Tag:

overdose

The shadowy side of sunshine

Excessive doses of vitamin D can lead to high levels of calcium in the blood, which can trigger kidney damage.

Creeping threat: Kratom

Reports of poisoning from this unregulated herbal substance have jumped 50-fold in the past six years.

Fighting a cold or flu? Beware of overdosing

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

Trump says opioid crisis is a national emergency

The majority of overdose deaths are attributed to prescription painkillers.

U.S. kids overdosing on dietary supplements

Children under age 6 are often the most affected.

Prince’s painkiller spotlights danger of synthetic drugs

Opioid fentanyl and related street drugs highly lethal, addictive.

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