Tag:

medication

Gone fishing

Antibiotic researchers are diving into the deep blue as they search for a new weapon against drug-resistant superbugs: fish mucus.

A glorious triumph

Dale Coil's unwavering commitment to physical therapy and healthier living led him to shed more than 300 pounds—and gave him his first pain-free morning in years.

Fight the sneeze—safely

An expert gives us the goods on how to best fight seasonal sniffling and the ah-choos.

Generic EpiPen gains doctors’ approval

Severe allergy sufferers can now get a lower-cost option with the newly approved product.

FDA approves first drug aimed at preventing migraines

People who thought their migraines were difficult to prevent may actually have hope of finding pain relief.

Fighting a cold or flu? Beware of overdosing

The risk is great as people take over-the-counter medications designed to treat multiple symptoms.

Is your medication expired?

When should you discard prescription and OTC drugs?

Bye-bye flu shot, hello patch?

Early results appear promising for dissolvable microneedle vaccine.

Kids and meds: ­­8 tips for safe dosing

What to know about giving over-the-counter medications to children.

Troubling trend in senior prescriptions

In patients 65 and older, use of opioids, antidepressants, tranquilizers and antipsychotics more than doubled from 2004 to 2013.

In labor, use BRAIN

This handy concept offers a great reference for moms as they weigh the risks and rewards of labor choices.

The psychology of sleep

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help patients shed the bad habits and anxious thoughts that make for sleepless nights.

Subscribe to Health Beat

Join our mailing list and we'll deliver our best stories to your inbox, for free!

We'll never share your email with anyone else.

You have Successfully Subscribed!