Have a serious talk with your children if you suspect or know they vape nicotine or THC and consult with their doctor about how to help them quit.
Photo Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily BeastSince the early 1980s, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been flooded with consumer complaints from patients treated with a popular class of antibiotics. According to reports, fluoroquinolones—a broad spectrum antibiotic that includes Cipro
The photo that flashed onto the courtroom screen showed a young man dead on his bedroom floor, bare feet poking from the cuffs of his rolled-up jeans. Lurking on a trash can at the edge of the picture was what prosecutors said delivered this death: an ordinary, U.S. Postal Service envelope. The envelope
Former Wales and British and Irish Lions rugby captain Gareth Thomas has told the BBC that he is HIV positive. Thomas says the condition has little impact on his day-to-day life given the advances in medicine other than taking a single pill every day and visiting the hospital for blood tests every six
More than 2,000 medically preserved fetal remains have been found at the Illinois home of a former Indiana abortion clinic doctor who died last week, authorities said. The Will County Sheriff's Office said in a news release late Friday that an attorney for Dr. Ulrich Klopfer's family contacted
Attorneys for eight drug distributors, pharmacies and retailers facing trial next month for their roles in the opioid crisis want to disqualify the federal judge overseeing their cases, saying he has shown bias in his effort to obtain a multibillion-dollar global settlement. According to the motion
Bouaké (Ivory Coast) (AFP) - Every time Catherine Coulibaly's 19-year-old son had to make a routine appointment with the cardiologist for his heart condition, she gritted her teeth as she silently counted the financial cost. There, he is attached to monitoring machines which send the data sent to
An estimated 1.5 million people in the U.S. have a form of lupus. Alok Patel, MD, explains what you need to know about the autoimmune disease.
An Illinois teenager who fell ill with a lung disease after vaping for over a year sued a leading e-cigarette maker on Friday, accusing it of deliberately marketing to young people and sending the message that vaping is cool. Attorneys filed a lawsuit in Lake County Circuit Court on behalf of 18-year-old
Government experts on Friday backed an experimental treatment for children with peanut allergies that could become the first federally approved option for preventing life-threatening reactions. The treatment is daily capsules of peanut powder that gradually help children build up a tolerance. The outside
The veterans were patients in the same unit, and they apparently received improper insulin injections, according to a lawyer representing several families.
If a measles outbreak continues in New York, he U.S. could lose its measles elimination status in part thanks to the anti-vaccination movement
Health authorities in Kenya on Friday started administering doses of the world's only licensed malaria vaccine to young children in rural areas facing high transmission rates. Kenya became the third African country to introduce the vaccine, after Malawi and Ghana. The aim is to reach about 360,000
Whole Foods, the grocery chain owned by Amazon, is cutting health care benefits for its part-time workers, a move that could leave about 1,900 of its employees without medical coverage. Starting next year, Whole Foods employees have to work at least 30 hours a week to qualify for its health care benefits
The absence of issues such as women's reproductive rights and the gender pay gap from the Democratic presidential debate is prompting criticism Friday from several candidates and other Democrats who argue the focus of the evening was misplaced. Harris was not the only candidate to note the absence
In a story Sept. 12 about the impact of a possible Purdue Pharma bankruptcy on the Sackler family, The Associated Press reported erroneously who founded Purdue Pharma and when. Raymond and Mortimer Sackler bought Arthur Sackler's stake upon his death in 1987 and the two brothers founded Purdue Pharma
A drinking water crisis in New Jersey's biggest city is bringing new attention to an old problem: Millions of homes across the U.S. get their water through pipes made of toxic lead, which can leach out and poison children if the water isn't treated with the right mix of chemicals. Replacing
The young Ebola patient who took his college entrance exam while being treated in isolation has passed the demanding test, to the joy of many in Congo where his story is now well-known. Claude Mabowa is among the nearly 3,000 people who have been confirmed to have Ebola in what has become the second-deadliest
The Lumineers have told their own story in "III," a 10-track concept album composed of three chapters that follows the fictitious Sparks family. While the story follows the destructive path of addiction as it enters the life of matriarch Gloria in Chapter I, the struggle faced by the family
Brasília (AFP) - Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro had a feeding tube removed from his nose on Friday, doctors said, five days after another operation on his stomach, where he was stabbed during a campaign rally last year. "The nasogastric tube has been removed and he can have liquid food,&
Sniff and search is no longer the default for police in some of the 33 states that have legalized marijuana. Traditionally, an officer could use the merest whiff of weed to justify a warrantless vehicle search, and whatever turned up — pot, other kinds of illegal drugs, something else the motorist wasn
A fire erupted in a hospital in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, leaving at least 10 people dead and forcing medical staff and desperate relatives to rescue patients from the smoke-filled wards. Hospital authorities said the blaze on Thursday evening was thought to have been caused by a short circuit
The number of reported cases of pulmonary illness due to vaping is down, but that has more to do with accounting than with any breakthrough.
New Canadian research has found that having a strong ability for learning languages may help to reduce an individual's risk of developing dementia. Carried out by researchers at the University of Waterloo, the new study looked at 325 Roman Catholic nuns in the United States who were taking part