Author: JACQUELINE HOWARD, CNN

NFL player makes medical marijuana history

NFL running back Mike James calls it his medicine for pain management, but league officials call it a banned substance. Now, James' athletic career is hanging in limbo because he chose pot over pills.

How much exercise your kid needs

It's a question with an answer that researchers are still trying to better understand: How much exercise do kids need on a daily basis?

How barbershops could help lower blood pressure

Corey Thomas admitted to his pharmacist that he hated the blood pressure medications a previous doctor had prescribed for him. They came with "horrible" side effects, he said, and so he rarely took them.

FDA sets path for stem cell therapies

Just months after the US Food and Drug Administration announced efforts to crack down on stem cell clinics touting unapproved therapies, the agency now plans to help expedite the development of stem cell therapies proved to be safe and effective.

CDC: 1 in 14 pregnant women still smoke

About one in 14 pregnant women who gave birth in the United States in 2016 smoked cigarettes during her pregnancy, according to a report released Wednesday.