- Sports medicine pioneer Frank Jobe dies at 88 Updated: Mar-06-14 11:31 pm
- Drug firms settle with Montana for $5.9M Updated: Mar-06-14 7:08 pm
- SC bill allows cannabis oil for epilepsy treatment Updated: Mar-06-14 6:37 pm
- Vegas eyes another 6-month ban on pot dispensaries Updated: Mar-06-14 6:31 pm
- Conn. agency head: decision near on marijuana firm Updated: Mar-06-14 5:28 pm
- Senate panel advances pot extract for kids bill Updated: Mar-06-14 4:05 pm
- Lawmakers give final approval to chemo parity bill Updated: Mar-06-14 12:50 pm
- Most doctors at forum oppose medical marijuana Updated: Mar-06-14 9:01 am
- Arizona sued over rules limiting abortion drug use Updated: Mar-05-14 7:52 pm
- Washington issues first legal pot business license Updated: Mar-05-14 7:47 pm
- Proposed medical pot rules introduced in Clark Co. Updated: Mar-05-14 7:14 pm
- Patients, experts tout medical marijuana benefits Updated: Mar-05-14 5:59 pm
- Doctors hope for cure in a 2nd baby born with HIV Updated: Mar-05-14 5:15 pm
- Gene therapy seems safe, may help control HIV Updated: Mar-05-14 5:13 pm
- Bill to OK medical use of low-THC pot wins support Updated: Mar-05-14 4:02 pm
- FDA doesn't approve Lilly-Boehringer diabetes drug Updated: Mar-05-14 2:11 pm
- Nurse sentenced to probation for stealing meds Updated: Mar-05-14 10:35 am
- Relaxed rules on morning-after pill raise concerns Updated: Mar-05-14 10:31 am
- Ill. officials link antibiotics misuse, superbugs Updated: Mar-05-14 4:06 am
- Minn. House committee OKs medical-marijuana bill Updated: Mar-05-14 2:23 am
- WVa House panel limits cold medicine buys for meth Updated: Mar-05-14 12:34 am
- Oregon House panel OKs temporary dispensary bans Updated: Mar-04-14 10:35 pm
- 1st Washington pot license goes to guy named Green Updated: Mar-04-14 8:01 pm
- Senate OKs bill letting landlords ban medical pot Updated: Mar-04-14 7:08 pm
- $30M worth of cocaine seized near Puerto Rico Updated: Mar-04-14 5:48 pm
LOS ANGELES - Dr. Frank Jobe, a pioneering orthopedic surgeon who was the first to perform an elbow procedure that became known as Tommy John surgery and saved the careers of countless major league pitchers, died Thursday. He was 88.
HELENA, Montana - Subsidiaries of Johnson & Johnson have agreed to pay $5.9 million to settle a lawsuit with Montana over how an anti-psychotic drug was marketed, state Attorney General Tim Fox said Thursday.
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - People suffering from severe epilepsy could legally use oil derived from marijuana under a bill advanced Thursday in the South Carolina House.
LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas City Council is considering extending a moratorium on medical marijuana dispensaries that is set to expire later this month.
HARTFORD, Connecticut - Connecticut's consumer protection commissioner said Thursday he remains confident in how his agency has vetted the state's newly selected medical marijuana producers, despite recently learning an employee at one firm had previously lost his license to run a marijuana facility in Colorado.
SALT LAKE CITY - A Senate committee Thursday unanimously approved a bill allowing Utah parents of children with severe epilepsy to legally obtain a marijuana-derived extract they say helps with seizures.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri cancer patients who rely on oral chemotherapy pills could see lower costs under legislation sent to the governor's desk Thursday.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Most of the doctors polled at a Minnesota Medical Association forum oppose the legislation that legalizes medical marijuana.
PHOENIX - Abortion providers said Wednesday that they have sued the state of Arizona to try to block new state rules limiting the use of the most common abortion drugs.
OLYMPIA, Washington - Washington state issued its first legal-marijuana business license Wednesday, launching a new phase in the state's ambitious effort to regulate a market that has been illegal for more than 75 years.
LAS VEGAs - Clark County commissioners have taken a first look at regulations that could allow for medical marijuana dispensaries in its unincorporated areas.
DES MOINES, Iowa - Patients and medical experts told Iowa lawmakers Wednesday about the positive uses of medical marijuana, arguing the medical community and public could benefit from the drug.
A second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment - in this instance, four hours after birth.
Scientists have modified genes in the blood cells of HIV patients to help them resist the AIDS virus, and say the treatment seems safe and promising. The results give hope that this approach might one day free at least some people from needing medicines to keep HIV under control, a form of cure.
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Peyton and Holley Moseley are torn between desperately wanting to help control their adopted daughter RayAnn's seizures and risking losing her if they do.
NEW YORK - Drugmakers Eli Lilly and Boehringer-Ingelheim said Tuesday that the Food and Drug Administration didn't approve their diabetes treatment empagliflozin because of concerns about a facility where the drug will be made.
MANKATO, Minnesota - A nurse who pleaded guilty to stealing pain medication from patients at the Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato has been sentenced to probation and home detention.
BLOOMINGTON, Indiana - The Food and Drug Administration has decided that generic versions of the morning-after contraceptive Plan B can now be sold over the counter to girls of any age, but at least one Bloomington pharmacist says he will not sell Plan B, or a generic version of Plan B, to girls as young as 11 or 12.
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois health officials say most antibiotics prescribed in hospitals and nursing homes are unnecessary and their overuse has led to an increase in deadly superbugs.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Mothers tearfully described how their babies suffered as many as 100 seizures a day before receiving marijuana treatment as they begged lawmakers late Tuesday to legalize the drug for medical use in Minnesota.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Consumers would be limited to buying 24 grams of cold medicine each year, half what's currently allowed, under legislation approved by lawmakers late Tuesday that is aimed at curbing methamphetamine production in West Virginia.
SALEM, Oregon - A state House committee has approved a compromise measure that would allow Oregon communities to ban medical marijuana facilities, but only temporarily.
SEATTLE - Washington state's first legal marijuana license is going to a guy named Green.
LANSING, Michigan - Landlords would have greater authority to ban tenants from smoking or growing medical marijuana under a bill that passed the state Senate on Tuesday.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Federal authorities in Puerto Rico have seized $30 million worth of cocaine and charged two men with drug smuggling.