So as winter approaches, rather than rushing out to your doctors at the first sign of a sniffle, try and ride it out.
Among 8th graders, prevalence of marijuana use fell from 9.8% to 7.3%. Among 10th graders, use fell from 19.8% to 17.8%. No changes were seen among 12th graders.
Driving while high doubles your chance of getting in a crash — and it’s illegal.
King County has over 100 locations where you can return your unused medications and it’s free! There are many drop-boxes in grocery stores, pharmacies and health clinics.
Insulin prices tripled, then doubled again and now lists over $300 for a single vial. Most people with Type 1 diabetes need multiple vials every month to live.
How can doctors work out what treatments actually work? Here’s where a type of study called a clinical trial is useful.
Costco, one of the largest food retailers in the country, has taken a major step to reduce the risk to human health posed by antibiotic use in agriculture.
In general, the “just the facts” approach has limited effectiveness.
In the first half of 2018, there were 81 deaths linked to fentanyl, versus 48 deaths recorded during the same time period last year, a 70% increase in deaths.
A probiotic treatment did not show any benefit for young children brought to the hospital with acute gastroenteritis.