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

2 Drugs Offer Hope for Fatal Lung Disease

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

ADHD Drug Ritalin Boosted Self-Control in Tests

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

ADHD Medications Won't Stunt Kids' Growth, Study Finds

ADHD Stimulant Drug Abuse Common Among Young Adults: Survey

Almost 1 in 5 Americans Plagued by Constant Pain, Survey Suggests

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

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

Antipsychotics Linked to Lower Brain Volume in Schizophrenia Patients

Anti-Seizure Drug May Guard Against Some Cancers

Behavioral Therapy Deemed Best for Social Phobia

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

Certain Antipsychotic Meds Tied to Kidney Problems in Elderly

Certain Painkillers Tied to Raised Risk of Death After Stroke

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

Cholesterol Drug Might Help Slow MS Progression

Cholesterol Drugs' Benefits Far Outweigh Side Effects, Review Finds

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

Combo Diabetes Therapy Outperforms Other Treatments, Study Finds

Combo Treatment for Advanced Melanoma Seems to Improve Survival

Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study Says

Common Blood Pressure Drug May Lower Risk For Lou Gehrig's Disease: Study

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?

Could Popular Heartburn Drugs Upset Your 'Good' Gut Bugs?

Counselors Give Smokers Best Chance to Quit: Study

Cure Rate for Experimental Hepatitis C Drug Tops 95 Percent

Deaths From Narcotic Painkillers Quadrupled in Past Decade: CDC

Diabetes Drug May Spur Weight Loss in Obese Nondiabetics

Diabetes Drug Metformin May Affect Thyroid in Some Patients

Diabetes Treatment Falls Short as Heart Failure Drug in Study

Do Antidepressants in Pregnancy Raise Risks for Mental Woes in Kids?

Docs More Likely to Prescribe Unneeded Antibiotics Later in Day: Study

Doctors' Group Issues Painkiller Guidelines

Doctors Often Comply When Patients Ask for Advertised Drugs: Study

Doctors Slower to Prescribe High Blood Pressure Meds to Younger Patients

'Doctor-Shopping' for Painkillers Common After Broken-Bone Surgery, Study Finds

Drivers With ADHD May Be at Higher Risk for Serious Crashes

Drug Combo Helps Lupus-Related Kidney Condition

Drug Duo Might Help Smokers Quit Better Than Single Med

Drug Gives Big Survival Boost Against Type of Advanced Breast Cancer

Drug Gives 'New Hope' Against Heart Failure, Expert Says

Drug Interactions Common Among Hospitalized Kids, Study Says

Drug Might Help Heavy Drinkers Limit Their Booze

Drug Regimen Cures Hepatitis C in Most Liver Transplant Patients in Study

Drug Therapy May Lower Odds That Kids With ADHD Will Smoke

ERs Dispensing More Narcotic Painkillers: Study

ERs Not Curbing Overuse of Antibiotics, Study Reveals

Experimental Cholesterol-Lowering Drug Effective, Study Reports

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

Experts Issue Guidelines for Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Eye-Catching Labels Urged for Fast-Tracked Antibiotics

FDA Advisers Revisit Heart Risks Posed by Painkillers

FDA Approval Process Comes Under Scrutiny in Studies

FDA Approves Another Weekly Injectable Drug for Type 2 Diabetes

FDA Approves First in New Class of Drugs for Advanced Ovarian Cancer

FDA Approves Hard-to-Abuse Narcotic Painkiller

FDA Approves New Kind of Insomnia Drug

FDA Approves New Obesity Drug

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 Issues New Drug Label Rules to Better Inform Pregnant Women

FDA OKs 2-Drug Combo Treatment for Advanced Melanoma

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

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: Supplements, Meds Can Be Dangerous Mix

Fewer Painkiller Deaths in States With Medical Marijuana: Study

For a Child's Fracture, Use Ibuprofen, Not Morphine: Study

Free Drug Samples for Doctors Might Prove Costly for Patients

Gene Therapy May Hold Promise for Advanced Parkinson's Disease

Generic Drugs May Help Breast Cancer Patients Stick to Therapy

Glaucoma Drug May Help Reverse Obesity-Related Vision Loss

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

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

Herceptin Best for Certain Breast Cancer Patients, Study Says

Heroin Overdose Deaths Doubled in Much of U.S.: CDC Study

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

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

Hospitals' High Antibiotic Use May Boost Germs' Resistance: Study

Ibuprofen, Aleve Won't Raise Miscarriage Risk: Study

Illegal Online Meds Targeted in Worldwide Crackdown, FDA Says

Impotence Drug Might Counter Common Gene Mutation in Type 2 Diabetes: Study

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

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

Kids Prescribed Antibiotics Twice as Often as Needed, Study Finds

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

Lower Doses of Rheumatoid Arthritis Drugs May Work for Some

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 ADHD May Be Missing Out on Talk Therapy

Many Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients May Skip Meds: Study

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

Many U.S. Workers on Disability Use Narcotic Painkillers, Study Finds

Medical Bills Pricey for Americans, Even With Private Insurance

Medication Errors Occur Every 8 Minutes in U.S. Children

Medication Linked to Fewer Injuries in Kids With ADHD

Medicines Are Biggest Culprit in Fatal Allergic Reactions: Study

Melanoma Drug Trials Show Significant Promise

Merck Recalls Cholesterol Drug Liptruzet

Metformin Beats Other Type 2 Diabetes Drugs for First Treatment: Study

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

More Americans Controlling Their High Blood Pressure

More ERs Treating Headaches With Narcotics, Study Finds

More Hispanics Took Heart Meds After Medicare Part D Launch

Most Americans With HIV Don't Have Virus Under Control, CDC Says

Most Treatments for Blood Clots Appear Safe, Effective

Most Who Abuse Painkillers Are Unprepared If Overdose Strikes: Study

Multiple Drug Use Fueling Drugged-Driving Fatalities: Report

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set for Saturday

New Blood Pressure Guidelines May Take Millions of Americans Off Meds

New Drug May Help Lower 'Bad' Cholesterol Beyond Statins

New Drug May Treat Constipation Caused by Strong Painkillers

New Drug Shows Promise for Restless Legs Syndrome: Study

New Eczema Drug Shows Promise in Early Trials

New Guidelines for Sickle Cell Disease

New Guidelines Recommend Longer Tamoxifen Treatment

New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials

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

No Sign That ADHD Meds Raise Suicide Risk: Study

Nonsurgical Treatments Suggested for Women's Urinary Incontinence

Older Patients More Likely to Fill Prescriptions for Generic Statins: Study

One Dose of Antidepressant Changes Brain Connections, Study Says

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

Osteoporosis Drugs Work, But Review Finds No Clear Winner

Painkiller Abuse More Likely for Those Who Skip College: Study

Painkiller Tramadol Linked to Low Blood Sugar

Pair of Pills Shows Promise for Recurrent Ovarian Cancer

Parkinson's Drugs May Spur Compulsive Behaviors

Pfizer Recalls Some Antidepressants After Drug Mixup

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

Potential Clue to Ebola Treatments Uncovered, Researchers Say

Power of Suggestion Revealed in Study of Migraine Drug

Prescribe Blood Thinner Pradaxa With Caution, Study Warns

Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S.

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

Prescription Painkillers Fueling Overdose Cases in ERs, Study Finds

Prescriptions for Powerful Painkillers Vary Widely Among States: CDC

Pricey Hepatitis Drug a Good Bet in U.S. Prisons, Study Says

Primary Care Providers May Balk at Giving Teens Antidepressants

Pros, Cons to Dissolving Lung Clots: Study

Protecting Children From Poison Emergencies

Rare Gene Mutations May Help Shield the Heart

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

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

Researchers Don't See Long-Term Benefits From Drug for Preemies

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

Seniors Still Given Potentially Dangerous Sedatives: Study

Several Medications Can Help People Quit Drinking: Study

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

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

Small Number of Drugs Behind Kids' Accidental Poisonings: CDC

So Long Snow, Hello Pollen

Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study

Spoon Measurements Behind Many Child Drug-Dosing Errors: Study

Standard Treatment for Underactive Thyroid Gland Still Best: Experts

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

Statin Therapy May Prevent Delirium in Critically Ill Patients

Statins Won't Help Protect Bones, Study Finds

Steroids Often Prescribed for Psoriasis, Countering Guidelines

Stopping Statins for Terminal Patients a Safe Option: Study

Stroke Risk Spikes Shortly After Shingles Episode: Study

Study Adds to Signs Linking HIV to Heart Trouble

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 Need for Improved Schizophrenia Care

Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma

Study Sees No Evidence Linking Diabetes Drugs With Pancreatic Cancer

Study Supports Benefit of Widely Used Glaucoma Drug

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys

Study: Aspirin Might Work Instead of Warfarin for Deep Vein Clots

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 Antipsychotic Drugs While Pregnant May Harm Newborns: Study

Taking Blood Thinners With Certain Painkillers May Raise Bleeding Risk

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression

Tamiflu Saved Lives During Swine Flu Pandemic, Study Confirms

Targeted Drugs Among Successes Against Cancer, Says New Report

Teens Given Anxiety, Sleep Meds May Be at Risk for Drug Abuse

Text Messages Remind People to Take Medications

Tight Blood Pressure Control Doesn't Raise Risk of Falls, Study Says

Tight Blood Sugar Control Doesn't Prevent Strokes in Diabetics: Study

Too Few Americans Aware of Their High Blood Pressure: Study

Too Few Prostate Cancer Patients Get Bone-Strengthening Meds: Study

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

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

Two Generic Versions of ADHD Drug Not as Effective: FDA

Two-Pronged Program Looks Best for Helping Smokers Quit

U.S. Doctors Cutting Back on Painkiller Prescriptions: Study

U.S. Health Spending Rising Modestly, Report Finds

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

U.S. Kids Use ADHD Meds More During School Year

U.S. Officials Target Escalating Drug Overdoses

U.S. Prices Soaring for Some Generic Drugs, Experts Say

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

U.S. to Tighten Access to Certain Narcotic Painkillers

Use Prescription Painkillers Safely

Warfarin Safe for Kidney Patients With Irregular Heartbeat: Study

Weight Gain From Antidepressants Is Minimal, Study Suggests