When Medicine Makes Patients Sicker
A KHN review of thousands of FDA documents reveals how drugs that are poorly manufactured or contaminated can reach consumers.
How to get rid of unused medications
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.
Unwitting patients used to influence federal rule-making
Some patients whose comments were submitted to the federal government to oppose a change in drug payment policy have no memory of writing or signing the comments.
Anti-anxiety pills: The next drug epidemic?
Over-prescribing of drugs known as benzodiazepines or “benzos” is putting more people at risk of dependence on the pills.
Scammers sending fake FDA warning letters, FDA warns
Scammers are targeting consumers who have purchased medicines online.