China Carfentanil Ban a 'Game-Changer' for Opioid EpidemicSo deadly it's considered a terrorist threat, carfentanil has been legal in China— until now. Beijing is banning carfentanil and three similar drugs as of March 1, China's Ministry of Public Security said Thursday, closing a major regulatory loophole in the fight to end America's opioid epidemic.
Aetna, Humana Call Off $34 Billion DealAetna and Humana called off a $34 billion proposal to combine the two major health insurers after a federal judge, citing antitrust concerns, shot down the deal.
Exercise May Not Be Completely Linked To Weight Loss, Study FindsA study conducted at Loyola University found that weight loss isn't directly tied to exercise.
UnitedHealth Buying Surgical Care for $2.3 BillionUnitedHealth Group is buying surgical center operator Surgical Care Affiliates for about $2.3 billion in a cash-and-stock deal that will add to its outpatient holdings.
Diet Res-Illusions: Tips From the Pros On How to Lose WeightWe make 'em, we break 'em. New Year's diet resolutions fall like needles on Christmas trees as January goes on. Genes can work against us. Metabolism, too. But a food behavior researcher has tested a bunch of little ways to tip the scale toward success.
Mumps Outbreak Strikes Marshallese Population in ArkansasHealth officials say an outbreak of mumps has particularly hit a community of Marshall Islanders in northwest Arkansas.
Study Finds And Quantifies Pokemon GO's Positive Fitness BenefitsA recent study has quantified Pokemon GO's positive impact in how many extra steps it's caused American's to take.
Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease is on the RiseHand, foot, and mouth disease, or HFMD, is a contagious illness that is caused by different viruses.
Study Finds Men More At Risk Of Overeating During HolidaysA study explains the mental side of why men try to out-eat friends and loved ones, even if it's subconscious.
Knox Medical Authorized to Distribute Medical Pot in FloridaKnox Medical is the fourth organization to receive authorization to distribute low-THC medical marijuana in the state of Florida.
A Pair of Sydney Teenagers Recreate Martin Shkreli's Drug for $2Students at Sydney Grammar School, Australia have found a cheap way to create the active ingredient of anti-parasitic and immune system-supporting drug Daraprim.
Failed Study, Dimmed Hopes in Hunt for Alzheimer's TreatmentA treatment for Alzheimer's failed to slow mental decline in a widely anticipated study, ending hope that researchers at Eli Lilly had finally found a drug that does more to help those suffering from the fatal, mind-robbing disease.

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