Study: Commonly Prescribed Drugs Tied To Nearly 50% Higher Dementia Risk In Older AdultsScientists have long found a possible link between anticholinergic drugs and an increased risk of dementia.
Veterinarian Warns Pet Owners To Be Skeptical Of Online Rumors About TrifexisScary stories posted on Facebook about a flea and heartworm drug for dogs called Trifexis is causing worry among pet owners.
Pa. Launching Drug Database To Prevent Prescription Painkiller AbusePennsylvania is launching a new database to make it harder to go from doctor to doctor to get prescription painkillers.
Certain Over-The-Counter Medications Could Increase Risk Of DementiaThere is growing evidence to suggest the long-term use of some very common over-the-counter medicines — from pain relievers, cold and allergy treatments, even some sleep aids — may increase your risk of dementia.
Experts Tips On How To Get Big Savings On Prescription Drug CostsIt seems almost every adult is on a prescription drug, not just seniors, but younger and middle aged.
Consumer Reports Offers Tips On How To Save Big Money On Your MedsSome Americans are seeing their drug prices skyrocket, but you may be able to save money if you change where you shop for your prescriptions.
Experts Share Tips On How To Get Rid Of Expired MedicationsIf you look in the medicine cabinet, chances are you will find some expired medications.
New Study Takes Close Look At Diabetes MedicationsJerry Webb was diagnosed with type two diabetes a year ago. The disease runs in his family.
Hospital Pharmacy Tech Charged With Stealing Oxycodone Meant For PatientsA former pharmacy technician at Jefferson Memorial hospital is charged with stealing prescription painkillers meant for patients, which she allegedly swapped for other medications.
Adverse Medication Reactions Send Thousands To HospitalA new study from the Centers for Disease Control finds that each year nearly 100,000 adults older than 65 end up in the emergency room because of the wrong combination or dose of their medications.