• Atlanta Oct 23, 2018

    Desperate & Duped? GoFundMe Means Big Bucks for Dubious Care, Study Finds

    People seeking dubious, potentially harmful treatment for cancer and other ailments raised nearly $7 million over two years from crowdfunding sites, a study found. Echoing recent research on campaigns for stem cell therapies, the findings raise more questions about an increasingly popular way to help pay for costly, and sometimes unproven, medical care. Soliciting money on GoFundMe and other sites...

  • CEO Aug 7, 2018

    Experts Question Benefits of Fluoride-Free Toothpaste

    Dental health experts worry that more people are using toothpaste that skips the most important ingredient — fluoride — and leaves them at a greater risk of cavities. Most toothpastes already contain fluoride. While health authorities recognize fluoride as a cavity blocker, the internet is dotted with claims, often from “natural” toothpaste marketers and alternative medicine advocates, that fluoride-free toothpaste...

  • ATTORNEY Jun 9, 2017

    Maryland's Highest Court Denies Delay of Medical Marijuana Licensing

    Maryland’s highest court denied a motion Friday to continue a temporary restraining order that blocked the commission from issuing licenses for about a week, due to a lawsuit against the commission.

  • San Francisco Mar 8, 2017

    Pot for Pets: Owners Treating Sick Animals With Cannabis

    Michael Fasman’s 12-year-old dog, Hudson, limps from pain caused by arthritis and an amputated toe, but Fasman doesn’t want to give her painkillers because “they just knock her out.” So the San Francisco resident has turned to an alternative medicine that many humans use to treat their own pain and illness: marijuana. On a recent morning, Fasman squeezed several drops...

  • Cancer Mar 24, 2015

    Angelina Jolie Reveals Surgery to Remove Ovaries in New Op-Ed

    Angelina Jolie has penned an op-ed for The New York Times revealing how she voluntarily underwent surgery to remove her ovaries and fallopian tubes.

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