Oklahoma Earthquake Victims Sue Oil Companies For DamagesResidents of a town hit by Oklahoma's strongest earthquake have filed a class-action lawsuit against dozens of energy companies, accusing them of triggering destructive temblors.
New Stress Maps Could End Earthquakes Induced By Oilfield Wastewater InjectionScientists have created new maps that can help oil and gas developers stop inducing earthquakes.
California Lawmaker Wants To Allow Supervised Heroin UseA California lawmaker wants to allow people to use heroin, crack, opioids and other drugs at supervised facilities that would be the nation's first legal drug-injection sites.
Supreme Court Upholds Drug Used In Botched Executions; California Not AffectedThe Supreme Court has upheld the use of a controversial drug that has been implicated in several botched executions, but California is not affected since it doesn't use the drug in its lethal injection cocktail.
FDA Approves Injection Designed To Melt Double-Chin Fat AwayThe Food and Drug Administration says it approved an injection designed to melt away double-chin fat.
Silicon Valley Call Girl Pleads Not Guilty In Google Exec's Overdose DeathA high-priced prostitute accused of leaving a Google executive to die on his yacht in California after shooting him up with a fatal hit of heroin has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and heroin charges.
Police Say Prostitute Searched For Legal Defense Online After Google Exec's Heroin DeathA high-priced prostitute charged in the overdose death of a Google executive aboard a yacht in California had searched online for how to legally defend herself after giving a lethal dose of heroin, police in California said Thursday, as authorities in Georgia reopened another overdose case.
San Francisco Man Sues Gay Porn Producer Over Penis InjectionsAn employee of a gay pornography company has sued in San Francisco Superior Court claiming emotional distress after allegedly being forced to perform penis injections on actors.
HeatlthWatch: Remote-Controlled Chip Delivers Drug PainlesslyImplanted medicine is a hot field, aiming to help patients better stick to their meds and to deliver those drugs straight to the body part that needs them.