It's a notion that might fly under the radar a bit, but not all prisons are state or federally run. Some corrections facilities are in effect outsourced to private firms. Julia explains.
'Good' bacteria inside the holiday food favorite produces medicine that can kill roughly half of all infectious bacteria.
If you're already intelligent, but you decide you need to take a "smart drug" like Modafinil anyway, you might be in for a surprise, as new research suggests it could make you stupider. Tara explains.
Using marijuana daily for four years or longer may be related to certain changes in the brain, according to new research.
About 50,000 people a year die due to drug-resistant bacteria. Fortunately, help may be on the way in the form of a new drug being developed in Sweden that could both treat severe infections and also eliminate new strains of infectious bacteria.
Demand for Ebola samples is high among scientists developing treatments, but fear of exposure is holding up transportation of samples. Continue reading →
Laci Green reports on a new addiction study of more than 100 adolescents, with results that might surprise the "weed isn't addictive" crowd.
Apparent heroin overdoses may actually be overdoses of acetyl fentanyl, an opiate that is mixed into street drugs marketed as heroin. Continue reading →
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