Articles for Tag: "drugs"

Cough syrup abuse on the rise  Featured
Cough syrup abuse on the rise
Learn more about how kids are abusing drugs in your medicine cabinet.
New guidelines for blood pressure medication 
New guidelines for blood pressure medication
Get the latest on the updated recommendations for who should be taking blood pressure medication.
Teenage males struggle with body image too 
Teenage males struggle with body image too
Eating disorders are often overlooked in boys. Learn the warning signs.
Dangers of drugged driving 
Dangers of drugged driving
Motorists who drive under the influence of narcotics, marijuana and other drugs have three times the risk of being involved in a fatal car crash, experts say.
What parents should know about synthetic pot  Featured
What parents should know about synthetic pot
It’s sometimes called “spice,” “K2,” or “blaze.” But a recent surge of deaths in the U.S. due to synthetic marijuana has many parents calling it “deadly.”
Prescription spending down for first time in decades 
Prescription spending down for first time in decades
Americans spent less money on medicine in 2012 than 2011. It’s the first time spending has decreased in 60 years. Here’s what you should know.
$100K cancer drug price tag drawing harsh criticism 
$100K cancer drug price tag drawing harsh criticism
A group of physicians is voicing concern about the high cost of some cancer medications.