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Risky Behavior Triggers Vicious Cycle for Vets With PTSD June 23, 2017

Report finds reckless acts a symptom of disorder, and they increase the odds of another traumatic experience

Fish Eaters Report Less Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain June 23, 2017

Study suggests most fish may play role in controlling symptoms

Could Your Office Job Rob You of Vitamin D? June 22, 2017

Study finds most indoor workers get too little of the 'sunshine vitamin'

Depressed Back Pain Patients Often Get Opioids June 21, 2017

Study finds they are also more apt to get higher doses of the highly addictive painkillers

Opioid-Linked Hospitalizations Rising Fastest for Women: Study June 21, 2017

U.S. cases rose 75 percent for females vs. 55 percent for males over a decade, study finds

Study Hints at Link Between Some Statins, Parkinson's Risk June 20, 2017

But the connection was only seen with certain types of the cholesterol-lowering drugs

Group Urges Tougher Limits on Chemical in Shampoos, Cosmetics June 20, 2017

Triclosan isn't proven safe or effective, coalition of scientists from 29 countries says

Many Americans May Be Taking Too Much Vitamin D June 20, 2017

Study finds more people are exceeding the upper daily limit of what is considered safe

Cocaine, Other Drugs Detected in Carrie Fisher's System After Her Death June 20, 2017

Actress died in December after cardiac arrest; experts say drug abuse can weaken the heart

Non-Opioid Drug More Effective for Migraines: Study June 19, 2017

Alternative treatment yielded better results in emergency room patients

Opioid Abuse Jumps 6-Fold for U.S. Youth, Too Few Get Treated: Study June 19, 2017

Many don't receive medications recommended to beat these dependencies, researchers say

Lifesaving Drugs From Pfizer in Short Supply: FDA June 16, 2017

Agency seeking alternatives, extending 'shelf life' for meds like epinephrine

Addicts Try to Avoid Deadly Fentanyl, But Many Tragically Fail June 16, 2017

Potent synthetic opioid now responsible for more than half of overdose deaths, study suggests

Pot Plus Booze: A Deadly Mix Behind the Wheel June 15, 2017

Study found odds of a fatal auto accident jumped 5 times if both substances were used

Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol June 15, 2017

Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

Leading U.S. Doctors' Group Takes Aim at Rising Drug Prices June 15, 2017

More transparency in costs is needed, American Medical Association says

U.S. Hospitals Still Prescribe Too Many Antibiotics: Study June 15, 2017

1 in 5 patients experiences side effects from the drugs, which often aren't necessary

A Sufferer's Guide to Easin' Sneezin' Season June 14, 2017

Over-the-counter relief is an option, but a prescription may be needed for severe allergies

Broccoli Extract Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes June 14, 2017

But supplement only seems to help a certain group of people with the disease

Hospitals Get Good News About Fighting Staph Infections June 14, 2017

Resistance to key antibiotic treatments decreased -- a rarity, experts say

As U.S. Heroin Use Reaches 20-Year High, Cost to Society Soars June 14, 2017

Tab is nearly $51,000 for each heroin user, far more than many chronic illnesses

Fever During Pregnancy Tied to Autism in Study June 14, 2017

But absolute risk is low, researcher says

FDA Puts Brakes on Rule Requiring New 'Nutrition Facts' Label June 13, 2017

Trump administration delays the Obama-era changes, and dietitians cry foul

For Diabetics, Nasal Powder Fixed Severe Low Blood Sugar June 13, 2017

New product much easier to use than rescue injections, researcher says

Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Suffer From Mental Illness June 12, 2017

More than a third aren't getting help, federal study says

New Drugs Show Promise as First to Prevent Migraine June 09, 2017

Doctors now rely on medications approved for other purposes

Depression Can Slow Hospital Patients' Recovery: Study June 09, 2017

Screening for the mood disorder is important for successful healing, psychiatrist says

FDA Asks Maker of Opioid Painkiller Opana ER to Pull Drug From Market June 09, 2017

Agency says the powerful medication's risk for abuse now outweighs any benefit

Opioids Over-Prescribed After C-Sections: Studies June 09, 2017

Pills women don't use may end up in the wrong hands, researchers suggest

Heart Infections Spike as Injection-Drug Abuse Climbs: CDC June 08, 2017

Typical endocarditis patient is white, young and from a rural area, report says

Heart Risks to Fetus From Bipolar Drug May Be Lower Than Thought June 08, 2017

Pregnant women taking lithium should discuss any concerns with doctor, researchers say

Heroin Vaccine Blocks Drug High in Tests on Monkeys June 08, 2017

Researchers hope it will prove as effective in human tests and become an aid for recovering addicts

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Safe for Baby: Study June 07, 2017

It finds newborns aren't more likely to be irritable, hard to feed or sleepless

1 in 5 Weight-Loss Surgery Patients Using Opioids Years Later June 06, 2017

Though procedure relieves obesity-related pain, it doesn't erase the need for painkillers, researchers report

Can Drug Company Perks Sway Cancer Docs' Prescriptions? June 06, 2017

Even relatively small payments seemed to make a difference, researchers report

Moving Toward a Better Blood Pressure Pill June 05, 2017

Combining low doses of multiple drugs might work for some, study finds

Are Many A-Fib Patients Getting the Wrong Dose? June 05, 2017

Study of newer blood thinners finds 16 percent receive too much or too little medication

Gene-Targeted Drugs Fight Advanced Lung Cancers June 05, 2017

Medications show promise for non-small cell type

Drug Helps Fight Breast Tumors Tied to 'Cancer Genes' June 05, 2017

Lynparza may offer a new treatment for women with advanced BRCA-related disease, researchers say

Experimental Gene-Targeted Drug Hits Cancer Where It Lives June 05, 2017

But the gene flaw is rare, affecting less than 1 percent of typical cancers, researchers say

Drug Extends Lives of Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer: Studies June 05, 2017

Findings could 'change clinical practice overnight,' leading oncologist says

What You Need to Know About Antidepressants June 02, 2017

They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood, FDA explains

Baby Teeth Study Points to Links Between Autism, Lead Levels June 02, 2017

Lead exposure raised risk, while too little zinc, manganese did the same

New Combo Pill Offers Hope to Hepatitis C Patients Who Fail Other Treatment June 01, 2017

3-drug mixture was nearly 100 percent effective in drug company trials

Americans With HIV Staying on Lifesaving Meds Longer May 31, 2017

But too many still quit taking drugs a few years after diagnosis

1 in 4 Nursing Home Residents Has Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria May 31, 2017

More infection-prevention education and policies are needed, study findings suggest

Scientists Tweak Antibiotic to Boost Power Against 'Superbugs' May 30, 2017

New form of vancomycin hits bacteria in 3 ways, helping curb the threat of microbial resistance

Depression Often a Precursor to Falls in Elderly People May 26, 2017

But study found proper dose of psychiatric drugs might erase that danger

One Man's Trash Is Another's Fiber May 26, 2017

Wasted food in U.S. would reduce nutritional shortfalls, researchers say

Promising Results for Drug to Fight Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis May 26, 2017

Psoriatic arthritis causes painful joint swelling, but new medication Taltz might help

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