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 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 College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more Sun, 23 Mar 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Eye-Catching Labels Urged for Fast-Tracked Antibiotics Letter to Congress from medical groups focuses on 'superbug' threat Sun, 2 Mar 2014 09:00:00 -0500 Hospital Safety Improves for Heart Patients, Study Finds But no drop seen in 'adverse events' for surgical or pneumonia patients Wed, 22 Jan 2014 17:00:00 -0500 80 Percent of Cancer Docs Have Faced Drug Shortages: Survey Many report using substitute chemo meds or delaying treatment Wed, 18 Dec 2013 17:00:00 -0500 Drug Labels Still Lack Infant Info, Study Finds Research to measure effects on newborns may be needed, researchers say Mon, 9 Dec 2013 16:00:00 -0500 Antidote Might Reverse Complication From Blood Thinner Pradaxa In early tests, new drug allowed blood to clot again with no apparent side effects Mon, 18 Nov 2013 12:00:00 -0500 Even Non-Surgical Hospital Patients Often Get Powerful Narcotics: Study Researchers looked at more than 1 million U.S. admissions Wed, 13 Nov 2013 17:00:00 -0500 Fewer ER Visits for Kids After Cold Medicine Restrictions CDC study ties improvement to label changes, voluntary manufacturer withdrawals Mon, 11 Nov 2013 09:00:00 -0500 Key Safety Questions May Linger for FDA-Expedited Drugs Study finds medications sped to market are tested on fewer patients, with additional safety studies sometimes overdue Mon, 28 Oct 2013 17:00:00 -0400 Infections From Tainted Steroids Ranged in Severity: Update CDC study looked at meningitis, other conditions in 6 hardest-hit states Wed, 23 Oct 2013 17:00:00 -0400 Statins May Not Harm Memory, Thinking After All But even with new study, jury's still out on safety of cholesterol-lowering drugs Tue, 1 Oct 2013 12:00:00 -0400 Medical Harm Occurs in Nearly 43 Million Hospital Cases Each Year Review focused on seven facets of poor care worldwide Thu, 19 Sep 2013 09:00:00 -0400 Reality TV Star Discusses Addiction Recovery 'Jersey Shore' cast member Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino shares his struggle with prescription-painkiller abuse Tue, 10 Sep 2013 16:00:00 -0400