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Rising Price of Opioid OD Antidote Could Cost Lives: Study December 08, 2016

Investigators identify strategies for ensuring the drug's availability

New Drug Combo Shows Promise Curbing Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer December 08, 2016

New regimen helped women with metastatic, hormone-receptor positive disease in study

FDA Eases Up on Hearing Aid Rules December 07, 2016

Devices should be easier to obtain, less expensive under new guidelines

Baby Boomers Going to Pot December 06, 2016

Americans 65-plus more than doubled their use of marijuana over 8 years, study finds

U.S. Doctors Still Over-Prescribing Drugs: Survey December 05, 2016

More than 1 in 4 say antibiotics are given when the drugs will likely do no good

'Superbug' Gene Spotted on U.S. Pig Farm December 05, 2016

Study suggests potential resistance to a last line of antibiotics for humans

Men More Likely to Use Marijuana Than Women, Study Finds December 05, 2016

Researchers suggest 2007 recession may have spurred rise in pot use among men with low incomes

'Halo' Effect Common After Lasik Eye Surgery December 02, 2016

But post-op problems typically clear up over time, specialist says

Could Low Vitamin D Levels at Birth Mean Higher MS Risk? December 01, 2016

Perhaps, but researchers aren't ready to recommend routine supplementation during pregnancy

Doctors Seeing More HIV Patients With Multidrug Resistance December 01, 2016

People resistant to older medication also have problems with newer drug, study finds

'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair December 01, 2016

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found

Testosterone Therapy May Be Linked to Serious Blood Clots December 01, 2016

Risk peaks in the first 6 months of hormone treatment, but overall odds are low, study finds

Use of Needle Exchange Programs Up Dramatically in 10 Years: CDC November 30, 2016

Yet, many drug users still share needles sometimes, report finds

Electronic In-Hospital Prescribing: Trouble for Older Adults? November 29, 2016

Study found 41 percent of meds that can increase drowsiness were set too high for seniors, linked to accidents

Insulin Prices Skyrocket, Putting Many Diabetics in a Bind November 29, 2016

American Diabetes Association asks Congress to investigate the matter

Health Tip: Get the Facts About Antibiotics November 29, 2016

Know when they help, and when they don't

Opioids No Better Than Ibuprofen for Pain After Car Crash: Study November 28, 2016

But more patients prescribed powerful painkillers were still taking them 6 weeks later

Can Surgery Trigger Rare Muscle Disorder? November 23, 2016

Still, the likelihood of developing postoperative Guillain-Barre syndrome remains slight, researchers say

1 in 7 Young Teens Is a Stalking Victim: Survey November 23, 2016

They're at higher risk of substance abuse and depression, researchers say

These Medicines Often Send Americans to ERs November 22, 2016

CDC cites blood thinners, antibiotics, diabetes drugs for nearly half of adverse drug-related events

U.S. Death Toll From Infectious Diseases Unchanged: Study November 22, 2016

Although new threats have emerged, the number of people dying from infections has stayed relatively stable

U.S. Health Care Spending Up 5 Percent in 2015 November 22, 2016

Prescription drugs are the fastest growing expense, report shows

Health Tip: Be Aware of Drug and Food Interactions November 22, 2016

Here's what you should know

Bonus From Your Blood Pressure Med: Fewer Fractures? November 21, 2016

In study, a certain class of medications was tied to more resilient bones for older patients

Delays in Lupus Care Seen Among Minorities, Less Educated November 18, 2016

Prompt referral to specialist is critical with this complicated disease, researcher notes

Depressed Women Less Likely to Get Best Breast Cancer Care: Study November 18, 2016

Researchers aren't sure why, but urge doctors to monitor these patients carefully

'Superbug' Common Among N.C. Hog Workers, Study Says November 18, 2016

Overuse of antibiotics may threaten farm employees, their families

FDA Explains Pros, Cons of Permanent Birth Control November 18, 2016

A drawback to one form is that it isn't effective until 3 months after placement

Smoking May Hinder Kidney Disease Drugs November 18, 2016

To slow organ damage, patients should quit the habit, researchers say

Drug Stelara May Ease Crohn's Disease November 17, 2016

Medication is potentially helpful for those who didn't find relief from other treatments, researchers say

Kids Can Beat 'Complex' Pneumonia Without IV Antibiotics: Study November 17, 2016

Drugs taken by mouth were just as effective for children after hospital discharge

Intrarosa Approved for Post-Menopausal Pain During Sex November 17, 2016

Drug contained in a once-daily insert

More U.S. Kids Getting Drug-Resistant Infections November 17, 2016

Finding highlights growing problem of antibiotic resistance

New Drug May Brighten Outlook for Advanced Breast Cancer November 16, 2016

Palbociclib slows disease progression, study finds

Can Time-Release Capsules Replace Daily Pills? November 16, 2016

Animal test shows medicine safely released over two-week period

Prices of Generic Heart Failure Drugs Vary Widely November 15, 2016

Patients can spend from $12 to $400 a month to fill common prescriptions, study reveals

Could Common Heartburn Drugs Up Stroke Risk? November 15, 2016

Researchers concerned about high doses of meds like Nexium and Prilosec

Guidelines May Have Helped Curb ADHD Diagnoses in Preschoolers November 15, 2016

Still, too few with disorder receive behavior therapy, child psychologist says

Sharp Drop in Blood Pressure After Rx May Be Risky for Some Heart Patients November 14, 2016

Early study suggests potential downside, but more research is needed, experts say

Celebrex May Not Pose Bigger Heart Risk Than Similar Drugs: Study November 14, 2016

Researchers found more complications, such as bleeding, for the pain relievers ibuprofen and naproxen

Device Plus 'Aggressive' Drug Strategy May Curb Severe Heart Failure November 14, 2016

Small study suggests real improvement for some patients, but more follow-up research is needed

Omega-3s a Recipe for Healthy Blood Pressure in Young Adults November 14, 2016

Study found higher blood levels of fatty acids were linked with lower blood pressure

Statins May Boost Survival Odds After Cardiac Arrest November 12, 2016

Those already taking the cholesterol-lowering drugs were more likely to be alive one year later, study says

New Moms Get No Iron Boost From Eating Placenta: Study November 11, 2016

Trend popular because advocates say practice speeds recovery after childbirth, boosts mothers' mood and energy

Menopause Before 40? Risk of Broken Bones May Be Higher November 11, 2016

And traditional preventive treatments don't erase added danger, new study suggests

Too Much Iron Linked to Gestational Diabetes November 11, 2016

Supplements should only be given to pregnant women with low iron levels, diabetes expert suggests

Vitamin D May Affect Breast Cancer Survival November 10, 2016

Study link is strongest in women who have not entered menopause, researchers report

High-Dose Statins Boost Survival: Study November 09, 2016

Increased doses reduced death risk in those with existing heart disease

Premature Calcium Deposits May Trigger Premature Births November 09, 2016

Mother's water can break too soon, researchers report

Health Tip: Prevent Antibiotic Resistance November 09, 2016

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