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Quick Hits: Lamictal Warning, FDA Crackdown on E-Cigs & Drug Take Back Day

April 26, 2018
Quick Hits: Lamictal Warning, FDA Crackdown on E-Cigs & Drug Take Back Day

Seizure drug may cause rare immune system reaction, FDA gets tough on e-cigs that appeal to children and get rid of your unwanted prescription drugs.

Many Women Shun Preventive Breast Cancer Meds

April 25, 2018
Many Women Shun Preventive Breast Cancer Meds

Most women are skeptical about tamoxifen, a medication used to treat breast cancer in women who are at high risk for it.

Pregnant Moms and Coffee Increases Risk of Overweight Kids

April 24, 2018
Pregnant Moms and Coffee Increases Risk of Overweight Kids

Any caffeine consumption during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk of excess weight gain in early childhood.

FDA Encouraging Industry to Make More Opioid Abuse Therapies

April 23, 2018
FDA Encouraging Industry to Make More Opioid Abuse Therapies

The FDA is advising pharmaceutical companies to limit the number of times they conduct clinical trials on proposed treatments.

Quick Hits: Marijuana and Cognitive Impairment, New Migraine Treatment & More

April 19, 2018
Quick Hits: Lamictal Warning, FDA Crackdown on E-Cigs & Drug Take Back Day

Young people that heavily smoke cannabis may have cognitive impairment and an experimental migraine treatment that is biologic drug.

FDA Warns on High-Caffeine Supplements

April 18, 2018
FDA Warns on High-Caffeine Supplements

The FDA says it has reports of at least 2 deaths in the last few years connected to caffeine supplements.

Doc Group Says No to Marijuana for Sleep Apnea

April 17, 2018
Doc Group Says No to Marijuana for Sleep Apnea

Marijuana might be a treatment for sleep apnea, but the American Academy of Sleep Medicine doesn’t advise it.