charging Wildly Different Prices For the Same Drug
People who don't shop around pharmacies for the cheapest prescription drugs could be overpaying by as much as $100 a month, according to an article by Consumer Reports.
California Prepares for the Affordable Care Act With New Test Program
State and government officials agreed Wednesday to go forward with a new program designed to help streamline healthcare for 500,000 low-income seniors.