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Punishing Patients Won't Reduce Opioid Deaths: A New Medicare Prescription Rule Will Aggravate Undertreatment of Pain Dec. 19, 2018

Jacob Sullum

A patient with metastatic prostate cancer tried to kill himself after he could not get the medicatio... Read More

Raise Compassionate and Responsible Children Dec. 18, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I just finished watching a piece on the news about young people assaulting others and ca... Read More

Give Children a Healthy Life Dec. 18, 2018

Daily Editorials

There was a time when a mother would hear her child cough and wonder if she would soon be praying ov... Read More

With a Grain of Salt Dec. 12, 2018

Wellnews

Patients experiencing heart failure or other serious cardiovascular issues are often advised to cut ... Read More

No Booze, Please Dec. 10, 2018

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: The adults in our family, all of whom are blessed with the necessities of life, have enj... Read More

A Wake-Up Call for the Sleep-Deprived Dec. 07, 2018

C Force

What is a person to do when two essential habits of busy health-minded Americans come into conflict ... Read More

Fentanyl Is the Latest Deadly Twist in America's Continuing Opioid Epidemic Dec. 05, 2018

Daily Editorials

The opioid epidemic has a deadly new star: fentanyl, which is easier to overdose with than prescript... Read More

Vaccine Rates Get Shot in the Arm Dec. 05, 2018

Wellnews

Since 2015, when California legislators banned nonmedical vaccine exemptions, more and more kinderga... Read More

Can Vitamin D Help Prevent Diabetes? Nov. 30, 2018

Nutrition News

Three in 4 Americans have a vitamin D deficiency, according to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic... Read More

Fighting the Myths Behind the No-Vaccination Movement Nov. 29, 2018

Daily Editorials

According to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of childr... Read More

Vitamins -- Nothing Like the Real Thing Nov. 23, 2018

C Force

What's on the menu for discussion today? The more than 90,000 dietary supplement products for sale. ... Read More

Conservative States Move Toward Medicaid Expansion Nov. 23, 2018

Daily Editorials

The American people are taking Medicaid expansion into their hands. It should be a lesson for Florid... Read More

A Friend Who Abuses Animals Isn't a Good Friend Nov. 22, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I recently moved into an apartment with a longtime friend. We both have dogs, but I was ... Read More

Parents Made a Serious Blunder Nov. 22, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I'm 18, and my brother is 19. He is a superbrother, and I love him very much. I graduat... Read More

The Costs of Caregiving Nov. 21, 2018

Wellnews

A new national poll reveals what many already know: caregiving costs, in time, money and health. Acc... Read More

Parents Just Are Not Aware Nov. 20, 2018

'Tween 12 & 20

TEENS: Would your parents be upset if they discovered that you smoked marijuana? Shockingly, they ma... Read More

'This Is Our lane.' Doctors School the NRA on America's Gun-Violence Epidemic. Nov. 19, 2018

Daily Editorials

More than 30,000 Americans are killed by firearms annually, far more than in any other industrialize... Read More

Dietary Supplements and the Search for the Magic Pill Nov. 16, 2018

C Force

In the 1985 Academy Award-winning film "Cocoon," three residents in a retirement home discover that ... Read More

Oh, the Benefits of Being Active Nov. 16, 2018

Nutrition News

Want to be healthy? Move more and sit less. It's as simple as that. Sitting more has been linked by ... Read More

Aid for Hearing Aids Nov. 14, 2018

Wellnews

The Food and Drug Administration is drafting first-ever regulations that would permit over-the-count... Read More