Drugmaker Merck & Co. is recalling a combination cholesterol drug, wiping out the entire U.S. stock, due to packaging defects that could reduce effectiveness.
Narcotics may be the only humane way to deal with severe pain at the end of life.
Governor Tom Corbett says proper disposal of unused prescription drugs is important not just to stop abuse but to keep them out of the environment.
Conflict-of-interest policies now restrict interactions between drug reps and doctors but nurses and other medical personnel still get gifts.
How can it be illegal to fill a prescription if actually given by a doctor?
We have a major public health problem in this country and it has to do with the overuse of opioid medications.
The MedSnapID app is able to visually identify over 3,700 types of prescription pills.
Amid concerns about privacy, the state House has passed and sent the Senate a bill that would create a state database to monitor the dispensing and use of prescription drugs.
A Connecticut woman found out the hard way that to be arrested for DUI, you don’t have to be drunk.
Boxes have been set up at nine police departments and in the lobby of the Government Center in Media. The process is intended to be anonymous.
The growing addiction problem is adding to the number of emergency room visits, rescue calls, treatment placements and deaths in Philadelphia every year.
Delaware County Council and the Heroin Task Force are set to unveil 11 large drug drop off boxes.
The Washington-based Trust for America’s Health said in a report Monday that the state had 15.3 overdose deaths per 100,000 residents in 2010, most involving prescription drugs.
As a consumer, as someone who takes medicine, you need to play detective. If you are experiencing unusual symptoms after taking medications it is worth checking into.
Police say a South Jersey man has been arrested for allegedly selling prescription drugs on Craigslist.