A National Institutes of Health white paper that was released today finds little to no evidence for the effectiveness of opioid drugs in the treatment of long-term chronic pain, despite the explosive recent ...
Uneven impact found for those with serious mental illness in transition from Medicaid to Medicare Part D
When Medicare Prescription Drug Coverage started in 2006, many experts voiced concerns about disabled patients with serious mental illness making the transition from Medicaid to Medicare.
(HealthDay)—Nearly one in 10 American adults don't take their medications as prescribed because they can't afford to, health officials reported Thursday.
Quitting smoking is one of the most common resolutions Americans make each New Year, and strategies can range from going cold turkey to using prescription medications to overcome the addiction.
Parents and physicians still aren't doing enough to address the rise of "pharming," or recreational use and abuse of prescription drugs, among teenagers, according to public health researchers at Drexel University.