Yes, music can get you high. Science shows how. (Try it!)

Maybe sex, drugs and rock and roll belong together even more than we thought. A new study from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital... Read more

How Camphor continues to poison children

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By guest blogger Michael R. Cohen: President of the Institute for Safe Medication Practices Exactly three years ago today, the New York City... Read more

Should You Get to Choose Your Own End-of-Life Care?

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By guest blogger Robert Field: Getting old can mean having to face wrenching medical decisions. Some can arise even before you get sick. For... Read more

New Pennsylvania governor likely to end low-cost health insurance for the poor

Pennsylvania’s subsidized health insurance for low-income working people will likely end next month, officials on Gov.-elect Tom Corbett’s... Read more

Rep. Giffords' surgeon hails from Philadelphia

The neurosurgeon who operated on Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords after she was shot in Tucson Saturday is a local boy. G. Michael Lemole Jr... Read more

A brief guide to splitting pills safely

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Calls for Health Reform Repeal are Déjà Vu All Over Again

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By guest blogger Robert Field: Here’s a quick quiz. In this summary of recent political events, guess which party is which. Party A... Read more

Warning! Kids may mistake drug patches as Band-Aids, tattoos or stickers

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