Study: Babies Feel Pain Like Adults, But Are Not Always Given Same MedicationA study done by a group of researchers from Oxford University yielded some surprising results regarding babies and how they feel pain.
Pa.-based McNeil Consumer Healthcare Company To Plead Guilty Over RecallCourt documents unsealed Tuesday say McNeil Consumer Healthcare, of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, will acknowledge selling adulterated bottles of Infants' and Children's Tylenol and Children's Motrin. The company agreed to pay $25 million to resolve the case.
Health: What Happens When Drugs Expire?People depend on drugs every day, but what happens when they expire? You may not have to throw them away, which could save you some money.
Tasty Medication Poses Risk For ChildrenIf medications taste good, they could be a temptation to kids.
Medical Expenses: What You Can - And Can't - DeductWhat medical expenses can you deduct, and when? There's been a change in tax law.
Merck Recalling Combination Cholesterol DrugDrugmaker Merck & Co. is recalling a combination cholesterol drug, wiping out the entire U.S. stock, due to packaging defects that could reduce effectiveness.
Report: Drug Reduces Painful Chemo Side EffectA medication used for depression and anxiety can reportedly be effective in treating chemotherapy-induced pain.
Tips For Discount DrugsIt pays to be a smart consumer and, as people are being asked to be more responsible for their health care expenses, it is becoming clear that it is important in this area as well.
Regulating Blood ThinnersOne of the most unpredictable drugs that we prescribe as physicians is the blood thinner warfarin, well known as coumadin.
Quality Control In Health Care ProductsThe meningitis outbreak linked to an injectable steroid is a stern warning for all of us why quality controls in the manufacture and distribution of health care products is so important.
Get Rid Of Your Old DrugsAnother reason for parents to clean out medicine cabinets. Abuse of prescription drugs by teens is on the rise.
The Risk Of Generic DrugsFrom time to time, generic drugs may vary in shape or color, confusing some patients, especially the elderly.