(RICHMOND, Va.) — Virginia Commonwealth University freshman Adam Oakes, who died after attending an alleged fraternity hazing event, died from alcohol poisoning, the medical examiner's office has ruled. Oakes' cause of death was "ethanol toxicity" and the manner of death was ruled an "accident," Arkuie... Read More.
(JACKSON, Miss.) -- A ruling last week by the Mississippi Supreme Court has left law experts and state leaders in a state of confusion over the future of medical marijuana, which was overwhelmingly supported by voters in a ballot initiative in November. The judge's decision... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An "alarming" rise in colorectal cancer cases among young people has led the United States Preventive Services Task Force to establish new guidelines. Medical experts are now officially recommending that people of average risk start getting screened for colon cancer at... Read More.
(MCKINNEY, Texas) -- The death of a 26-year-old Black man in custody at a Texas jail has been ruled a homicide. Marvin Scott III, of Frisco, Texas, was arrested on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge by police in Allen, a suburb of northern Dallas, on... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — U.S. Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick died of "natural" causes one day after a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, the Washington, D.C., medical examiner announced on Monday. The medical examiner's conclusion comes amid lingering questions over whether the 42-year-old... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Nearly four years ago, a photo tweeted from the Bahamian island of Exuma of two flimsy cheese slices laying lifeless atop some whole wheat bread with a soggy-looking side salad went viral and perfectly captured the failed Fyre Festival experience. Now, Trevor... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS) -- Medical personnel from various backgrounds have testified in Derek Chauvin's trial, often painting a grave picture of George Floyd's final moments. Paramedics found Floyd had no pulse upon arriving at the scene, and a respiratory expert said even a healthy person would have... Read More.
By PATRICK REEVELL, ABC News(MOSCOW) -- Lawyers for Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny say they are concerned for his health and accused authorities of deliberately denying him medical care that has left him in significant pain.Navalny, known as... Read More.
By ANGELINE JANE BERNABE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- As the U.S. continues to celebrate Black History Month, Black medical workers are shining a spotlight on the lack of diversity in their profession.A biennial study conducted in 2018 by the Association... Read More.
By MARLENE LENTHANG, ABC News(SAN FRANCISCO) -- Health care provider One Medical has been cut off from the vaccine rollout in five California counties after ineligible patients jumped the line to get the coveted shot.Vaccine allocations were stopped... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The hit medical drama The Resident returns tonight on Fox following a pandemic production delay last spring. The series eventually returned to shoot under strict COVID-19 safety protocols. "It's weird because, you know, I definitely feel like outside of my home, the... Read More.