'Magic Mushrooms' May Ease Anxiety & DepressionThe psychedelic drug in 'magic mushrooms' can quickly and effectively help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients, an effect that may last for months, two small studies showed.
Turning Ecstasy Into Potential Treatment For PTSD?If researchers have their way, the illegal, highly addictive party drug known as Ecstasy could become a treatment option for PTSD, post traumatic stress disorder.
Failed Study Dims Hopes In Hunt For Alzheimer's DrugA treatment for Alzheimer's failed to slow mental decline in a widely anticipated study, ending hope that researchers had finally found a drug that does more to help those suffering from the mind-robbing disease.
Election Day: 9 States Voting On MarijuanaOn this election day, nine states will vote on proposals to expand legal access to marijuana.
Johnson & Johnson Warns Diabetics Insulin Pump HackableJohnson & Johnson is warning more than 100,000 thousand medical patients who use certain insulin pumps that hackers may be targeting them.
Did Landmark Laws From Congress Enable High Drug Prices?Lawmakers are venting outrage over high prescription drug costs, but if Congress is looking for culprits, it might want to look in the mirror.
Unhappy Target Customers Want Old Pill Bottles BackAfter CVS began operating Target's pharmacies earlier this year, distraught customers have been asking for a return of the retailer's red prescription bottles, which came with color-coded rings and labels on the top.
Mylan CEO Infuriates Lawmakers At Hearing On EpiPen CostsMylan CEO Heather Bresch infuriated lawmakers as she tried to explain steep cost increases of her company's life-saving EpiPens.
Mylan CEO Set To Defend EpiPen Prices Amid OutcryThe head of pharmaceutical company Mylan is defending the cost for life-saving EpiPens, signaling the company has no plans to lower prices despite a public outcry and questions from skeptical lawmakers.
Mylan Launching Generic Version Of EpiPenMylan says it will make available a generic version of its EpiPen, as criticism continued to mount over the price of its injectable medicine.
More Doctors Prescribing Exercise, Not MedicationDoctors treating chronic health problems are increasingly prescribing exercise for their patients, and encouraging them to think of physical activity -- not pharmaceutical drugs -- as their new medication.
3 Ways To Ease Your PainOne in five people in the world are in pain at any given time. Are you struggling? Peter Bedard, author of "Convergence Healing," shares his simple tips for managing and even releasing your chronic pain.