Maui medical marijuana dispensary to close temporarily

Maui’s first state-licensed medical marijuana dispensary to open for business will be closed Monday and Tuesday and will change its operating hours. Read More »

People in the US Are Drinking More Alcohol Than Ever: Study

Opioids and pot may have distracted us from the much larger addiction: Alcohol. It’s been quietly rising. Read More »

A sleeping mother suffocated her newborn in the maternity ward. Now she’s suing the hospital.

Monica Thompson is suing Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Ore., for more than $8 million. Read More »

A sleeping mother suffocated her newborn in the maternity ward. Now she’s suing the hospital.

Monica Thompson is suing Adventist Medical Center in Portland, Ore., for more than $8 million. Read More »

5 deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment, FDA says

Five people who were using an obesity treatment that places balloons inside their stomachs, have died since 2016, according to the FDA. Read More »

5 deaths reported while using weight loss balloon treatment, FDA says

Five people who were using an obesity treatment that places balloons inside their stomachs, have died since 2016, according to the FDA. Read More »

Oregon woman who accidentally suffocated her newborn sues hospital

An Oregon woman who says she accidentally suffocated her newborn baby after falling asleep with him in her hospital bed has filed an $8.6 million lawsuit against the institution, Portland Adventist Medical Center, and a nurse there, according to court documents. Read More »

Vitamin B3 may prevent miscarriages and birth defects, study suggests

Researchers from the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney call the news “a double breakthrough”. Read More »

Colorectal Cancer Death Rates Rise For Young White Adults

At the same time, young black adults see a decline in death rates. Read More »

Deaths From Colon Cancer Are up in Younger, White People

Death rates from colon cancer have risen among white Americans aged under 50 Read More »