While most mothers who get a bottle of pain pills when leaving the hospital won’t develop dependence or an addiction, some will.
The risk of a heart attack increases 600% within a week of having the flu. Other respiratory infections also increased risk, but influenza caused the greatest.
Headlines proclaimed that a new drug was potential game changer in treating cardiovascular disease, but evidence supporting the claim remains a mystery.
The Global Polio Eradication Initiative has not gone according to plan. The first eradication target date of 2000 was missed. We’re are about to miss the next, 2018.
If you do nothing else the next few days, get a flu shot. The best time to get a flu shot is by the end of October,
Despite warnings that older adults shouldn’t take sedatives that put them at risk of injury and death, many primary care doctors are still prescribing them.
To protect yourself, get vaccinated to minimize your risk of getting the flu. To reduce the chance you might catch or spread the flu, wash your hands.
With lethal amounts of fentanyl showing up in heroin and other drugs throughout the country, active drug users are at a greater risk of dying than ever before
Since the beginning of last year, 34 lawmakers have each received more than $100,000 from pharmaceutical companies.
When the cash price for a prescription is less than what you would pay using your insurance plan, pharmacists will no longer have to keep that a secret.