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 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 Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/686765/ 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 http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/686019/ 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 http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/685278/ 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 http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/684116/ 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 http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/683163/ 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 http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/682847/ 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 http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/682188/ 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 http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/682084/ 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 http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/681964/ 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 http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/681559/ 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 http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/681401/ 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 http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/680654/ 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 http://www.summitmedicalgroup.com/healthday/article/680251/ Review focused on seven facets of poor care worldwide Thu, 19 Sep 2013 09:00:00 -0400