Byline: By MATTHEW PERRONE

WASHINGTON — U.S. women will soon have another drug option designed to boost low sex drive: a shot they can give themselves in the thigh or abdomen...

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials are investigating whether electronic cigarettes may trigger seizures in some people who use the nicotine-vaping...

E-cigs most effective in quit-smoking study

1/30/19

WASHINGTON — A major new study provides the strongest evidence yet that vaping can help smokers quit cigarettes, with e-cigarettes proving nearly...

No easy answer for teens hooked on vaping

1/16/19

WASHINGTON — The nation’s top health authorities agree: Teen vaping is an epidemic that now affects some 3.6 million underage users of Juul and...

Surgeon general warns of e-cigarette risks

12/18/18

WASHINGTON — The government’s top doctor is taking aim at the best-selling electronic cigarette brand in the U.S., urging swift action to prevent...

WASHINGTON — Dr. Jeffrey Shuren was adamant: The United States would never cut corners to fast-track the approval of medical devices.“We don’t use...

WASHINGTON — Growing up amid the tumult of the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Vietnam War, Rick Doblin says he became convinced that humanity was...

Officials: Teen vaping now an ‘epidemic’

9/12/18

WASHINGTON — U.S. health officials are sounding the alarm about rising teenage use of e-cigarettes, calling the problem an “epidemic” and ordering...

WASHINGTON — U.S. health regulators on Monday approved the first prescription drug made from marijuana, a milestone that could spur more research...

WASHINGTON — Federal health officials warned parents Wednesday about the dangers of teething remedies that contain a popular numbing ingredient and...

WASHINGTON — A slim majority of Americans see prescription drug addiction as a disease that requires medical treatment, but most would not welcome...

WASHINGTON — Electronic cigarettes could be a boon to public health or a major liability, depending on whether they help Americans quit smoking or...

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