Summit Medical Group - Health in the News - Drug Safety Updates 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 60 Don't Judge a Pill by Its Color 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Drug interactions, other problems more likely with age, FDA cautions Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:00:00 -0400 Use Prescription Painkillers Safely 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 Reason for connection isn't clear, experts say Wed, 7 May 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Keep Prescription Drugs Secure From Teens: Expert 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 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 British researchers found increased odds of fractures, burns, medication poisoning Mon, 14 Apr 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys But the risk is low, and it's important to treat depression in pregnant women, experts say Mon, 14 Apr 2014 09:00:00 -0400