DRUGSPHARMACY:
Big Rise in Hospitalized Kids With Opioid Side Effects:
HIV and Smoking a Lethal Combo for the Lungs:
FDA OKs First 'Biosimilar' Drug to Fight Cancer: New biologic could help drive down the cost of care, agency says
What You Can Do to Help Fight the Opioid Epidemic: A surgeon's group offers a blueprint for safer pain management
Does Mother's Mental Health Affect Pregnancy?: Having depression, panic disorder or anxiety disorder won't hurt your baby, researcher says
Cancer Drugs' High Prices Not Justified by Cost of Development, Study Contends: Research challenges notion that each new medicine costs billions to come to market
Does Study Claim a Cure? Beware of Scientific 'Spin': 'Breakthroughs' are rare, so view bold claims with skepticism, researcher warns
Guinea Pigs Harbor a Hidden Health Hazard: Three Europeans were hospitalized due to infections from these pets
Mom-to-Be's Antidepressants Tied to Kids' Psychiatric Woes: But study authors say findings need to be interpreted with caution
Long-Acting Inhaler May Help in Early Stage COPD, Too: Doctors may consider starting medications sooner
New 'Biologic' Drug May Help Severe Asthma: But similar meds cost up to $30,000 a year
Throat Bacteria Linked to Bone and Joint Infection in Kids: Study found one particular germ in 70 percent of children with additional infections
White Kids More Likely to Get Unneeded Antibiotics: Study finds more evidence of racial disparities in ERs
FDA OKs Return of Once-Withdrawn Leukemia Drug: At lower dose, Mylotarg extended survival against a certain type of blood cancer
New Hope From Old Drugs in Fight Against Parkinson's: Asthma medications may lower risk, but much more research is needed
Harvey's Floodwaters Harbor Many Health Hazards: Contaminated water can cause infections, displace residents who lack needed meds
FDA Approves 1st Treatment for 'Kissing Bug' Illness in Children: Benznidazole becomes the nation's only drug for Chagas disease
Young Adults May Be Ignoring High Blood Pressure: Only 4 in 10 with the condition get it under control, study reports
Many Migraine Sufferers Given Unecessary Opioids, Study Finds: Addictive painkillers should be treatment of last resort, headache expert says
Doctor-Patient Dialogue May Boost Use of Blood Pressure Drugs: Physicians in poor neighborhoods should ask about employment, relationships, study says
Hernia Patients May Need Fewer Opioids After Surgery, Study Finds: After repair, smaller prescriptions led to fewer pills that could be diverted or abused
FDA May Limit 'Risk Info' in Direct-to-Consumer TV Drug Ads: Would new approach to broadcast advertising deprive consumers of vital information?
Study Finds Options to Opioid Use After Knee Surgery: Non-drug approaches that may work include acupuncture and electrotherapy, review finds
Powerful New Cholesterol Med Won't Harm Memory, Easing Concerns: Study findings on Repatha are 'reassuring,' but expert wants longer follow-up
U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years: Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds