Fentanyl Overdoses Are Rising And Science Can’t Keep Up

Synthetic opioid formulas are evolving at a breakneck pace.

Bribery. Conspiracy. Racketeering.

Those are just three of the accusations that federal prosecutors leveled against two Alabama physicians in April as part of a 22-count criminal indictment...

Finding A Cure Wouldn’t Mean We’ve Defeated Cancer

While Joe Biden’s moonshot initiative is admirable, it partly misses the point.

WebMD wasn’t a research option when Ivy Brown was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 1974, so her mother looked up her 12-year-old daughter’s condition the old-fashioned way, in a hardcover medical volume...

Lead Poisoning Is Still A Public Health Crisis For African-Americans

There is no such thing as a 'safe' lead level.

Before Freddie Gray died of spinal injuries he received in police custody, sparking weeks of protest in his native Baltimore and around the country, he was a “lead kid,” one of thousands of children in the city with toxic levels of lead...