Computerized medication cabinets are used in nearly all U.S. hospitals. Safety advocates say they’re primed for error.
As prescriptions surge, Walgreens and CVS employees say they need more protective gear, cleaning supplies and sick pay.
Many of these products contain unapproved and unregulated pharmaceutically active ingredients, a new study finds, posing “a serious public health concern.”
As pharma companies underwrite three-fourths of the FDA’s budget for scientific reviews, the agency is increasingly fast-tracking expensive drugs with significant side effects and unproven health benefits.
From 1996 to 2002, Purdue pursued nearly every avenue in the drug supply and prescription sales chain — a strategy now cast as reckless and illegal in more than 1,500 federal civil lawsuits from communities in Florida to Wisconsin to California that allege the drug has fueled a national epidemic of addiction.