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NY Finds $1B in Hidden Transfers by Family Behind OxyContin

NY Finds $1B in Hidden Transfers by Family Behind OxyContin

The family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma used Swiss and other hidden accounts to transfer $1 billion to themselves, New York state's attorney general contends in court papers filed Friday. New York —... »

When Healthy Eating Becomes Obsessive: Doctors Warn About Rise in 'Orthorexia'
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When Healthy Eating Becomes Obsessive: Doctors Warn About Rise in 'Orthorexia'

Doctors in Dallas are warning parents about an emerging trend they're seeing in their offices: children and teens who take healthy eating to the extreme fueled by what they see on social media. They warn... »

What We Know About the US Vaping Illness Outbreak

What We Know About the US Vaping Illness Outbreak

U.S. health officials are investigating what might be causing hundreds of serious breathing illnesses in people who use e-cigarettes and other vaping devices. They have identified 380 confirmed and probable... »

US Officials Revise Vaping Illness Count to 380 in 36 States

US Officials Revise Vaping Illness Count to 380 in 36 States

The U.S. government has refined how it is measuring an outbreak of breathing illnesses in people who vape, now counting only cases that are most closely linked to electronic cigarette use. Health officials... »

Va. Community Gives Young Cancer Survivor Birthday Party of Lifetime
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Va. Community Gives Young Cancer Survivor Birthday Party of Lifetime

Whitaker Weinberger got a bright surprise Wednesday morning when he found family, neighborhoods and community members worked together to paint his Alexandria, Virginia, street yellow in celebration of his fourth... »

FDA Panel Recommends Peanut Allergy Treatment for Approval

FDA Panel Recommends Peanut Allergy Treatment for Approval

An advisory committee for the Food and Drug Administration voted Friday to recommend a peanut allergy treatment for FDA approval. The drug, called Palforzia, would be the first FDA-approved drug for treating... »

NJ Town Concerned About Lead in Their Pipes Too
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NJ Town Concerned About Lead in Their Pipes Too

After all the concern about lead levels in Newark water, the town of Belleville is raising the issue because they get their water from the city — but there is no program to fix their pipes or even hand out... »

Chaotic Talks Show Challenge of Reaching Opioid Settlement

Chaotic Talks Show Challenge of Reaching Opioid Settlement

For months, the judge overseeing national litigation over the opioids crisis urged all sides to reach a settlement that could end thousands of lawsuits filed by state and local governments. But the chaotic... »

New Jersey Parents Sue Fertility Clinic in Latest IVF Mix-Up
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New Jersey Parents Sue Fertility Clinic in Latest IVF Mix-Up

Two years after a white couple in New Jersey gave birth to a baby girl through in-vitro fertilization, they realized that she had "Asian features." Although the parents say they love their daughter and wouldn't... »

NJ Could Be 1st State to Ban All Electronic Smoking Products
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NJ Could Be 1st State to Ban All Electronic Smoking Products

As states across the nation begin to crack down on certain types of e-cigarettes amid recent reports of an outbreak of a mysterious lung disease tied to vaping, state officials in New Jersey have proposed a ban... »

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