Medical Technology

Civil rights probe of black man's police shooting is closed

Jan 4, 2018

Federal prosecutors in New York have decided not to bring criminal charges against a white police officer who fatally shot a mentally ill black man during an encounter that began when the man accidentally set off his emergency medical alert device


My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice

Jan 14, 2018

The federal government says grass and guns don't mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana in a potentially uncomfortable position

US OKs 1st drug aimed at women with inherited breast cancer

Jan 12, 2018

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug aimed at breast cancer patients who have an inherited mutation in the BRCA gene

Some fans of Trump and pot feel allegiances go up in smoke

Jan 11, 2018

Conservatives in favor of pot legalization are chiding the Trump administration's recent moves as an affront to personal liberties and states' rights

Trump health pick wary of government drug price negotiations

Jan 9, 2018

HHS nominee Azar wary of broad government role in negotiating drug prices

Usage remains low for pill that can prevent HIV infection

Jan 8, 2018

Health workers are trying to popularize a pill that is effective in preventing HIV infection

Pot industry frets, then shrugs off Sessions' new policy

Jan 7, 2018

Pot purveyors are shrugging off the long-term effects of the DOJ's announcement it would no longer adopt a "hands-off" approach to states that have legalized marijuana

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