The so-called right-to-try laws already are in place in eight states, including Michigan, Missouri and Arizona. About two dozen other states are considering similar proposals this year.
Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie revealed Tuesday that she has undergone more preventive surgery, having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed in hopes of reducing her risk of cancer.
The VA said it will now measure the 40-mile trip by driving miles as calculated by Google maps or other sites, rather than as the crow flies, as currently interpreted. The rule change is expected to roughly double the number of eligible veterans.
The case has attracted attention from mental health advocates who say that failing to take account of a suspect’s disability often results in unnecessary shootings by police.
Health officials suggest that if people are prone to allergies, it’s important to start medication early to prevent discomfort when the season starts.
There is still time for families in Fort Wayne to apply for a grant from Seth Rogan and his wife’s charity, Hilarity for Charity.
55 cases of HIV have been confirmed in southeastern Indiana and another 13 possible cases have been linked to the outbreak.
The Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved the genetically engineered foods, saying they are “as safe and nutritious as their conventional counterparts.”
Supporters say it would help shorten patients’ wait time for potentially lifesaving drugs.
With a decision due by summer in a Supreme Court case that could unravel President Barack Obama’s health care law, a new poll finds many Americans have heard nothing about the case.
Pets might soon be able to use marijuana under a bill introduced Tuesday in the Nevada Legislature.
The boxes have “best when used by” dates ranging from Sept. 18, 2015 through Oct. 11, 2015 and are marked with the code “C2.”
Senators Tuesday unanimously passed the right-to-try legislation that would give patients access to treatments that have cleared the first phase of the Food and Drug Administration’s approval process.
The inspector general’s office at the Department of Veterans Affairs is defending its actions after the office came under unusual criticism from its counterpart at the Treasury Department.
The new Dementia Discovery Fund will function like a venture capital fund. It will identify promising laboratory discoveries in Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.
Federal agencies set a new record for improper payments last year, shelling out $125 billion in questionable benefits after years of declines.
Attorney General Greg Zoeller announced that the settlement with Indiana, 48 other states and the federal government will resolve five lawsuits against a pharmaceutical company.
Those requesting euthanasia are mainly highly educated and between 65 and 79, the study found. Cancer patients form the biggest group.
Democratic senators would oppose a potential House bipartisan deal preventing cuts in physicians’ Medicare payments if it doesn’t finance a children’s health program for four years, senior Senate Democratic aides said Sunday.
The days are long, spent seeing dozens of patients, but are an important part of giving back.