The Food and Drug Administration will hold a public hearing on regulating hemp-derived CBD on May 31. Proponents say Kentucky could benefit tremendously from the expansion of CBD in food products.
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If you take blood pressure medicine, you'll want to double-check your bottle.
There have been 21 weeks of elevated flu activity reported in the United States during the 2018-19 flu season, based on data from the weekly flu report released Friday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Nearly two decades after measles was declared eliminated in the US, the country and the globe have seen an upsurge of cases -- including adults who thought they were protected by the vaccine. Now, some are questioning whether they are properly vaccinated and whether they are still at risk for getting measles.
Researchers have 3D-printed a heart using a patient's cells, providing hope that the technique could be used to heal hearts or engineer new ones for transplants.
Should children and pregnant women be screened for elevated lead levels if they don't show symptoms? Doctors are working to determine if so and how often.
More than 250 million people -- including many of you -- are suffering from knee osteoarthritis. More than half will wind up needing knee replacement…
Researchers say seniors who aren't on guard against scams also might be at risk for developing Alzheimer's disease.
After reviewing the safety and effectiveness of hand sanitizers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ruled that dozens of active ingredients can't be used in the antiseptic rubs, but the agency still wants answers about the most common active ingredient.
Kentucky's chief justice has unveiled a statewide initiative to help the judicial system respond to the opioid epidemic that has put a strain on courts.
More people are sick from a multi-state outbreak of E. coli from an unknown source, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
The federal government is investigating an E. coli outbreak affecting more than 70 people in Kentucky and four other states.
Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri are among the states that have reported measles cases so far this year, adding to a national total that has already surpassed all of last year's and continues to grow.
Health insurer Cigna is launching a program that will cap out-of-pocket expenses at $25 for a 30-day supply of insulin, the company said Wednesday.
More than 17 million kids in the U.S. have or have had at least one mental health disorder. A new study shows that some of the problems could be due to a surprising source.
A drug safety watchdog has renewed its criticism of the government's approval of a Parkinson's psychosis medication and is calling for stronger warnings on its label for patients and their families.
A federal jury has awarded $80 million in damages to a California man in a high-stakes trial over his claim that Roundup weed killer caused his cancer.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced proposed changes to mammography standards Wednesday.
Having a loved one, or a patient, die in a hospital’s intensive care unit is painful and stressful to families and caregivers. The Three Wishes program made one man’s end of life a little less painful for his wife.
The Trump administration on Monday said the entire Affordable Care Act should be struck down,in a dramatic reversal from its previous position parts of the law could stand.
Many people are looking forward to a time when men will be able to take an oral contraceptive, but there's a challenge with hormonal birth control.
The government says 11.4 million people have signed up for coverage this year under former President Barack Obama's health law. That's just a slight dip from 2018.
Illinois could permanently legalize medical marijuana under a new proposal that also would expand the state's pilot program to include more common conditions for which the drug could be prescribed.
She was once the smallest baby born in Texas. Now, she works in the NICU of the hospital that saved her life
"I was the smallest surviving baby in the state of Texas, at the time," Tammy Lewis said. "I was born at 24 weeks. Normal gestation is 40 weeks."