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DENVER (AP) — Americans think it's safer to use marijuana than opioids to relieve pain, but they were less comfortable with children and pregnant women using pot to treat medical conditions, according to a new Yahoo/Marist poll released Monday. Two-thirds of the respondents in...
DENVER (AP) — A new national poll says Americans think it's safer to use marijuana than opioids to relieve pain. The Yahoo/Marist poll out Monday says two-thirds of the respondents in the telephone survey said opioid drugs such as Vicodin or OxyContin are "riskier" to use than...
Tummy tucks really hurt. Doctors carve from hip to hip, slicing off skin, tightening muscles, tugging at innards. Patients often need strong painkillers for days or even weeks, but Mary Hernandez went home on just over-the-counter ibuprofen. The reason may be the yellowish goo...
Tummy tucks really hurt. Doctors carve from hip to hip, slicing off skin, tightening muscles, tugging at innards. Patients often need strong painkillers for days or even weeks, but Mary Hernandez went home on just over-the-counter ibuprofen. The reason may be the yellowish goo...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dana Woldow, who drew national attention when she began a fight to rid California schools of junk food, has died. She was 65. Woldow died Monday in her San Francisco home. She had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. A mother of three and school volunteer,...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dana Woldow, who drew national attention when she began a fight to rid California schools of junk food, has died. She was 65. Woldow died Monday in her San Francisco home. She had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. A mother of three and school volunteer,...
Cook County Health & Hospitals System, which handles more than 1 million patient visits in the Chicago area every year, has seen a significant financial boost from the Affordable Care Act. The federal law — whose future is up in the air — expanded the Medicaid program for...
ROME (AP) — Emma Morano, at 117 the world's oldest person who is also believed to have been the last surviving person born in the 1800s, died Saturday at her home in northern Italy, her physician said. Dr. Carlo Bava told The Associated Press by phone that Morano's caretaker had...
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — Turkmenistan's president has signed a program aimed at pushing forward his goal of making the Central Asian country tobacco-free by 2025. The move by President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov was reported Saturday by the state newspaper Neitralny...