Women’s Health

FDA cracks down on prescription pain relievers 
FDA cracks down on prescription pain relievers
Very soon it could be more difficult to get prescriptions for drugs containing hydrocodone in combination with other pain relievers. After more than two days […]
Saying “I Do” may be good medicine for your heart 
Saying “I Do” may be good medicine for your heart
When it comes to matters of the heart, experts say marriage is a good thing.
Patient readmission a troubling trend 
Patient readmission a troubling trend
Once you leave the hospital after treatment, the last thing you want is a return visit. But scores of people end up back at the […]
New flu vaccine wins FDA approval 
New flu vaccine wins FDA approval
A new weapon in the fight against flu has won approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The novel new vaccine, coined Flublok, […]
Cancer deaths decline, but a long way to go 
Cancer deaths decline, but a long way to go
Cancer deaths have declined 20 percent in the last two decades. And while that’s good news, the American Cancer Society (ACS) reminds us that we […]
Ambien’s lingering effects may pose driving dangers 
Ambien’s lingering effects may pose driving dangers
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requiring manufacturers to lower current recommended doses of the popular sleep aid Ambien and its generic versions. The […]
Docs get social on the job 
Docs get social on the job
A new study suggests that doctors—like the rest of us—are using social media to stay plugged in. In fact, according to a new study, about […]