Moving toward a better blood pressure pill

Combining low doses of multiple drugs might work for some.

June 17, 2017 0

Spring-clean your medicine cabinet to safeguard your kids

Tips for proper storage and disposal to help prevent accidental poisonings.

March 26, 2017 0

Potential reversal of type 2 diabetes?

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission.

March 19, 2017 1

Which diet drugs work?

A study of five prescription medications shows they all work—but some are better than others.

November 6, 2016 0

Among wealthy nations, U.S. lags in life expectancy

Drug abuse, diabetes, high blood pressure, guns, smoking and alcohol all contribute to America's poor health.

October 13, 2016 0

Program bolsters Rx safety, savings

Medication therapy management can give patients an added layer of assurance when they're taking multiple prescription drugs.

August 25, 2016 0

Updated heart failure treatment guidelines issued

Two new drugs added to list of recommended therapies.

May 30, 2016 0

Antibiotics 101

A brief history and a primer on why they're so important.

May 24, 2016 0

Like a glass of wine? Sure… but it may not lengthen life

Despite numerous studies that have shown benefits of moderate alcohol consumption, the latest research says longevity can't be tied to it.

March 28, 2016 1

Prescription drug use on the rise in U.S.

Many adults take five or more medications, often for preventable ills.

November 9, 2015 0

Substance abuse reported by 1 in 10 workers

Government report detects uptick among hotel, food service employees.

April 19, 2015 0

Rx spending jumps to $374 billion

"Blockbuster" drugs drive 13 percent increase in spending at the pharmacy.

April 15, 2015 0