(AP) -- Couples retiring this year can expect their medical bills throughout retirement to cost 4 percent more than those who retired a year ago, according to an annual projection released Wednesday by Fidelity Investments.
Health May 09, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
College men find steroids for better game less ethical than stimulants for better grades, study says
In the eyes of young college men, it's more unethical to use steroids to get an edge in sports than it is to use prescription stimulants to enhance one's grades, according to new research published by the American Psychological ...
Addiction May 08, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- A major study of GP prescribing, led by The University of Nottingham, has found that while the vast majority of prescriptions written by family doctors are appropriate and effectively monitored, around ...
Medications May 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Prescription drug use during pregnancy is prevalent, however, not enough is known about the adverse effects they may have on the developing fetus, concludes a new review published in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (TOG) ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Apr 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Medicare, the federal health insurance program for older and disabled Americans, may be hurtling toward the critical list, but most people don't want to pay for needed reforms from their own wallets, a new ...
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(HealthDay) -- A new U.S. government analysis shows that more than 70 percent of people who first misuse prescription medications get those pills from their friends or relatives.
Medications Apr 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A study evaluating off-label prescribing of medications in a primary care network in Canada suggests the practice is common, although it varies by medication, patient and physician characteristics, according to a report published ...
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Unintentional poisonings from medicines cause more emergency room visits for young children each year than do car accidents.
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President Barack Obama defended his signature health care reform Friday, without discussing a Supreme Court case that could spell its end ahead of November's presidential elections.
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Health insurance policies that shift costs to patients through higher co-payments may have serious unintended consequences for children, including less use of effective treatments and an increased number of hospitalizations, ...
Medications Mar 27, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- While most pharmacies report having emergency contraception (EC) in stock, misinformation regarding what age women can take it without a prescription is common, according to a study published ...
Health Mar 26, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The vast majority of sinus infections are caused by viruses and should not be treated with antibiotics, suggest new guidelines released by the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA).
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 21, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline said Thursday that it would sell a stable of well-known European over-the-counter brands, including Nytol sleep aid, to Belgium's Omega Pharma.
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A week ago, you started a new prescription medication for acne. Today, you feel dizzy and short of breath and have difficulty concentrating. Your symptoms are not listed in the package insert as possible side effects of the ...
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The majority of Medicare beneficiaries with kidney failure participate in Medicare's Part D prescription drug coverage program, and most of these receive a low-income subsidy from the program, according to a study appearing ...
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