Police found "King of Death" at scenes of two fatal overdoses in the past week in Atlantic City. Authorities advise good samaritans to call 911 to prevent heroin overdose and possible deaths.
Alexandra Laird is back in the news after giving birth to her daughter who was born addicted to opiates.
Finland has put in place policies at the highest possible level to completely ban tobacco smoking.
A 17-year-old teen died after wisdom tooth extraction. Eden Prairie oral surgeon sued for malpractice and negligence. Gallager family requested $50,000 for damages.
Maine will be the eighth state that voted to legalize marijuana. The changes approved will allow consumption of the drug on private property.
House Committee voted 11 to 1 and passed House Bill 1438. Bill allows the county or municipality to set up needle exchange programs with less involvement from the state without having to declare a public health emergency.
The controversial Theranos blood-testing company closed its last laboratory after failing another U.S. inspection.
A Michigan hospital, the Hurley Medical Center, has settled a lawsuit that accused it of agreeing to a swastika-tattooed man's request that no black nurses care for his newborn baby.
Does race matter when holding children accountable for crimes? Are judgments toward colored children harsher than those for whites? Apparently it is so, reveals a new study.
A new psychological intervention has been shown to more than halve the trauma experienced by child victims of war, rape and sexual abuse.
One in every ten state prisoner is sexually abused during confinement, says a study released last Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of female immigrant farm workers in the United States are at risk of sexual violence and harassment, the organization Human Rights Watch said in a report on Wednesday.
A New research shows that female terrorists are highly educated, employed, well-trained, and are natives of the country where they perform their terrorist acts, similar to male terrorists.
Women who have experienced diverse forms of violence are more likely to take sexual risks, according to a new study.
There is no clear evidence that having more immigrants equates to more crimes, according to a new study.