Chris van Tulleken did an experiment a la Supersize Me whereby he, the researcher, was…
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Prescription drugs can be harmful, if used by people in your home who should not be taking them or if disposed of improperly. Here’s how CDC and the US FDA recommend handling the prescription drugs you use, as well as unused medicines that you no longer need.
Over half of Americans are misusing their prescription drugs — such as taking too much of a drug they are…
The late 1990s and early 2000s saw a number of prescription drugs come to market that ended up causing grave…
Quick Hits: FDA Approves Biologic for Cancers With Genetic Defects, Prescription Drug Prices Soar & More
The FDA gave accelerated approval to the biologic Keytruda (pembrolizumab) for patients whose solid cancer tumors have a specific genetic…
This is part 2 of a 2-part series on drugs whose side effects send seniors to the emergency room. Part…
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