All About the Psychedelic Club Drug Being Used to Treat Depression

Ketamine, or “Special K” as its known, is a psychedelic party drug that brings on hallucinations. It’s also the next great hope for people with treatment resistant depression.

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What You Can Learn From Controversial DIY Gene Tests Like 23andMe

What can you really learn about yourself from these tests? And do you even want to know?

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Illnesses, Deaths Spur FDA Warning on Hepatitis C Drugs

Reports of deaths and illnesses occurring soon after use are prompting the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to issue warnings on two drugs used to fight the hepatitis C virus.

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Drug Company Announces They’ll Offer a $1 Alternative to That $750 Pill

Remember the CEO who raised a generic drug’s price from $13.50 to $750 per pill? Now he has some competition.

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There’s a New Way to Find the Perfect Doctor For You

Want to find a doctor who’s performed the most tonsillectomies? There’s an app for that.

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Even for Large Breast Tumors, Mastectomy Might Not Be Necessary, Study Says

A combination of breast conservation surgery and radiation is as effective as breast removal for some women with large, localized invasive breast tumors, a new study contends.

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Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year

Side effects from dietary supplements send more than 20,000 Americans to the emergency room each year, a new government study reveals.

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NY Giants’ Player Daniel Fells May Lose His Foot to MRSA Infection

Infectious diseases doctors say they’re puzzled by a serious MRSA infection that could cost a professional football player his foot.

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Dying at Home Brings More Peace Without More Pain, Study Finds

The choice to die at home, rather than in a hospital, provides great comfort to both the patient and their loved ones, a new British study says.

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How Weight Loss Surgery Might Raise Suicide Risk for Some

Troubled people who have weight-loss surgery are more likely to attempt suicide following the procedure, a new study suggests.

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