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 Secondhand Pot Smoke Can Give Bystanders Mild 'High' Experiment in unventilated room found some intoxication by those who weren't smoking marijuana Wed, 20 May 2015 07:00:00 -0400 It May Soon Be Possible to Easily 'Brew' Narcotics While breakthrough could benefit medicine, researchers warn of potential to create illegal drugs Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:00 -0400 New Moms' Codeine Use Down Since Health Warnings In rare cases, a woman metabolizes the drug faster, getting too much into breast-milk Tue, 12 May 2015 12:00:00 -0400 Blood Thinner Warfarin May Pose Greater Bleeding Risk for Obese: Study But exact reason why isn't known, experts say Fri, 8 May 2015 16:00:00 -0400 New Synthetic Drug 'Flakka' Triggers Crazed Behaviors Use of chemical-cousin to 'bath salts' appears to be on the rise, experts say Thu, 16 Apr 2015 07:00:00 -0400 Pot Plus Booze Doubles Odds for Drunk Driving, Study Says Using both substances also boosts risk of relationship and work troubles Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:00:00 -0400 Blood Thinners Overprescribed for Low-Risk Irregular Heartbeat: Study Researchers say medications can cause bleeding, and may be unnecessary for those at low risk of stroke Tue, 14 Apr 2015 09:00:00 -0400 Ingredient in MS, Psoriasis Drugs Linked to Two Deadly Brain Infections But experts say complication is rare, and no reason to stop medication Wed, 8 Apr 2015 17:00:00 -0400 Heroin Overdose Deaths Quadrupled Since 2000 Lethal poisonings from prescription painkillers down slightly, U.S. report says Wed, 4 Mar 2015 07:00:00 -0500 Methamphetamine May be More Harmful to Teen Brains MRI-based study finds illicit drug causes more damage in adolescents Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500 Study Links Antibiotics to Digestive Complication in Infants Risk, though small, appears highest when medications given in first 6 weeks, researchers report Mon, 16 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500 Better Contraceptive Knowledge Can Aid in Safe Use of Acne Drug: Study Effective birth control key in using the medication, which is linked to birth defects Wed, 4 Feb 2015 14:00:00 -0500 Seniors May Keep Falls a Secret But doctors often able to identify cause of fall and help to prevent another Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:00:00 -0500 Morphine After Tonsillectomy Tied to Breathing Problems in Study Motrin, Advil a safe option for children, researchers say Mon, 26 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0500 Antibiotics for Traveler's Diarrhea May Spur Growth of Superbugs: Study Researchers recommend caution when using antibiotics to treat digestive ills while abroad Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:00:00 -0500