An FDA panel has voted in favor of an opioid tablet 500 to 1,000 times more potent than morphine. The panel’s head says the drug will kill people.
Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Violated Agency Policy With His Wife's Travel, Inspector General Finds
Zinke also considered giving his wife an official Interior Department volunteer job, which would have allowed her to travel with him for free.
Flea-borne typhus, a bacterial disease that causes fevers and a rash, is reaching epidemic levels in parts of Los Angeles County.
Cook your chicken thoroughly! This drug-resistant strain of salmonella is probably widespread and has been found in multiple chicken products.
An Incurable Disease Is On The Rise In California, And Scientists Say Climate Change Could Cause It To Spread To Much Of The Western US
A fungus that thrives in dry soil and warm weather has caused a record number of infections in California. Experts fear climate change will cause it to spread across the western US.
Anti–Big Tobacco crusader Stanton Glantz settled a sexual harassment lawsuit from a former researcher. Then his center won a $20 million research grant.
The total fertility rate in the US is declining — but it’s dropping faster in urban than rural areas, according to a new report.
Acute flaccid myelitis is a potentially life-threatening condition that causes weakness in the arms and legs, usually in children.
The child, who had not been vaccinated, tested positive for influenza B. Health officials are urging people to get the seasonal flu vaccine.
President Trump Just Questioned Human-Made Climate Change In A TV Interview. Scientists Are Disturbed And Disappointed.
Climate scientists called Trump’s climate comments “disturbing,” “nonsense,” “disappointing,” and “sad.”
“It kind of adds insult to injury,” one scientist said. “There’s a heat wave, so you want a beer. But it costs more.”
Young children are more vulnerable and often have a higher risk of complications or death from vaccine-preventable diseases.
Most of these tracks are the same ones you'd want to jam out to with friends — seriously, I listened to the playlist while writing this article and it's full of bangers.
“Discrimination is just simply bad for your health. That’s no longer a question.”
Documents obtained by BuzzFeed News show the original sales pitch for the Tennessee machine in 1985. The chair has only been used once so far.
The Method That Snared The Golden State Killer Suspect Could Find More Than Half Of Americans From Their DNA, Scientists Say
The researchers want genetic testing companies to “sign” the DNA profiles they produce with a secure code — limiting access to databases by cops.
12 More Possible Cases Of A Polio-Like Illness Have Been Seen In Children In Pennsylvania And Illinois
Acute flaccid myelitis can occur after a cold or viral illness, and can cause limb weakness and difficulty breathing.
Childhood Hunger And Poverty Statistics Are Under Threat From The Trump Administration, Experts Warn
“There is not anyone else who does the kind of work done by these experts,” said a former USDA statistics chief.
Experts predict potentially life-threatening storm surges — as high as 12 feet — in parts of the Florida Panhandle.
The FDA approved the expanded use of Gardasil 9, which protects against many types of HPV that cause cancer, to include adults ages 27 to 45.
The condition can affect children after a viral infection, and causes muscle weakness in the arms or legs.
Hurricane Michael Strengthens To An Extremely Dangerous Category 4 Storm As It Nears Florida's Coast
“We know that a storm like Michael can be devastating and deadly,” said Florida Gov. Rick Scott.
The forecasts, which are from the National Hurricane Center and the National Weather Service, will update automatically.
In February, BuzzFeed News revealed a decadelong history of sexual misconduct allegations against Arizona State University professor Lawrence Krauss.
Meeting the ambitious climate target is still feasible, scientists say, but would require sweeping changes to how we live in the next few decades.
So far, 57 people have gotten sick in an outbreak of salmonella linked to raw beef supplied by JBS Tolleson in Arizona.
The Feds Just Asked The Woman Who Started A Facebook Cabbage Juice Cult To Remove False Claims From Her Website
“Jilly juice” creator Jillian Epperly has received a formal warning from the FTC, five months after Ohio authorities demanded that she send them proof of her claims.
Middle-aged women with a history of sexual assault or harassment have a higher risk of hypertension, insomnia, and depressive symptoms, according to new research.
The Trump Administration Just Quietly Adopted An “Open Science” Policy That Limits Conservation Science
The order calls for “the best available science.” Critics say it does the opposite.
The hoaxers say that gender, race theory, and sexuality studies are corrupting academia. Critics say the experiment was itself a biased sham.