Misc. Drugs News

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Over-the-Counter Treatments for Sore Throat

Two potential alternative treatments for sore throat don't work, new study finds.

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Health Tip: Get to Know Your Pharmacist

Here's how you may benefit

11/1/2017
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10/25/2017
A Drug Company's Gift Might Change How Your Doctor Prescribes

More expensive brand-name prescriptions come from doctors who received perks, study finds

10/25/2017
Adderall Misuse May Be Hidden Part of Teen Amphetamine Abuse

That could lead to an undercount of the extent of the problem, researchers say

10/25/2017
Decline in U.S. Teen Drug Abuse Means Less Crime, Violence

New stats show fighting, theft, gun use all down

10/13/2017
Around the World, Too Little Relief for Pain

High drug costs in low-income countries are to blame, says new report

10/4/2017
Newer Drug May Prolong Lymphoma Remission

But blood cancer experts call for more research

10/4/2017
Could You Be Overdoing It With Sleeping Pills?

Know the risk/reward ratio of these drugs

9/30/2017
Risk Assessments Can Help Prevent Falls

Geriatrics specialist offers tips to avoid injuries

9/26/2017
CDC Launches Opioid Campaign in Hard-Hit States

'It only takes a little to lose a lot' is slogan for the multi-pronged media effort

9/25/2017
Health Tip: Medication Use After a Natural Disaster

Lack of essential services may compromise some drugs

9/19/2017
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9/13/2017
What You Can Do to Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic

A surgeon's group offers a blueprint for safer pain management

9/7/2017
Mom-to-Be's Antidepressants Tied to Kids' Psychiatric Woes

But study authors say findings need to be interpreted with caution

9/6/2017
Long-Acting Inhaler May Help in Early Stage COPD, Too

Doctors may consider starting medications sooner

9/1/2017
FDA OKs Return of Once-Withdrawn Leukemia Drug

At lower dose, Mylotarg extended survival against a certain type of blood cancer

8/31/2017
New Hope From Old Drugs in Fight Against Parkinson's

Asthma medications may lower risk, but much more research is needed

8/17/2017
Health Tip: Throwing Out Leftover Medicine

What to do with drugs you no longer use

8/14/2017
ER Rates Soar as Toddlers Ingest Pot, French Study Finds

Accidental intoxication rose 133 percent in a decade; U.S. experts call findings highly relevant

8/10/2017
Is Pot Linked to Blood Pressure Deaths?

Study suggests so, but heart expert questions the finding

8/7/2017
'12-Step' Strategy Boosts Success of Teen Drug Abuse Program

Messages from recovering peers made an impact, study finds

8/4/2017
The Fine Print on Medication Expiration Dates

When to discard Rx and OTC drugs

8/3/2017
Addiction Drug Underused by Primary Care Docs in U.S.

Buprenorphine is prescribed to get patients off opioids in the privacy of a physician's office

7/31/2017
Opioids and Driving

More prescription opioids detected in deadly car crashes, study finds

7/26/2017
Opioid Abuse Down in Younger Americans, But Up Among Older Adults

Rates have doubled in people over 50, report says

7/23/2017
A Reminder That Meds and Grapefruit Don't Always Mix

Could be a dangerous combination, depending on the drug

7/18/2017
Dozens of Potential Alzheimer's Meds in the Pipeline

Last new drug for the memory-robbing disease was introduced in the United States in 2003