Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
Study: Acetaminophen Dulls Your Pain -- But Also Your EmpathyA new study by researchers at Ohio State University found that acetaminophen -- the main ingredient in Tylenol and about 600 other medicines -- dulls you to the trials and tribulations of others.
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.
Making The Vaccination Process A Little Easier For KidsNo one likes to get a shot, but vaccinations are required by school districts. Parents and pediatricians can make it easier for kids to suffer through the pain.
Popular Over-The-Counter Drug Can Be Dangerous When Taken Too OftenAcetaminophen, a pain and fever reducing medication, is the active ingredient in Tylenol and all sorts of other things, and that's where a danger lies.
Health: Flu Cases Continue To Rise Dramatically In Our Area, Earlier Than Past SeasonsNew numbers show what many of you already know. The flu is ramping up earlier than usual. More than three thousand new cases in Pennsylvania in just a week, and there have been six deaths so far, including two in Philadelphia.
J&J Recalls More Tylenol Extra Strength PillsJohnson & Johnson has announced yet another Tylenol recall due to a musty moldy odor linked to a trace chemical.
J&J Recalls Nonprescription Drugs From Pa. PlantJohnson & Johnson said Friday it is recalling nearly 47 million packages of Tylenol, Sudafed and other nonprescription drugs manufactured at a Pennsylvania facility.
J&J "Cooperating" with Subpoenas Probing Drug Recalls
J&J to Lay Off 300 at Fort Washington Plant