An acupuncturist in Southern California could have his medical license suspended by state regulators who claim he used bee stings to treat patients and didn't have an allergic reaction kit in his office.
Republicans will likely lose Monday's Senate showdown over halting federal aid to Planned Parenthood. Yet the political offensive by abortion foes has just started, prompted by a batch of unsettling videos that has focused attention on the group's little-noticed practice of providing fetal tissue to researchers.
Patrick McClellan's first batch of medical marijuana, via vaporizer, worked like a charm, curbing the pain and muscle spasms that come with his muscular dystrophy and supplanting a combination of prescription medications that doctors say could kill him.
Can't afford to send your kids to summer camp? Too hot to play camp games outside all day? Florida health officials have a solution. They're hosting an online summer camp for kids to promote exercise, good eating habits and other healthy behaviors.
"You know the worst part about this?" Pam McDevitt joked last Tuesday as she picked up her weekly load of produce. "The pressure to use up all this" — she gestured to the corn and cantaloupes and tomatoes — "before Sunday!"
A free, local program to collect and share medical equipment — a year-old effort that began as a collaborative effort between the Independent Bible Church and Panhandle Home Health Inc. — continues to grow, and that was clear on July 26 as volunteers helped clean the inventory of hospital beds, wheelchairs and different types of walkers.