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Many Younger Cancer Survivors Can’t Afford Their Meds

February 21, 2017. 3:00 PM EST. Skipping doses or drugs altogether can be dangerous, U.S. researchers warn By Steven Reinberg
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When Cocaine’s in the Mix, Safe Sex May Not Be

February 16, 2017 People who use the drug are more willing to have casual sex without a condom, study shows

FDA Approves Injectable Psoriasis Drug for Tough Cases

February 16, 2017 But Siliq poses increased risk of suicidal behavior, agency warns

Some Docs May Help Fuel Opioid Abuse Epidemic

February 15, 2017 Patients are 30 percent more likely to get hooked on painkillers if their ER physician prescribes them frequently

Immunotherapy Not a Quick Fix for Hay Fever

February 14, 2017 3-year treatment with high doses of grass pollen offered long-term relief, but 2 years not enough, study finds

‘Cooling Caps’ May Halt Chemo-Linked Hair Loss

February 14, 2017 One of two trials was stopped early because results were so strong

Try Drug-Free Options First for Low Back Pain, New Guidelines Say

February 13, 2017 Recommendations state opioid painkillers should be last resort for long-lasting pain

Gay Men Less Likely to Have Safe Sex Now: Survey

February 13, 2017 Better treatments may translate into complacency, HIV experts say

Many Seniors Take Multiple Meds That Can Affect the Brain

February 13, 2017 Psychiatrist cautions doctors and patients to consider risks and benefits of each drug

FDA Issues Warning About Balloon Obesity Treatments

February 13, 2017 Some devices are over-inflating, and some have been linked to pancreas inflammation, agency says

Needed: An ‘Action Plan’ for Kids Prone to Severe Allergic Reactions

February 13, 2017 First line of defense is an epinephrine auto-injector, pediatricians say

Senate Confirms Rep. Tom Price as Health Secretary

February 10, 2017 Surgeon from Atlanta is outspoken critic of Affordable Care Act

Opioids and Alcohol a Dangerous Cocktail

February 08, 2017 Drinking while taking the painkillers can hamper breathing, especially among seniors, study finds

Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Trigger Same Good Feelings in Brain

February 08, 2017 Music can make you happy because it spurs chemical system involved in pleasure, study finds

Screening, HPV Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer: FDA

February 07, 2017 Agency recommends getting inoculated between 9 and 26 years old

Think You’re Allergic to Penicillin? Check Again

February 06, 2017 Some people outgrow their allergy and others may have been misdiagnosed, doctor explains