The FDA received high marks this week for calling teenage use of e-cigarettes like Juul an 'epidemic,' but in pointing the finger at makers of addictive nicotine vaping products, the FDA neglected a key culprit in the health crisis: itself. » Read More
By: Angelica LaVito
Over the past year, the number of high school students who have used e-cigarettes in the past 30 days has skyrocketed about 75 percent, preliminary federal show. » Read More
By: Charles Ornstein and Katie Thomas
Paige.AI promised to transform how cancer is diagnosed with application of AI and health care. Their advantage, though, was access to 25 million patient tissue slides through Sloan Kettering as well as investors from the cancer center holding stake in the start-up. The arrangement has sparked outrage and caused resignations, The New York Times reports. » Read More
By: Wayne Hochwarter, professor of Organization Behavior, Florida State University
The stress of our increasingly divisive politics is affecting worker health, productivity and relationships with colleagues. Managers need to get their heads out of the sand and address the problem head-on. » Read More
The number of people projected to have Alzheimer's disease or dementia in the United States is expected to double by 2060, says a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. USAToday reports.
Former NYSE President Tom Farley described Tilray's wild moves as akin to a "video game," but said Tilray and its fellow marijuana stocks wouldn't be so volatile if there were just more of them listed.
CVS CEO Larry Merlo is, in a way, disrupting and rewriting the business model for his drugstore chain before someone else does.
Some manufacturers have said the agency's requirement that any new e-cigarettes must undergo review before entering the market prevents them from introducing new products that could curb youth use.
Previous studies have looked at the risks of occasional marijuana use, but regular use is increasingly common as it's legalized, Gottlieb said. "I think that's going to create a different set of risks," especially among teens, he said.
Young mosquitoes who eat even small pieces of plastic could be contaminating other insects and mammals, the microplastic could then be transferred to whatever might eat that mosquito, including birds, which is a problem, USA Today reports.
As the cannabis industry grows in other parts of the world, Amsterdam finds itself playing catch-up.
Canadian marijuana stocks are overvalued, because they are still just commodities, Sean Stiefel, founder and cannabis portfolio manager of Navy Capital, told CNBC on Wednesday.
British American Tobacco CEO Nicandro Durante will leave the tobacco giant on April 1, 2019, the company said in a statement on Wednesday.
First it was "helicopter parents." Now, here's the new thing you don't want to be: A "lawnmower parent." These are parents who go to whatever lengths necessary to help their kids dodge adversity, struggle, or failure, USA Today reports.
The company known for its wearable fitness trackers is launching a new platform called Fitbit Care that connects users with coaches to help them achieve health goals, including weight loss, and manage chronic diseases, Fitbit announced Tuesday.
Hyperspectral imaging, a technology used by the U.S. space agency, may offer a major step forward in food testing to prevent wastage.
AbbVie shares fell almost 3 percent on Tuesday following a lawsuit by the California Department of Insurance alleging that the pharmaceutical company gave health-care providers kickbacks to prescribe its arthritis drug Humira.
Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed and tested a way to block cocaine craving and addiction, protecting addicts from high doses that would otherwise be deadly.
Paul Singer of Elliott Management could be mulling a bid at a lower price, according to the New York Post.
More people are being born in the world's poorest countries, which could halt the decline in the number of extremely poor people and possibly even cause the number to increase, Bill and Melinda Gates wrote in their second "Goalkeepers" report.