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Health Tip: Throwing Out Leftover Medicine August 17, 2017

What to do with drugs you no longer use

Powerful New Cholesterol Med Won't Harm Memory, Easing Concerns August 16, 2017

Study findings on Repatha are 'reassuring,' but expert wants longer follow-up

Study Finds Options to Opioid Use After Knee Surgery August 16, 2017

Non-drug approaches that may work include acupuncture and electrotherapy, review finds

Hospitals Not to Blame for Most Opioid Addiction: Study August 16, 2017

Outpatient prescriptions for spinal and orthopedic disorders identified as common triggers

FDA Announces Recall of Some Liquid Pharmaceutical Products August 16, 2017

Concerns over possible bacterial contamination that could cause severe infections in patients prompted the move

Fatal Opioid ODs on the Rise Among U.S. Teens August 16, 2017

And heroin led to the most deaths among 15- to 19-year-olds, CDC says

Is FDA Taking Close Enough Look at Fast-Tracked Drugs? August 15, 2017

Study finds many don't get proper follow-up review; second report says some medical devices not getting needed scrutiny

U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years August 15, 2017

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds

ER Rates Soar as Toddlers Ingest Pot, French Study Finds August 14, 2017

Accidental intoxication rose 133 percent in a decade; U.S. experts call findings highly relevant

Pot Compound Alters Levels of Seizure Drug in Epilepsy Patients August 11, 2017

Experimental therapy shows interaction between cannabidiol and clobazam

Opioid Overdoses and Deaths Flooding U.S. Hospitals August 11, 2017

Medical costs jumped more than $30,000 per patient in less than 10 years, study finds

Trump to Declare Opioid Crisis a National Emergency August 10, 2017

The majority of overdose deaths are attributed to prescription painkillers, report says

Is Pot Linked to Blood Pressure Deaths? August 10, 2017

Study suggests so, but heart expert questions the finding

Steep Price Hikes Led to Drop in Use of 2 Heart Drugs at U.S. Hospitals August 10, 2017

Half as many patients got nitroprusside, while isoproterenol use fell one-third, study finds

Immunotherapy Shown Safe in Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Trial August 09, 2017

Next step is to see if it works and for how long

Antibiotic Doesn't Prevent Lung Complication After Stem Cell Transplant August 08, 2017

Findings were so dismal that clinical trial was stopped early

FDA Will Target E-Cigs in Health Campaign for Youth August 08, 2017

Agency will warn of dangers of electronic nicotine delivery devices, not just tobacco products

U.S. Opioid Crisis Continues to Worsen August 08, 2017

Lion's share of deaths attributed to prescription painkillers

'12-Step' Strategy Boosts Success of Teen Drug Abuse Program August 07, 2017

Messages from recovering peers made an impact, study finds

What Diabetics Need to Know About Over-the-Counter Meds August 07, 2017

Many cold, cough and headache remedies contain carbs, and as much alcohol as glass of beer or wine, pharmacist says

Diabetes Drug Shows Promise Against Parkinson's August 04, 2017

Byetta improved symptoms of motor disease in small, short trial, but more research needed

Mavyret Approved for Hepatitis C August 04, 2017

A chronic viral infection of the liver

The Fine Print on Medication Expiration Dates August 04, 2017

When to discard Rx and OTC drugs

Addiction Drug Underused by Primary Care Docs in U.S. August 03, 2017

Buprenorphine is prescribed to get patients off opioids in the privacy of a physician's office

New Treatment Approved for Acute Myeloid Leukemia August 03, 2017

Vyxeos combines two previously approved drugs

Americans Taking More Prescription Drugs Than Ever: Survey August 03, 2017

Consumer Reports says many may be doing more harm than good

Is Infant Drug Withdrawal Likelier When Opioids Used With Psychiatric Drugs? August 03, 2017

Prescribing practices called into question by new study

Doctors May Be Over-Prescribing Seizure Drugs to Treat Pain August 02, 2017

Designed to treat epilepsy, these 'opioid alternatives' dampen some types of pain, but not all

Less Than Half of U.S. Stroke Patients Get Rx for Statins August 02, 2017

Country-wide comparison finds geography, age and gender affect who gets cholesterol-lowering meds

Stopping Statins After Stroke May Raise Risk of Another August 02, 2017

Large study serves as warning for stroke survivors who are prescribed cholesterol-lowering meds

Imbruvica Approval Expanded to Include Graft Versus Host Disease August 02, 2017

A deadly condition that affects some stem cell patients

2 of 3 U.S. Patients Keep Unused Painkillers After Surgery August 02, 2017

Saving leftover pills, and not storing them correctly, could lead to opioid misuse or abuse, researchers warn

Recent Flu Shot Shouldn't Prevent Vaccination During Pregnancy August 01, 2017

Study rebuts concerns about multiple vaccination timing

Idhifa Approved for Some With Acute Myeloid Leukemia August 01, 2017

For adults with specific genetic mutation

Policy Changes Reduced Use of Certain Prescription Opioids: Study August 01, 2017

Urine tests find fewer people testing positive for hydrocodone-containing drugs

Drug for Kidney Disease Tied to Infection Risk August 01, 2017

Doctors should weigh risks, benefits related to corticosteroid use, study suggests

Doctors Still Overprescribing Opioids in U.S. July 31, 2017

Nearly 92 million Americans used a powerful prescription painkiller in 2015, survey shows

Blood Proteins Linked to Severity of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome July 31, 2017

Inflammation drives the often debilitating condition, new research suggests

Too Soon to Widely Recommend Ketamine for Depression July 28, 2017

Not enough is known about the drug's long-term effects, research review concludes

FDA Looks to Reduce Nicotine in Cigarettes July 28, 2017

Goal is to combat smoking by making it less addictive

Generic Eye Drops for Seniors Could Save Millions of Dollars a Year July 28, 2017

Medicare is billed more than $1 billion annually for glaucoma treatments alone, researchers say

How Savvy Are You About Nail Care Safety? July 28, 2017

Certain mani-pedi products can cause trouble, FDA warns

More E-Cigarettes, Fewer Tobacco Smokers? July 27, 2017

Popularity of 'vaping' tied to increase in smoking cessation, study finds

Drug Beats Steroids for Controlling Blood Vessel Inflammation in Study July 26, 2017

With tocilizumab's approval, there's an alternative treatment for giant cell arteritis

Opioid Abuse Down in Younger Americans, But Up Among Older Adults July 26, 2017

Rates have doubled in people over 50, report says

HIV Treatment Protects Uninfected Partner From the Virus July 26, 2017

Study of gay couples duplicates findings of earlier research

U.S. Kids Overdosing on Dietary Supplements July 25, 2017

Children under age 6 most often affected, study finds

Many Primary Care Docs May Miss Prediabetes July 25, 2017

Fewer than 1 in 10 surveyed named all risk factors identified by the American Diabetes Association

Is the 'Anti-Statin' Trend Threatening Lives? July 25, 2017

Internet-fueled movement has heart experts concerned about potential consequences

Treating ADHD May Help Curb Later Drinking, Drug Problems July 24, 2017

For people with the disorder, meds like Ritalin linked to lower rates of alcohol, drug abuse, study finds

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