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Families Hoping for Justice From Prescription Bribes Trial
BOSTON—Drug company executives weren't satisfied with sales for their powerful painkiller, so they devised a plan, prosecutors say: Offer cash to doctors in exchange for prescriptions. Soon, the highly addictive ...
January 26, 2019
The Associated Press
Common Painkiller Tied to Increased Risk of Heart Problems
The commonly used painkiller diclofenac may be linked with an increased risk of heart problems, a large Danish ...
October 2, 2018
The Potential Danger of Taking a Painkiller Everyday
Should you be taking an aspirin every day?
May 22, 2016
Acetaminophen: More Dangerous Than You Ever Suspected
Acetaminophen overdose is responsible for more than 56000 emergency room visits and an estimated 458 deaths due to ...
February 28, 2016
Teens 3X More Likely to Get Addicted to Painkillers
No age group is free from risk though...
December 29, 2015
Michigan State University
Obama Says US Will Tackle Prescription Drug Abuse
Traveling to a region in the throes of a drug abuse crisis, President Obama promised Wednesday to use ...
October 21, 2015
The Associated Press
Ibuprofen Kills Thousands Each Year, so What Is the Alternative?
Pain is pain. Whether it happens to you, or you witness it in another (which can be worse), ...
December 4, 2014
Do Stricter Controls Curb Opioid Abuse?
Americans consume a staggering amount of the opioid painkiller hydrocodone—about 99% of the world’s supply. In October, after ...
November 15, 2014
G. Caleb Alexander
Could Blocking Symptoms Hurt Your Health?
Our health can suffer just as much from overtreatment as it does from neglect. It's only natural that ...
September 29, 2014
Ronald D. Whitmont
Drug Users Switch to Heroin, Study Says
A nationwide survey indicates that heroin users are attracted to the drug not only for the "high" but ...
July 10, 2014
Washington University in St. Louis
Trump Administration Revokes California’s Ability to Set Its Own Emission Standards
Last Three US Government Shutdowns Cost Nearly $4 Billion, Report Shows
Israel’s Netanyahu Fails to Win Majority in Close Election
20 Arrested, 18 Charged in String of Violent Robberies in Minneapolis
Trump Administration to Revoke California Waiver Requirement of Cleaner Cars
2020 Contender Elizabeth Warren Asked If ‘Medicare for All’ Means Middle Class Tax Hike
68-Year-Old Woman Runs Triathlons to Fight for Human Rights