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A new prescription drug made from CBD has been groundbreaking for kids with epilepsy. We talked to their parents about the good, the bad and the ugly ...
There's "that sense that it is going to be a cure-all. And it's just not," one mom whose child is taking the new drug said.
We got a look at the pitch deck of buzzy Silicon Valley health-tech startup Sempre Health. It reveals how a $4 billion industry is ripe for disruption...
Startup Sempre Health has raised $10.5 million to take aim at a well-known problem with people and their pills: they don't always take them.
People who are over 50 have found that cannabis can soothe the symptoms of arthritis, Parkinson's, and the effects of a stroke.
This New York doctor has been publicly urging parents not to vaccinate their children in the midst of a measles outbreak. Why is he still allowed to p...
A New York pediatrician has opposed vaccines for more than a decade, but continues to practice medicine.
Doctors are burning out twice as fast as other workers. The problem is costing the US $4.6 billion each year.
Doctors who experience burnout may quit their jobs or work fewer hours. That costs the US healthcare system billions.
The US just approved a $2.1 million treatment for a devastating disease. It’s the most expensive drug in the world.
The treatment, called Zolgensma, should last longer than a typical drug. It also has a much higher price tag.
I tried a test from troubled poop-testing startup uBiome that let me peek inside a ‘forgotten organ.’ Here’s what I learned.
I tried a gut-microbiome test kit from uBiome, hoping to learn more about the trillions of organisms in my digestive tract. I came away surprised.
uBiome’s founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-te...
Cofounder Jessica Richman presented herself as years younger than she was, in an apparent effort to be included in articles showcasing young founders.
Denver just became the first city in the US to decriminalize magic mushrooms. Here’s what they do to your body and mind.
Mushroom's active ingredient is a drug called psilocybin, which has the potential to address conditions like anxiety and depression.
Tim Ferriss just helped launch the world’s first research center dedicated to turning psychedelics into medicines
The research hub opens Friday with funds from Tim Ferriss. Scientists will explore the drugs' potential to treat mental illnesses like depression.