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 Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/692836/ Study finds that liquid drugs are the most commonly misused at home Mon, 20 Oct 2014 12:00:00 -0400 Most Who Abuse Painkillers Are Unprepared If Overdose Strikes: Study http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/691640/ Although anti-OD meds are available, many addicts hold misguided views on what to do Thu, 2 Oct 2014 09:00:00 -0400 Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/691788/ Increases highest among whites, and people between 55 and 64 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Advanced Dementia Patients Often Given Unhelpful Meds: Study http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/691543/ Unnecessary prescriptions lead to more side effects, costs for nursing home residents, experts say Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:00:00 -0400 Anxiety Medications May Be Tied to Alzheimer's Risk http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/691577/ Researchers say long-term use of drugs in older adults is a concern Wed, 10 Sep 2014 07:00:00 -0400 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