By Nicole Flatow on January 2, 2014
"[T]here is nothing inherent to the condition of being impoverished that supports the conclusion that there is a 'concrete danger' that impoverished individuals are prone to drug use," judge rules.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on December 30, 2013
Minnesota is preparing to begin randomly drug testing its welfare recipients, a policy that could actually cost taxpayers money.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on December 11, 2013
Each year, 500,000 people are infected with a strain of the deadly disease that doesn't respond to the drugs typically used to treat it.
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By Igor Volsky on December 10, 2013
Under the law, insurers must offer drug benefits as part of 10 essential health care benefits, meaning that millions of uninsured Americans will now have drug coverage for the very first time.
By Travis Waldron on November 25, 2013
The baseball world is outraged at Jhonny Peralta's "reward" for steroid use. But parsing the numbers shows that his new contract may be quite the bargain.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on November 19, 2013
Here's what Rep. Trey Radel (R-FL) has said about drugs.
By Sy Mukherjee on November 12, 2013
A safer, more innovative bottle may be the ultimate solution to very young children accidentally consuming medicine that's too strong for them.
By Sy Mukherjee on October 25, 2013
The FDA is moving to re-classify painkillers as Schedule II substances, which would make them harder to get.
By Andrew Breiner on October 23, 2013
An oil boom is short-term and transient, but its effects on violence and disease may not be.
By Sy Mukherjee on October 16, 2013
In September, Arizona public health officials said they were concerned that use of the toxic drug would spread throughout the country. It appears they were right.