By TOM HAYSAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - The Craigslist ad offered black-market Percocet pills for sale but warned potential customers: "No LE please." Meaning: No law enforcement.
Like that made a difference.
The 40-year-old man accused of placing the ad was among 21 people arrested in an
By LISA LEFFAssociated Press
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An Oakland medical marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the world's largest gained an unusual ally Wednesday in its fight to stop federal prosecutors from shutting it down: the city government.
The city of Oakland filed a federal
By DENISE LAVOIEAP Legal Affairs Writer
BOSTON (AP) - The chemist at the center of a Massachusetts drug-testing lab scandal refused to testify Wednesday in a drug case against a Boston man who once spent 15 years in prison for the slaying of a 12-year-old girl he says he did not commit.
ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities have determined that a suspicious package at one of the buildings of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta was not dangerous.
The CDC said in a statement shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday that CDC and DeKalb County authorities had secured the package and
By MICHAEL FELBERBAUMAP Tobacco Writer
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - The U.S. government is asking a federal appeals court to rehear a challenge to a Food and Drug Administration requirement that tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can
By ED WHITEAssociated Press
DETROIT (AP) - Days after taking his wife off life support, George Cary got a phone call that confirmed his suspicions: Her meningitis-related death was linked to tainted steroid injections at a Michigan clinic that had regularly treated her back pain.
The doctor on
By CANDICE CHOIAP Food Industry Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - As criticism of sugary sodas intensifies, Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper are rolling out new vending machines that will put calorie counts right at your fingertips.
The move comes ahead of a regulation that would require restaurant chains and
By ALICIA CHANGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Calories. Nutrients. Serving size. How about "produced with genetic engineering?"
California voters will soon decide whether to require certain raw and processed foods to carry such a label.
In a closely watched test of consumers' appetite
By MIKE STOBBEAP Medical Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Health providers are scrambling to notify patients in nearly two dozen states that steroid shots they got for back pain may have been contaminated with a fungus tied to a deadly meningitis outbreak.
It became apparent Thursday that hundreds, and
10:39AM EST October 2. 2012 - THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Smoked salmon tainted with salmonella bacteria has sickened hundreds of people in the Netherlands and the U.S., sparking a major recall, health authorities said Tuesday.
The National Institute for Public Health and the