An alarming number of teams are trying steroids in hopes of improving their athletic prowess or their appearance.
About 50 Americans die every day from a prescription drug overdose — a tally that, in most states, turns out to be more than deaths from car accidents.
Public Health – Seattle & King County has found that six Seattle hookah bars are violating the state’s law banning public smoking and ordered them to stop allowing smoking on their premises.
School districts across the country are demonstrating a range of improvements in terms of nutrition, exercise and tobacco policies.
Many private insurance companies and state Medicaid agencies across the country impose sharp limitations on access to medications used in the treatment of the addiction to prescription painkillers known as opioids.
Programs that promote several health lifestyle factors, such as diet and exercise, significantly lowered the risk of a fatal heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular event in people with coronary heart disease.
Every three minutes a woman goes to an emergency department for prescription painkiller abuse or misuse. Everyday about 18 women die of a prescription painkiller overdose.
The Washington State Board of Naturopathy and the Department of Health has charged naturopathic physician Jeffrey T. Moore, with “providing sub-standard care in authorizing medical marijuana to patients.”
Fifteen Pierce County employers will team up with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to promote employee health through worksite wellness programs.
The majority of surveyed teens who were prescribed medications, including those with abuse potential, had unsupervised access to them in the home.
Under the health reform law, insurers can charge smokers 50% more for coverage. But in Massachusetts, advocates want to snuff out higher premiums for smokers
Nationally, about 13,500 infants were born with drug withdrawal symptoms in 2009, about one baby each hour, according to a 2012 study from the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Proponents of legalized recreational marijuana touted millions in taxes that could be collected. But don’t count that money yet.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day which will take place on Saturday, April 27, 2013, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.