Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Drug Safety Updates http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/ Summit Medical Group brings you the latest news and updates on Drug Safety from HealthDay to help you and your family 'Live Well, Stay Well.' en-us wecare@smgnj.com wecare@smgnj.com 60 Heart Medication Digoxin Linked to Higher Risk of Death for Some http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/690654/ Increase seen in people with certain abnormal heart rhythms, study finds Mon, 11 Aug 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/689672/ Study finds people may stop taking heart medications if the drug's appearance changes Mon, 14 Jul 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/689716/ Experts recommend medications be administered in milliliters only Mon, 14 Jul 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Ecstasy Use Tied to Rare Spinal Blood Vessel Problem in Teen http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/689433/ Drug can spike blood pressure, making existing blood vessel conditions worse, study authors say Fri, 4 Jul 2014 08:30:00 -0400 Prescriptions for Powerful Painkillers Vary Widely Among States: CDC http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/689397/ Death toll can be reduced with better oversight, agency says, citing success in Florida Tue, 1 Jul 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Study: Wikipedia Drug Entries Not Always Up-to-Date http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/689190/ Important safety additions may be lacking, researchers say Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/688940/ But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn't provide definitive answers Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:00:00 -0400 Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/688944/ After nearly 4 years of follow-up, people taking the drugs were no more likely to develop cancer Wed, 18 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Mom's Epilepsy Drugs Appear Safe in Breast Milk http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/688837/ Babies' brains and IQs don't seem to be affected by mother's medication, study finds Mon, 16 Jun 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Medication Safety Essential For Seniors http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/688589/ Drug interactions, other problems more likely with age, FDA cautions Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Use Prescription Painkillers Safely http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/688544/ Experts offer tips on how to avoid accidental overdose, addiction Fri, 6 Jun 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Asthma Linked to Bone Loss in Study http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/687449/ Reason for connection isn't clear, experts say Wed, 7 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Keep Prescription Drugs Secure From Teens: Expert http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/686508/ Too often, addiction and abuse begin at home, he warns Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Too Much Codeine Still Prescribed to U.S. Kids: Study http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/686959/ ERs give potentially dangerous drug to thousands of children each year Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Young People With Epilepsy Face Higher Injury Risk: Study http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/686775/ British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400