$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

$260 million deal averts 1st federal trial on opioid crisis

The nation's three largest drug distributors and a drugmaker have reached a tentative deal to settle a lawsuit related to the nation's opioid crisis.

US endorses tobacco pouches as less risky than cigarettes

US endorses tobacco pouches as less risky than cigarettes

Tobacco pouches from Swedish Match win first FDA endorsement for a "reduced-risk" alternative to smoking.

More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year

More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year

More choices and stable premiums for 'Obamacare' next year, but court case looms over the program.

Clusters of illness linked to CBD vapes share 2nd connection

Clusters of illness linked to CBD vapes share 2nd connection

A pioneer in marketing CBD as a health product has pleaded guilty to selling large quantities of synthetic marijuana which was secretly added to vapes, sickening dozens.

Study points to virus as culprit in kids' paralyzing illness

Study points to virus as culprit in kids' paralyzing illness

Scientists have found the strongest evidence yet that a virus is to blame for a mysterious poliolike illness in children.

National Safety Council: Safety sensitive workers should not use cannabis

National Safety Council: Safety sensitive workers should not use cannabis

NSC policy defines safety sensitive positions as those that impact the safety of the employee or others as a result of preforming their job.

New meal program to help senior citizens stay healthy

New meal program to help senior citizens stay healthy

The program will give seniors, 60 and older, the opportunity to have nutritious meals in local participating restaurants.

Cleveland Clinic to offer digital health care to people around the world

Cleveland Clinic to offer digital health care to people around the world

Cleveland Clinic and American Well are teaming up to bring health care services using telehealth. Telehealth allows patients to use mobile devices like phones or computers to access health care services remotely.

Mahoning County DEA Take Back Day planned for Saturday

Mahoning County DEA Take Back Day planned for Saturday

This Saturday, officials at several locations in the Mahoning Valley will be taking part in the DEA's National Prescription "Take Back Day".

Over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in US, Canada

Over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac pulled in US, Canada

Drugmaker Sanofi latest to recall over-the-counter heartburn drug Zantac because of possible contamination.