Our defenses against infection are wearing thinner, and the microbes are getting stronger. The new report lays out a four-step strategy to confront the crisis.
Nearly 8 in 10 Americans say the cost of prescription drugs is unreasonable, with voters from both parties agreeing that cutting their cost is a top priority.
For around 30% of all medicines, the time of day you take it does matter.
Washington state is paying for the marketing campaign as part of a deal to give AbbVie the exclusive right to treat its citizens who have hepatitis C.
Alcohol ramps up the effects of drugs that act on the brain and nervous system, and vice versa, which increases the risk of overdose.
Hemp cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabis extract largely unknown a few years ago, has become so popular that some Americans take a spoonful every day.
Nonprescription use of stimulants is a growing problem for young people, bringing not only a risk of overdose and addiction but also damaging sleep disruption.
Most mothers-to-be in the US – 65% – have not been vaccinated against the flu and whooping cough, putting their and their infants’ health at risk, CDC reports.
Patient “brokers” can make initial commissions of as much as $2,000 for each patient they recruit for for-profit opioid treatment programs.
Thousands of Mexicans cross in the US on temporary visas to sell their blood plasma to profit-making pharmaceutical companies promising them hefty cash rewards.
During the last flu season, 241 people in Washington died from the flu and its complications – many more were severely sickened and hospitalized.
One of the common myths that leads people to avoid the flu shot is that they think the shot will give them the flu. But that is simply not true.
To help you decide when, where, and how to get your flu shot, Public Health – Seattle & King County has compiled answers to some of your most common questions.
Fentanyl has been found in illicit M30, V48 and A215 pills and various powder products.
The drugs were cheap, and the customers — mostly from Mexico and Central America — did not need prescriptions to buy them. But many are counterfeit.