US officials have asked labs to submit plans for ramping up production of the experimental Ebola drug, Zmapp, of which supplies have run out. It successfully treated medical workers infected with the virus, but hasn't been widely tested for safety.
The American tradition of Halloween trick-or-treating is rife with urban myths about children being handed poisoned chocolates or razor blade-laced apples. This year, Denver police are worried about a new form of candy corruption: marijuana.
One of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies says a vaccine to tackle Ebola will “come too late” to curb the current epidemic, as the UK and other European countries begin screening passengers for the virus at international airports.
US Vice-President Joe Biden’s son Hunter was discharged from the Navy Reserve in February 2014 after failing a drug test that turned up positive for cocaine just a month after his commissioning, it’s been revealed.
Several leaked documents show that the Alaska National Guard's leadership supported a culture of sexual assault, theft and smuggling. The released reports coincide with the state's contentious gubernatorial election.
Excerpts from a proposed international trade agreement leaked to the web this week suggest that the United States is pushing for changes that would make it more difficult to get life-saving drugs overseas.
Brand new MRI scans have revealed that a 2,500-year-old ancient Pazyryk 'princess' died from the same disease that over a million women are fighting today: breast cancer. Scientists believe the young woman could have used cannabis to ease the pain.
Investors, businessmen and at least one state senator were among the 900 or so attendees that turned up at a Times Square hotel in Manhattan this week for the International Cannabis Association’s first ever conference in New York.
Illegal economic activities such as drugs and prostitution are apparently responsible for having lifted Italy out of economic recession. EU data calculations have demonstrated that the black market has significantly boosted GDP figures.