The only marijuana available for research in the U.S. is locked down by federal regulators who are more focused on studies to keep people off the drug than helping researchers learn how it might be beneficial.
Doctors say they have cured an infant born with HIV for the first time by giving her a cocktail of drugs shortly after birth, a result that could point the way toward saving the lives of thousands more infected children.
Mark St. Amant was at a crossroads. The 36-year-old associate creative director at Keiler & Co., a Farmington, Connecticut, advertising agency, was finding it difficult to balance his workload with his fantasy football team. So he quit his six-figure-salary job for the chance to win a $700 prize.
There was a time when it was a good thing for a politician to bring home the bacon, or in the case of U.S. Senator Thad Cochran of Mississippi, the shrimp. In today’s divided Republican Party, it can get you in hot water.