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Oct 5, 2012 at 2:11 PM
Health officials say a form of synthetic marijuana known as "spice" has caused at least a half-dozen cases of sudden kidney failure in Oregon and southwest Washington since May.
Apr 23, 2012 at 8:16 AM
Regulators are proposing that food companies that want to use tiny engineered particles in their packaging may have to provide extra testing data to show the products are safe.
Apr 21, 2012 at 11:50 AM
Regulators are proposing that food companies that want to use tiny engineered particles in their packaging may have to provide extra testing data to show the products are safe.
Mar 29, 2012 at 12:53 PM
Diet Detective gets the low-down on sustainable food and consumer safety from Dr. Urvashi Rangan, director of Consumer Safety and Sustainability Group for Consumer Reports.
Dec 15, 2011 at 7:55 PM
Dakota M. Wolf, 19, has been charged with first-degree murder in the Nov. 30 death of Scarlett Paxton. The charge includes a deadly weapon enhancement.
Dec 14, 2011 at 9:19 AM
More teens are turning to pot and see it as less of a risk at the same time alcohol use among the same age group has dipped to historic lows, according to an annual national survey of drug use released Wednesday.
Nov 22, 2011 at 10:30 AM
No need for a salt shaker on the Thanksgiving table: Unless you really cooked from scratch, there's lots of sodium already hidden in the menu.
Nov 21, 2011 at 3:21 PM
No need for a salt shaker on the Thanksgiving table: Unless you really cooked from scratch, there's lots of sodium already hidden in the menu.
Nov 3, 2011 at 4:00 PM
As a deadly designer drug craze grows in strength, more people are having dangerous reactions. Yet, despite warnings and new laws, these drugs are still available all over our region.
Oct 5, 2011 at 8:29 AM
The consumer products company this month is updating the signature white soap packages for the 132-year-old Ivory brand with colorful, eye-catching packages, a remade logo and a new marketing campaign. But the soap itself isn't changing, nor is...
Sep 30, 2011 at 5:12 PM
Police seized more than 30,000 jars of Spice, which were ready for sale, and arrested four people, the Boise Police Department said Friday.
May 19, 2011 at 4:05 PM
A Pennsylvania teenager has been convicted of first-degree murder and all other charges in the torture murder of a mentally disabled woman who prosecutors say the teen viewed as a romantic rival.
Apr 7, 2011 at 7:45 AM
An Associated Press analysis shows that the substances are increasingly causing users to fall seriously ill, with some suffering seizures and hallucinations.
Apr 6, 2011 at 3:15 PM
An Associated Press analysis shows that the substances are increasingly causing users to fall seriously ill, with some suffering seizures and hallucinations.
Mar 17, 2011 at 5:06 PM
One teen died and 10 teenagers and young adults were hospitalized Thursday after an apparent mass overdose on a designer hallucinogen at a suburban Minneapolis home, authorities said.