Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US
Legal pot will roll out differently in Canada than in US

With marijuana legalization across Canada on the horizon, the industry is shaping up to look different from the way it does in the nine U.S. states that have legalized adult use of the drug.

Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap
Idaho family sues US after child sprayed by cyanide trap

An Idaho couple who says their teenage son was sprayed with cyanide by a predator-killing trap that federal workers mistakenly placed on U.S. land near their home has sued the government.

June 19th, 8:11 pm
Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban
Study: Plastic will pile up in wake of China recycling ban

A group of scientists says China' decision to stop accepting plastic waste from other countries is causing plastic to stockpile around the globe, and wealthy countries need to find new solutions.

15 hrs 47 mins ago
UK reviews medical marijuana ban after outcry over sick kids
UK reviews medical marijuana ban after outcry over sick kids

Former British Foreign Minister William Hague is calling for the government to take steps toward legalizing marijuana use.

June 19th, 4:50 am
New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot
New flu vaccine only a little better than traditional shot

Government study shows newer flu vaccine was only slightly more effective in seniors than traditional shots.

16 hrs 57 mins ago
Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine
Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine

Parents who have used cannabis to treat severe epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as the US government nears decision on drug made from marijuana plant.

June 19th, 2:20 am
Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought
Report finds industrial chemicals more toxic than thought

A government report shows that a family of industrial chemicals turning up in public water supplies around the country is even more toxic than previously thought, threatening human health at concentrations seven to 10 times lower than previously realized.

13 hrs ago
Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan pick Gawande to lead health firm
Amazon, Buffett, JPMorgan pick Gawande to lead health firm

Amazon, JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway are turning to well-known author and Harvard professor Dr. Atul Gawande to transform the health care they give their employees.

20 hrs ago
Player union blasts concussion management at World Cup
Player union blasts concussion management at World Cup

Players' union FIFPro is blasting concussion management at the World Cup after Moroccan plays after admitting that he can't remember the previous match.

15 hrs 18 mins ago
Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option
Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option

Trump administration prepares to announce a new insurance option for small firms and self-employed people.

June 19th, 12:10 am
Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up
Smoking hits new low; about 14 percent of US adults light up

Smoking by US adults hits another all-time low; about 14 percent smoke cigarettes.

June 19th, 1:10 am
Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem
Compulsive video-game playing could be mental health problem

The World Health Organization says that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition, in a move that some critics warn may risk stigmatizing its young players.

June 18th, 5:19 am
Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom
Studies show groundwater holding own against drilling boom

New research suggests drinking water supplies in Pennsylvania have shown resilience in the face of a drilling boom.

June 18th, 4:20 pm
GOP, Dem governors back benefits for pre-existing conditions
GOP, Dem governors back benefits for pre-existing conditions

A bipartisan group of governors is speaking out against a Trump administration decision that could narrow access to health insurance benefits for those with pre-existing conditions.

June 18th, 4:20 pm
Legal fight winding down in hospital hepatitis C case
Legal fight winding down in hospital hepatitis C case

A New Hampshire hospital is closer to holding others financially accountable for a traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C.

17 hrs 10 mins ago
Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's
Rendell, ex-Pennsylvania governor, says he has Parkinson's

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

June 18th, 11:40 am

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