The opioid crisis has changed the way we think about pain. Addictions typically associated with street drugs now often start in the doctor’s office.
New measures have been developed to limit unnecessary opioid prescriptions but will how successful will they be?
Aspirin therapy is no longer recommended to lower risk of heart attack and stroke in healthy older adults, according to new guidelines.
More than 92 percent of oral meds sold in the U.S. contain at least one ingredient that can cause allergic or adverse reactions in people who are sensitive.
Rising rates of staph infections may be due in part to the huge increase in the number of people who are addicted to opioids and other drugs, says the CDC.
The number of ER visits involving opioid poisoning or dependence more than tripled in Americans over 65 between 2006 and 2014, according to a new study.
Both chronic lymphocytic leukemia and its treatments can weaken the immune system. Patients should get flu and pneumonia vaccines, but may need to avoid others.
An alarming number of people taking a blood thinner like warfarin also take aspirin without being directed to do so by their health care provider
Could a recent study published in BMJ suggesting antibiotics prescribed in the U.K. often exceed recommended guidelines raise a red flag in the U.S. too?
High Rx costs are no new thing. But pharmaceutical execs actually copping to it? It happened yesterday. In a hearing in D.C., senators grilled top executives from pharma companies about list prices of medications, some of which can be life-saving for patients.