Doctors try CRISPR gene editing for cancer, a 1st in the US

Doctors try CRISPR gene editing for cancer, a 1st in the US

1st attempt in US to use a gene editing tool called CRISPR against cancer seems safe in 3 patients who have had it so far.

Clarification: Sports Concussions-Kids story

Clarification: Sports Concussions-Kids story

New concussion guidance shows there isn't enough solid evidence to answer some of parents' questions about contact sports.

Google's health care ambitions now involve patient data

Google's health care ambitions now involve patient data

Google is working with large health care system Ascension, the latest foray into the health industry by the tech giant.

Medicare's outpatient 'Part B' premium going up to $144.60

Medicare's outpatient 'Part B' premium going up to $144.60

Medicare's 'Part B' monthly premium for outpatient care is rising to $144.60, an increase of nearly 7 percent.

Ohio medical marijuana control program bans vitamin E acetate

Ohio medical marijuana control program bans vitamin E acetate

The Ohio Medical Marijuana Program is banning vitamin E acetate in the manufacturing of vaporization products. 

Bacteria that killed 3 infants traced to hospital equipment

Bacteria that killed 3 infants traced to hospital equipment

A Pennsylvania hospital says it has discovered the source of bacteria that infected at least eight premature infants, killing three of them.

US health officials link childhood trauma to adult illness

US health officials link childhood trauma to adult illness

US officials say physical and psychological harms in children are linked to millions of illnesses in adults.

CDC announces 'breakthrough' in search for cause of vaping illnesses

CDC announces 'breakthrough' in search for cause of vaping illnesses

The Centers for Disease Control announced Friday they may have discovered a breakthrough in the search for the cause of vaping-related lung illnesses across the country.

More than 2,000 in US diagnosed in vaping illness outbreak

More than 2,000 in US diagnosed in vaping illness outbreak

U.S. health officials say the number of vaping illnesses has surpassed 2,000.

California cannabis group wants tighter vaping-safety rules

California cannabis group wants tighter vaping-safety rules

An alliance of major legal marijuana businesses in California is urging the state to adopt tougher safety rules for ingredients and devices used in vaping.