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1 in 13 U.S. Schoolkids Takes Psych Meds: Report

2 Drugs Offer Hope for Fatal Lung Disease

80 Percent of Cancer Docs Have Faced Drug Shortages: Survey

Abuse of Painkillers Raises Risk of Heroin Use: Study

Abuse of Prescription Painkillers on the Rise Among High School Athletes: Survey

Acid-Reflux Drugs Tied to Lower Levels of Vitamin B-12

ADHD Drug Ritalin Boosted Self-Control in Tests

ADHD Drugs May Up Risk of Heart Problems in Kids, Study Finds

Age-Related Eye Differences May Cause Falls

All-in-One Pill May Be Effective Treatment for Heart Care

Almost 13 Million More Americans Could Take Statins Under New Guidelines

Antibiotics May Be Linked to Serious Infections in Children

Antibiotics Often Prescribed Needlessly for Terminally Ill, Study Finds

Antidepressant Celexa May Help Ease Alzheimer's-Linked Agitation

Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Not Linked to Autism

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests

Antidote Might Reverse Complication From Blood Thinner Pradaxa

Antipsychotic Drugs May Triple Kids' Diabetes Risk, Study Suggests

Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients

Anti-Seizure Drug May Guard Against Some Cancers

Antiviral Drug May Extend Brain Cancer Survival, Researchers Say

Arthritis Drug Could Benefit Some Kidney Disease Patients

Bipolar Disorder Drug May Need Adjusting in Pregnancy, Study Finds

Blood Pressure Drug Might Boost Chemo Success, Mouse Study Suggests

Blood Pressure History May Affect Brain Function in Old Age

Blood Pressure Meds May Raise Risk of Serious Falls for Seniors

Blood Thinners May Not Be Needed for Kids' Back Surgery

Blood Thinners Now Recommended for People With Irregular Heartbeat

Bone Drugs Don't Lower Breast Cancer Risk After All, Study Finds

Breast Cancer Drug Aromasin May Be Option for Some Premenopausal Women

Breast Cancer Drug May Help Women Fight a Leading Cause of Infertility: Study

Cancer Drug May Be Helpful for Diabetes, Mouse Study Hints

Cancer Drug Nexavar Tied to Pancreas Damage in 2 Patients

Certain Allergies Plus Blood Pressure Meds Could Be Bad Mix

Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly

Certain Prescription Painkillers Tied to Higher Risk of Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Certain Sedatives Tied to Breathing Problems in Older COPD Patients

Certain Type of Brain Malformation May Be Best Left Alone

Chantix Helped People With Mental Illness Quit Smoking Longer in Study

Chemo Might Give Certain Lung Cancer Patients an Edge

Child 'Cured' of HIV Remains Free of Virus, Doctors Report

Cholesterol Drug Might Help Slow MS Progression

Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects, Review Finds

Cholesterol Drugs May Boost Your Gums' Health, Too

Cholesterol-Lowering Drugs May Boost a Man's Sex Life: Study

Chronically Ill Americans May Skip Meds to Afford Food

Combo Approach May Work Best for Smokers Looking to Quit

Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study Says

Common Gout Drug Tied to Lower Risk of Early Death in Study

Common Strep Bacteria May Be Morphing Into 'Superbug'

Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids

Could 'Phone Care' Ring in New Approach to Pain Relief?

Counselors Give Smokers Best Chance to Quit: Study

Cure Rate for Experimental Hepatitis C Drug Tops 95 Percent

Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics

Diabetes Treatment Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study

Doctors Often Comply When Patients Ask for Advertised Drugs: Study

Doctors Slower to Prescribe High Blood Pressure Meds to Younger Patients

Drivers With ADHD May Be at Higher Risk for Serious Crashes

Drug Abuse By Young Anesthesiologists Is Rare But Sometimes Deadly

Drug Duo Might Help Smokers Quit Better Than Single Med

Drug Labels Still Lack Infant Info, Study Finds

Drug May Help Slow Advanced Breast Cancer

Drug Might Help Heavy Drinkers Limit Their Booze

Drug Therapy May Lower Odds That Kids With ADHD Will Smoke

Early HIV Treatment a Win-Win, Researchers Report

ERs Dispensing More Narcotic Painkillers: Study

ERs Not Curbing Overuse of Antibiotics, Study Reveals

Even Non-Surgical Hospital Patients Often Get Powerful Narcotics: Study

Exercise Might Ease Joint Pain Caused by Breast Cancer Drugs

Exercise Might Lift Libido in Women on Antidepressants

Experimental Drug May Boost Leukemia Survival, Without Chemo

Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Drug-Resistant Lung Cancer

Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Genital Herpes Treatment

Experimental Hepatitis C Drug May Treat the Untreatable

Experts Issue Guidelines for Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Experts Urge Routine Test for All Patients With Invasive Breast Cancer

'Exposure Therapy' Along With Antidepressants May Help With OCD

Eye-Catching Labels Urged for Fast-Tracked Antibiotics

FDA Advisers Revisit Heart Risks Posed by Painkillers

FDA Announces Moves to Avert Drug Shortages

FDA Announces New Safety Measures for Narcotic Painkillers

FDA Approval Process Comes Under Scrutiny in Studies

FDA Approves 1st Topical Gel to Ease Redness of Rosacea

FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller

FDA Approves New Drug to Treat COPD

FDA Approves New Kind of Insomnia Drug

FDA Approves New Treatment for Hepatitis C Infection

FDA Approves New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

FDA Approves New Type of Anti-Clotting Drug

FDA Approves Quick-Acting Drug to Reverse Prescription Painkiller ODs

FDA OKs 2-Drug Combo Treatment for Advanced Melanoma

FDA OKs Injections to Treat Curvature of Penis

FDA OKs New Drug for Hard-to-Treat Colitis and Crohn's

FDA OKs New Hydrocodone Painkiller

FDA OKs Quick-Acting Antidote for Prescription Painkiller Overdose

FDA Panel Sees No Heart-Safety Advantage With Naproxen

FDA to Investigate Diabetes Drug Saxagliptin for Possible Heart Failure Risk

FDA Warns Against Prescription Drugs With High Levels of Acetaminophen

FDA Warns of Heart Risks From Stress-Test Drugs

Fizzy Drugs May Pose a High-Salt Danger, Study Suggests

For Uninfected Partner, Antiretroviral Drugs May Shield Against HIV

Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for Patients

Gene Therapy May Hold Promise for Advanced Parkinson's Disease

Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss

Glaxo to End Payments to Prescribing Doctors

Groups Push FDA to Revoke Approval of Highly Potent Painkiller

Hairless Man Now Hairy, Thanks to Arthritis Drug

Head Lice Growing Resistant to Standard Meds

HEALTH REFORM: Many on Medicare Already Enjoying Benefits

Helping Doctors Spot Who's Not Taking Their Blood Pressure Meds

High Blood Pressure May Be Worse for Women

High Blood Pressure May Sometimes Be Overtreated: Study

Higher Dose of IVF Drug May Be Needed for Obese Women

Hispanic Teens More Likely to Abuse Drugs: Survey

HIV Meds May Also Help Control Hepatitis C, Study Finds

HIV-Positive Inmates Benefit From Drug Treatment, Study Says

Hormones Might Offer Relief From Chronic Pain, Small Study Suggests

Ibuprofen, Aleve Won't Raise Miscarriage Risk: Study

Illegal Online Meds Targeted in Worldwide Crackdown, FDA Says

Informed Patients Can Help Stem Antibiotic Overuse

Insulin Use, Out-of-Pocket Costs Way Up for Type 2 Diabetes

Insulin-Metformin Combo Tied to Poorer Survival in Diabetes Study

It's 'Buyer Beware' for Decorative Contact Lenses, FDA Says

Keep Prescription Drugs Secure From Teens: Expert

Key Safety Questions May Linger for FDA-Expedited Drugs

Kidney Cancer Drugs Equal in Prolonging Survival: Study

Kidney Transplant Rejection Drugs Tied to Pregnancy Risks in Study

Kids Hospitalized for Flu Need Antiviral Meds Right Away: Study

Kids More Likely Than Adults To Be Resistant to HIV Meds: Study

Landmark ADHD Study Backed Drugs Over Therapy at a Cost: Report

Legalizing Medical Marijuana Doesn't Raise Teen Pot Use, Study Says

Levodopa May Beat Newer Meds for Long-Term Parkinson's Care: Study

Liquid Tamiflu for Kids in Short Supply

Longer Detox Might Work Better for Prescription Pain Med Addiction

Lyrica May Ease Pain for Depressed Fibromyalgia Patients

Many ADHD Drugs Linked to Painful Erections: FDA

Many Asthma Patients Don't Stick to Treatment Plan, Study Finds

Many Bipolar Patients Take Multiple Psychiatric Meds

Many Delay Blood Thinners After Stent Placement, Risking Death

Many Ivy League Students Admit Using ADHD Drugs for Better Grades: Study

Many Kids With Autism on Multiple Medications, Study Finds

Many Lupus Patients Forgo Needed Medication, Study Finds

Many U.S. Seniors Get Prescription Painkillers From Multiple Doctors

Many U.S. Vets Suffer Chronic Pain, Take Narcotic Painkillers: Study

Many U.S. Women Prescribed Narcotic Pain Meds During Pregnancy

Meds That Prevent HIV Infection Don't Spur Risky Behavior: Study

Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise

Mental-Health Disorders Growing Faster Among Kids Than Adults: Study

Merck Recalls Cholesterol Drug Liptruzet

Metformin Won't Help Heart Patients Without Diabetes: Study

Minority Patients Less Likely to Stick With Heart Attack Meds: Study

Model Program Boosts Blood-Pressure Control for Patients

More ERs Treating Headaches With Narcotics, Study Finds

More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch

More Than 6 Percent of U.S. Teens Take Psychiatric Meds: Survey

Most Teens Who Misuse Painkillers Aren't After a High, Study Finds

Multiple Drug Use Fueling Drugged-Driving Fatalities: Report

Nail Fungus Drug Might Help Against HIV, Study Suggests

Nebulizers May Not Deliver Full Drug Dose to Kids With Asthma

New Blood Pressure Guidelines May Take Millions of Americans Off Meds

New Blood Pressure Guidelines Raise the Bar for Taking Medications

New Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Shows Early Promise

New Clues to How Long-Term Drug Therapy Keeps HIV at Bay

New Diabetes Drug Seems Safe for Heart, Study Finds

New Drug Combo Helps Hard-to-Treat Hepatitis C

New Drug May Help Lower 'Bad' Cholesterol Beyond Statins

New Drug May Treat Constipation Caused by Strong Painkillers

New Drug Shows Early Promise in Treating Parkinson's Psychosis

New Drug Shows Promise for Restless Legs Syndrome: Study

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials

New Guidelines Recommend Longer Tamoxifen Treatment

New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials

New Treatment for Aggressive Breast Cancer Shows Some Promise

Niacin Doesn't Reduce Heart Problems, May Create Some, Research Finds

No Sign That ADHD Meds Raise Suicide Risk: Study

One in 10 Teens Has Misused Prescription Painkillers: Survey

Opioids Not Winning the Battle Against Pain, Study Suggests

Osteoporosis Drugs' Long-Term Use Needs More Research: FDA

OxyContin Tops List of Abused Prescription Drugs: Survey

Pair of Pills Shows Promise for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

Pfizer Recalls Some Antidepressants After Drug Mixup

Popular Crohn's, Colitis Drugs Not Linked to Short-Term Cancer Risk: Study

Popular Morning Sickness Drug Safe in Pregnancy, Study Finds

Power of Suggestion Revealed in Study of Migraine Drug

Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.

Prescription Eardrops Seem Best for Kids With Recurrent Ear Infection: Study

Prescriptions for Powerful Painkillers Vary Widely Among States: CDC

Primary Care Providers May Balk at Giving Teens Antidepressants

Program Helps Heart Patients Stick With Meds After Leaving Hospital

Pros, Cons to Dissolving Lung Clots: Study

Protecting Children From Poison Emergencies

Psoriasis Drug May Help Treat Type 1 Diabetes: Report

Quitting Tips for Thursday's Great American Smokeout

Rare Gene Mutations May Help Shield the Heart

Rare, But Serious, Side Effect Reported With One MS Drug

Reality TV Star Discusses Addiction Recovery

Recession Linked to More Than 10,000 Suicides in North America, Europe

Repeat Drug Overdoses Raise Risk for Hospitalization, Ventilator Care

Report Questions Effectiveness of Flu Meds

Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse

Robin Williams Had Early Stage Parkinson's Disease, Wife Reveals

Robin Williams Had Parkinson's Disease, Wife Says

Saturday Is National Drug Take-Back Day

Secure Your Prescription Drugs When Hosting Holiday Parties: Experts

Several Medications Can Help People Quit Drinking: Study

Sharp Rise in ER Visits Tied to Abuse of Sedative, Study Finds

Sickle Cell Drug Reduces Symptoms, Health Costs Alike, Study Finds

Simple Strategies Aren't Always Enough for Bedwetting

Sizing Up Your Options for Hay Fever Relief

Sleeping Pill Use Tied to Poorer Survival for Heart Failure Patients

Slightly Higher Risk of Birth Defects Seen in Pregnant Women on HIV Drugs

Smartphones May Help Nursing Home Docs Spot Drug Mishaps

So Long Snow, Hello Pollen

Soaring Prices, Not Demand, Behind Massive Hike in U.S. Health Spending

Some Diabetes Drugs May Affect Cancer Risk in Women: Study

Some Painkillers Tied to Certain Birth Defects in Study

Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study

Start Sleep Drug Lunesta at Lower Dose for Safety, FDA Says

Statin Therapy May Prevent Delirium in Critically Ill Patients

Statin Use Linked to Lower Prostate Cancer Death Risk

Statins Not Linked to Memory Loss, Dementia, Review Suggests

Steroids Often Prescribed for Psoriasis, Countering Guidelines

Stopping Statins for Terminal Patients a Safe Option: Study

Stress Leads Some Doctors to Abuse Prescription Drugs, Study Says

Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode: Study

Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble

Study Clears Certain Antibiotics of Serious Eye Risk

Study Finds 1 in 3 Tennesseans Uses Narcotic Painkillers Each Year

Study Finds Doctors Prescribing More Sedatives

Study Finds Many Flu Patients Not Treated Appropriately

Study Finds Two Drugs Aren't Better Than One for Kidney Disease

Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma

Study Sees No Evidence Linking Diabetes Drugs With Pancreatic Cancer

Study Sees No Suicide Risk From Stop-Smoking Drugs

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys

Study: Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk

Study: Kids With ADHD, Aggression May Benefit From 2nd Med

Study: Wikipedia Drug Entries Not Always Up-to-Date

Surgery Might Top Drugs as First Therapy for Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Take Heartburn Medicines Before Breakfast for Best Effect

Taking Antidepressants During Pregnancy May Not Raise Autism Risk

Taking Antipsychotic Drugs While Pregnant May Harm Newborns: Study

Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk

Taking Drug to Prevent HIV Doesn't Seem to Encourage Risk-Taking

Tamiflu Saved Lives During Swine Flu Pandemic, Study Confirms

Tamoxifen's Mental Side Effects Are Real, Study Shows

Text Message From Your Heart Doc: 'Take Your Medicine'

Thalidomide May Help Kids With Crohn's Disease

Tips for Being a Partner in Your Own Care

Too Few Americans Aware of Their High Blood Pressure: Study

Too Many Foster Kids With ADHD Treated With Antipsychotic Drugs: Study

Two Drugs Work Equally Well for Epileptic Seizures in Kids: Study

U.S. Health Spending Rising Modestly, Report Finds

U.S. Hospitals See Big Rise in Drug-Related Suicide Attempts

U.S. Nursing Homes Reducing Use of Antipsychotic Drugs

U.S. Officials Target Escalating Drug Overdoses

U.S. Spends 5 Times More Than U.K. on Antibiotics for Kids: Study

Ultra-Early Treatment Reduces Disability After Stroke: Study

Use Prescription Painkillers Safely

Warfarin Safe for Kidney Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Weight Gain From Antidepressants Is Minimal, Study Suggests

What Not to Do for Migraines

Young Americans' Prescription Med Abuse Still Down: Report

Your Contact Lens Might Someday Dispense Eye Drugs