Opiates are the major cause of accidental deaths in the U.S. Accidental overdoses from opiates, including codeine, morphine and heroin, kill more people than automobile and other motor vehicle accidents.
If you’ve noticed your doctors using tablets in the exam room, don’t fret — they’re not playing games or watching Netflix. They’re using electronic health records, and you get the benefits.
When it comes to doctors’ relationships with pharmaceutical companies, Americans are skeptical. Here’s why transparency and safeguards matter.
Centuries-old therapy with Chinese herbs can correct body imbalances. Check with your doctor before starting herbal therapy to improve cold or flu symptoms, energy, digestion, sleep, menopausal symptoms or fertility.
The over-prescribing of antibiotics for kids has been a worry for both parents and doctors because of the drugs’ side effects and a possible buildup of resistance to them. But a new study shows fewer kids are getting them.
Are you giving your child the right amount of medicine at the right time for a fever, headache or cold? The consequences can be serious. Reference our easy-to-read guide to help your child feel better, fast.