High prices for orphan drugs strain families, insurers
The orphan drug program overseen by the FDA is loaded with government incentives and has helped hundreds of thousands of patients feel better or even stay alive, but the program has opened the door to almost unlimited price tags and created incentives for drug makers to cash in, and... Read more
Marijuana’s health effects? Scientists weigh in
A report analyzed more than 10,000 studies to see what could conclusively be said about the health effects of all this marijuana. Read more
Is sleep aid melatonin safe for kids, adults?
There’s a dearth of safety data for melatonin, but there are a number of potential concerns, especially for children. Read more
Can you catch up on exercise and sleep?
Science shows that even if you’ve been less than perfect, you can still reap big health benefits if you catch up on exercise and sleep. Read more
Poll: Most say don’t repeal ACA without a replacement
An overwhelming majority of people disapprove of Republican lawmakers’ plan to repeal the Affordable Care Act without having a ready replacement for the health care law, according to a poll released Friday. Read more

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