Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has a substance abuse problem
CDC cites blood thinners, antibiotics, diabetes drugs for nearly half of adverse drug-related events
The findings are important because joint replacement is increasingly common and there are sharply rising rates of opioid overdoses in the United States.
Other uses include insomnia, pain and anxiety, researchers say
The nation spends more on medications than any other country, researchers say
Smartphone app may help some people with atrial fibrillation take drugs 'as needed,' study suggests
Physicians' group recommends cognitive behavioral therapy before drugs for insomnia
Small chance that prescription narcotic painkillers, over-the-counter meds were mingled together
If the current shortage of some drugs used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder has left you searching for something else for your child to take, experts suggest you choose a substitute carefully.
World Health Organization researchers are reporting an apparent spike in Australia in the number of seasonal influenza cases resistant to Tamiflu, the most commonly used antiviral drug.
Tips from the American Lung Association may help
Each year in the United States, one of every 150 two-year-olds visits an emergency room for treatment of an accidental medication overdose, a new government report shows.
Study shows benefit for patients who've already finished with stronger blood thinners
Two studies find immunosuppressants called thiopurines may raise risk of non-melanoma cancers
Study finds daily steroids not necessary for tots with recurrent but not persistent wheeze
Pradaxa has caused severe bleeding problems that can't be reversed, trauma surgeon says
Blood thinner, aspirin, insulin and oral diabetes drugs account for two-thirds of nearly 100,000 hospitalizations.
Statins reduce heart risks without raising odds of cancer, other illnesses, research shows
Majority of victims are women, but nearly 40 percent are male, researchers note.
Pill to prevent gray hair might be next in 'lifestyle' drug pipeline