Many soldiers returning from combat bear visible scars, or even lost limbs, caused by blasts from improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. However, some servicemen also return with debilitating hidden injuries...

Can medical marijuana help to fight the opioid epidemic? Many believe that it can. But a new study finds that people who use medical marijuana actually have higher rates of medical and non-medical prescription...

April 1st marks federally sanctioned Donate Life Month. Throughout the month, LifeLink of Florida honors the spirit of those individuals who make transplants possible—organ, tissue and eye donors. We...

In a follow-up on the dangerous synthetic cannabinoids situation in Illinois, state health officials are  reporting the death of an individual who experienced severe bleeding and reported using synthetic...

The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) is warning people about the dangers of synthetic cannabinoids -often called fake weed, K2 and spice- after a number of people in Chicago who used...

Donate Life Florida (DLF), a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering the public to save and enhance lives through organ, tissue and eye donation, announced a new record today. Ten million Floridians...

While a disease is considered rare if it affects less than 200,000 people in the United States, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), having one of these diseases is not rare at all. One...

Data from a new study led by University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center researchers shows that repurposing drugs used to treat leukemia has promise for preventing melanoma metastasis. Published in Science...

New tests which can indicate autism in children have been developed by researchers at the University of Warwick. The academic team who conducted the international research believe that their new blood...

As the national conversation about marijuana legalization continues, an important question is how changing marijuana policy may influence use of other substances, such as alcohol. A new study, led by researchers...