Astonishing Report from the CDC: A Rise in Prescription Painkiller Overdoses Among Women
Between 1999 and 2010, almost 48,000 women died from overdosing on prescription painkillers such as Vicodin, OxyContin, Opana, and methadone.
Tiger Woods’ DUI Raises Awareness on Dangers of Prescription Drugs
Although details on Tiger Woods’ relationship with medications hasn’t been revealed, it’s a struggle that impacts people of all walks of life.
Study Reveals Widespread Prescription Drug Misuse in US
Addressing the opioid crisis in the United States will require more than traditional substance abuse education and treatment.
How America’s Prescription Problem Impacts Student Athletes
Prescription drugs have become a problem in the United States, and student athletes are more susceptible than most. Why are they more at risk than ever before?
The 25 most dangerous drugs may come as a surprise, as many are well-known and frequently used. Find out if you have any in your medicine cabinet.
Safely disposing of leftover prescription drugs is easier than ever as Rite Aid partners with Google Maps to make drug disposal units easily searchable.
Off-Label prescribing practices can provide life-saving drugs to people who need them. Understand the risks and benefits of off-label drug uses.
Name brand gabapentin found to have been prescribed more often as doctors receive reimbursement from pharmaceutical industries, despite the risk of abuse.
Research shows the use of certain antidepressants may reduce the effectiveness of tramadol, an opioid pain medication.
Improperly disposed prescription drugs are polluting drinking water and harming marine life. Learn how officials plan to prevent futher pollution.
Research highlights the fact that new drug development doesn’t always mean patients are getting better drugs, despite prescribing practices.
Gabapentin is one of the most prescribed medications in the U.S., but it might not be effective as well as having serious risks.
The FDA’s new prescription label requirements aim to reduce abuse and increase medical provider and patient understanding of controlled substances.
A recent court case involving fake Percocet prescriptions highlights the role pharmacists have played in America’s opioid epidemic.
Research indicates it may be difficult to find Suboxone treatment for opioid dependence in many states.
Find out what the most popular prescription drugs of 2018 were among people living in the U.S. and how it’s reflective of the opioid crisis as a whole.
Pfizer and GSK merge to form the largest over-the-counter drug company in the world. Learn about what this means for the American drug market.