CHICAGO (AP) — The song says a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, but a study says that kind of imprecise measurement can lead to potentially dangerous dosing mistakes. The results, published online […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a move that some fear could compromise care for Medicare recipients, the Obama administration is proposing to remove special protections that guarantee seniors access to a wide selection of three types […]
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Family members whose loved ones died as a result of prescription drug overdoses will be among those calling for change as lawmakers consider whether to reauthorize the state medical board.
CHICAGO (AP) — Drug overdose deaths rose for the 11th straight year, federal data show, and most of them were accidents involving addictive painkillers despite growing attention to risks from these medicines.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A system that tracks prescription drugs and has assisted in several celebrity death investigations is in jeopardy of ending.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – A statewide survey shows there are more drugged drivers than drunken drivers on California roads during the weekend. The California Office of Traffic Safety said Monday that 14 percent of drivers […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – The Department of Justice says a unit of CVS Caremark has agreed to pay over $5 million to settle allegations that it reported false prescription drug pricing data to the government’s Medicare […]
What do you do with expired medications? A new laboratory analysis of eight prescription drugs that expired between 28 and 40 years ago has found that most have remained just as potent as they were […]
(AP) – Elvis Presley fans have begun flocking together outside the walls of Graceland, set to pay their respects to the rock ‘n’ roll icon at a candlelight vigil marking the 35th anniversary of his […]