- IOC ready to act if Olympic medals affected by doping Updated: Aug-03-15 3:11 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The IOC will take action against any Olympic athletes if they are found guilty of the latest doping allegations rocking the sport of track and field, IOC President Thomas Bach said Monday.
- Board: Acupuncturist negligent in giving bee sting therapy Updated: Aug-02-15 6:49 pm
ALHAMBRA, California - An acupuncturist in Southern California could have his medical license suspended by state regulators who claim he used bee stings to treat patients and didn't have an allergic reaction kit in his office.
- WADA to investigate new doping allegations in athletics Updated: Aug-02-15 5:44 pm
PARIS - Three weeks before the world championships, athletics was thrown into turmoil by new accusations of widespread doping and experts denouncing an anti-doping system compromised by leniency.
- Reno family await school district's approval to use medicine Updated: Aug-02-15 4:28 pm
RENO, Nevada - The mother of a Reno girl with a rare form of epilepsy is trying to secure permission for her daughter's school to administer medicine that could halt potentially deadly seizures.
- Cincinnati Children's gets 125-ton cancer treating equipment Updated: Aug-02-15 3:02 pm
LIBERTY TWP., Ohio - A more than 125-ton piece of medical equipment is in the process of making its way to the Liberty Campus of Cincinnati Children's Hospital.
- Maui chiropractor fined on 69 counts of fraud Updated: Aug-02-15 12:40 pm
WAILUKU, Hawaii - State officials have fined James Hattaway of Maui Family Chiropractic $7,000 for 69 counts of fraud.
- Maine gets $800,000 for substance abuse treatment services Updated: Aug-02-15 12:36 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine - Maine's Department of Health and Human Services is getting $800,000 to support substance abuse treatment and recovery.
- Music therapy classes welcome children with special needs Updated: Aug-02-15 12:08 pm
PADUCAH, Kentucky - The two boys at Harmony Road Music School banged on the drums, shook rain sticks and rattles, and tried to pick out tunes on the piano.
- A month in, medical marijuana yields mixed results Updated: Aug-02-15 11:09 am
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Patrick McClellan's first batch of medical marijuana, via vaporizer, worked like a charm, curbing the pain and muscle spasms that come with his muscular dystrophy and supplanting a combination of prescription medications that doctors say could kill him.
- Only methadone clinic in Mat-Su Valley will close Updated: Aug-02-15 10:52 am
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The only methadone clinic in Alaska's Mat-Su Valley will close in less than a month.
- Clemson pitcher Schmidt eager to bounce back from lymphoma Updated: Aug-01-15 4:47 pm
COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Clate Schmidt felt tired last winter, more tired than a 21-year-old college athlete should be.
- NY's medical pot distributors reflect industry's evolution Updated: Aug-01-15 1:19 pm
ALBANY, New York - Tie-dyed they're not.
- 1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval Updated: Jul-31-15 10:46 pm
SPARKS, Nevada - Fifteen years after Nevadans voted to legalize it, medical marijuana was sold legally in the state for the first time Friday at a dispensary in a strip mall about 5 miles east of downtown Reno.
- Michigan panel recommends allowing marijuana for autism Updated: Jul-31-15 4:11 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan would become the first state to allow medical marijuana for children with severe autism if a senior official follows the recommendation made Friday by an advisory panel.
- New York state picks 5 to grow, dispense medical marijuana Updated: Jul-31-15 2:16 pm
ALBANY, New York - The five companies picked to grow and dispense medical marijuana in New York include one run by a Minnesota physician, three with dispensaries in other states and another with a personal connection to those the state's new program aims to help.
- Medical pot dispensaries vying for space outside Medford Updated: Jul-31-15 1:45 pm
MEDFORD, Oregon - Medical marijuana dispensaries already are dueling for space in the first week that Jackson County has begun accepting permit applications to operate.
- Amgen hikes 2015 forecast after 2Q increase in profit, sales Updated: Jul-30-15 6:55 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Amgen Inc. shares jumped in extended trading after the maker of osteoporosis drug Prolia easily beat Wall Street's second-quarter profit expectations and hiked its 2015 financial forecast.
- Price hike adds to sticker shock for medical marijuana Updated: Jul-30-15 6:30 pm
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - One of Minnesota's medical marijuana manufacturers has raised its prices substantially after less than a month in business, adding to a cost that many patients are already struggling to cover.
- Pot legalization group files new signatures in ballot effort Updated: Jul-30-15 6:23 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A campaign to legalize marijuana for medicinal and recreational use in Ohio submitted more signatures Thursday as it tries to get the issue before fall voters.
- Brilinta? Brintellix? FDA warns of drug name mix-ups Updated: Jul-30-15 5:37 pm
NEW YORK - The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that some doctors and pharmacies are getting confused by the similar names of an antidepressant and a blood-thinning medicine.
- Judge denies appeal of condition for using pot for PTSD Updated: Jul-30-15 1:50 pm
PHOENIX - Medical marijuana advocates have lost a court challenge to conditions set by Arizona health officials for post-traumatic stress sufferers seeking to qualify for treatment.
- Nevada's first medical marijuana dispensary to open Updated: Jul-30-15 12:26 pm
RENO, Nevada - The first medical marijuana dispensary in Nevada is finally set to open in Sparks.
- Nevada medical marijuana patient acquitted of drug charges Updated: Jul-30-15 6:16 am
LAS VEGAS - A Las Vegas medical marijuana patient who was accused of preparing to sell drugs has been acquitted of two felony drug charges.
- Drug firm AstraZeneca reports slide in earnings Updated: Jul-30-15 4:10 am
LONDON - Anglo-Swedish drug firm AstraZeneca says second-quarter net income fell 12 percent to $697 million as competition from generic drug companies reduced sales.
- Prescription drug take back initiative set for Sept. 26 Updated: Jul-30-15 3:17 am
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Another prescription drug collection effort will be held in September.