Hundreds of military veterans received free marijuana during a special giveaway in Denver designed to show that pot can help ease their pain.
A new study has found that patients prescribed a generic statin are more likely to stick to their medication regimen than those treated with a brand-name drug.
About 27 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis that can occur in any joint of the body.
A new study suggests that doctors in many hospitals are unnecessarily prescribing multiple antibiotics for several days when just one would do the job.
People age 65 and older should get two separate vaccines to protect against pneumonia and other infections starting this fall, a change of decades-old advice, according to new health guidelines.
Comedian Joan Rivers was admitted to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City Thursday in critical condition, after reportedly undergoing a minor endoscopic procedure at a medical clinic.
Neuroscientists found that extremely low doses of a compound found in marijuana may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
There is a lot of confusion surrounding expiration dates on over-the-counter and prescription drugs.
Could treating an infant with antibiotics cause them to gain weight decades later?
Novartis has signed a licensing deal to hand over its experimental tuberculosis (TB) drugs to the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development, joining a growing Big Pharma retreat from antibiotics.