The big tobacco companies have suffered another setback when the draft of a WTO decision was leaked. The leak covered the world body's decision to back Australia in their decision to implement the cigarette plain packaging law.
Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay a hefty sum of $110 million to Lois Slemp for causing her cancer. The court believed that the talc and baby powder products used for feminine hygiene were not labeled as a risk to cause ovarian cancer.
Scientists are warning that long dormant diseases might make a comeback. Climate change has caused the permafrost to melt in areas where disease-causing germs may have been buried.
A study found that smoking during pregnancy does not significantly increase risk of the child having a mental illness. The mental illnesses like schizophrenia and bipolar disorder are said to be more likely caused by other factors than smoking.
A viral photo of Lucy Hellein's baby was shared over 60,000 times in just two days. People were curious though, if the baby did come out holding the IUD in his hand.
Gwen Stefani made a triumphant return to the stage after suffering from a ruptured eardrum. She was unable to perform at an event she was supposed to headline because of the condition.
Insurance companies want the practice of money back guarantees for prescription drugs to catch on. The major talking point coming out of it, is if that policy really wants to benefit consumers.
A new program called the ketogenic diet is gaining popularity. It advocates taking in more fats and consuming carbohydrates to a bare minimum.
Jimmy Kimmel's baby was born with two heart defects. William John 'Billy. Kimmel was born with tetralogy of Fallot with pulmonary artesia, which caused his heart to inadequately oxygenate his blood in the lungs.
The Powassan Virus reportedly does not have a vaccine that can work against it.
The notorious price increases of insulin and other prescription drugs have forced the Nevada government to take action. It will try to introduce an unprecedented state insulin refund law which will force pharmaceuticals to give refunds to insurers and end users if they go above acceptable rates due to inflation.
Provisions of the current school meal standards will be rolled back. Current sodium levels will be retained and whole grains will not be required in school lunches with discretion to include them being relegated to local school districts.
The 2020 Olympics is fast approaching but the anti-smoking laws still lag world standards in host Japan. A new law is expected to pass because of pressure on the host nation but with concessions to Japanese businesses.
Antibiotics use in early pregnancy have been found to increase the risk in spontaneous abortions or miscarriages. The increased risk however is considered to be small and is pegged to about 10 percent.
Restaurants all over the country will start labeling their menus with calorie counts on May 5.
Most people don't look forward to going to the doctor's office, but there are things you can do to make your trip more enjoyable. One of the best ways to make your visit more enjoyable is to work on building a rapport with everyone in the office the minute you walk in the door.