by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 30, 2013
The rise of antibiotic resistance is impacting everything from the chicken you buy in the grocery store, to STD treatment, to sick kids recovering in the hospital.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 25, 2013
The FDA is moving to re-classify painkillers as Schedule II substances, which would make them harder to get.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on October 23, 2013
The rise of antibiotic-resistant diseases in animals may be one of the biggest issues you've never heard of. And Congress isn't helping.
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by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 9, 2013
The first-of-its-kind law is drawing criticism from the pharmaceutical industry, which will challenge it in court.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 8, 2013
About 60 percent of all U.S. drug overdose deaths are caused by prescription drugs, but most states aren't putting the right policies in place to address the issue.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on October 3, 2013
The new legislation is intended to ensure there isn't a shortage of primary care doctors as the Affordable Care Act takes effect.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on September 30, 2013
With tougher prescription guidelines, more doctors are turning to drug-free behavioral health therapies that have proven as effective of drugs, but without the side effects.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on September 16, 2013
"This is scary stuff, and we want people to know about it."
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on September 13, 2013
A deadly meningitis outbreak last October left 64 Americans dead. A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to make sure that doesn't happen again.
by Sy Mukherjee Posted on September 10, 2013
Rite Aid will join other big-name pharmacies like Walgreens and CVS to help spread the word about the health law.