Here's How That New Sex Pill for Women Actually Works

Sometime in the next two months, the FDA will vote on whether to approve flibanserin, a new drug to treat women with hypoactive sexual desire disorder, or lack of desire for sex. The drug has been touted as “female Viagra,” in the sense that it helps bring sex back into these women’s lives. But flibanserin doesn’t… » 6/30/15 1:17pm Yesterday 1:17pm

California Passes Bill Banning Personal Exemptions for Vaccination

California vaccination bill SB277 has passed in the State Assembly on a 46 to 30 vote. The bill, inspired in part by the measles outbreak that began last December in Disneyland, mandates ALL schoolchildren be vaccinated, regardless of their parents’ personal or religious beliefs, but still permits medical exemptions. » 6/25/15 6:25pm Thursday 6:25pm

Medical Study Finds Doses on Cannabis Edibles Are "Inaccurate"

It’s hard to believe that an unregulated industry devoted to getting people high might not be concerned about extreme accuracy in representing their products. But a group of doctors writing in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that most cannabis edibles they tested were stronger or weaker than… » 6/23/15 3:36pm 6/23/15 3:36pm

This Book Got The Author Sentenced to Three Months Hard Labor

Charles Knowlton didn’t think much of the laws of Massachusetts, at least when they interfered with his medical practice. By the time he opened a practice in the town of Ashfield, he had already been arrested in Amherst, MA for selling “infidel” books and had spent two months in the Worcester County Jail for grave… » 6/19/15 9:33am 6/19/15 9:33am

Watch Doctors Jam This Tiny Camera Inside My Knee Joint

Diagnosis is hard. Especially when it comes to joint injuries. Doctors can make educated guesses based on your symptoms, to be really sure, they’ve got to look inside. While MRI is the most popular option, it’s expensive, time-consuming, and not particularly accurate. That’s why this new, miniaturized camera that can… » 6/15/15 5:30pm 6/15/15 5:30pm