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Report: Cancer will be No. 1 killer in U.S.

Posted: 03/11/2014 - In 16 years, cancer will become the leading cause of death in the United States, surpassing heart disease, according to a new report from the American Society of Clinical Oncology.

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Company denies drug to dying child in Tennessee

Posted: 03/10/2014 - Drug company denies experimental medicine for young boy at St. Jude because they say it would harm their ability to get the drug on the market for others.

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What's up with medical marijuana

Posted: 03/06/2014 - With 20 U.S. states allowing medical marijuana, and others weighing its medicinal or recreational use, advocates of looser laws on weed appear to have the advantage.

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Free pills from friends driving painkiller abuse: Study

Posted: 03/04/2014 - Most people who abuse addictive prescription painkillers get them for free from friends or relatives, while drug dealers are a relatively uncommon source for those at highest risk for deadly overdoses, a government study found.

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Child goes on 'bucket list' trip before he goes blind

Posted: 03/03/2014 - Faced with the grim reality that 12 year old son Louie will soon lose the ability to see the world around him, a New Zealand family decided to embark on an international sightseeing tour.

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Group warns almost 500 products contain chemical found in yoga mats

Updated: 02/28/2014 - Subway made news earlier in February when the sandwich chain announced it was removing a chemical called azodicarbonamide (ADA), which is used to make yoga mats, from North American formulations of bread. But now, a consumer advocacy group is warning people that almost 500 more food items on the market have this same compound.

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Could eating fried foods lead to Alzheimer's?

Posted: 02/25/2014 - Eating BBQ or snacking on those fries may increase your chance of developing Alzheimer’s, a new study suggests. The culprit may be a chemical released when foods commonly found in U.S. diets are heated.

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