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Opioid pain relievers may not alleviate certain forms of chronic pain any better than non-opioid medications. Researchers set out to…
3 Drug Classes That Send More Seniors to the ER
Side effects of drugs, many of them part of a daily regimen for older adults, are landing more seniors in…
Quick Hits: Teething Tablets Warning, Cutting Back on Opioid Painkiller Production, & More
Parents should avoid giving infants homeopathic teething tablets and gels due to potential risks, including seizures. The FDA, which issued…
Why Opioids Are More Dangerous for Seniors
One of the most fascinating aspects of learning about side effects of drugs has been to discover that many side…
Should Kids Be Given Codeine?
“This country has a real problem with narcotics.” That was the response when I asked a friend of mine, a…
Drug withdrawal among babies rising ‘due to prescription of opioids for mothers’
Women receiving opioid pain reliever prescriptions, such as hydrocone, while pregnant are at increased risk of their babies having neonatal…
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