Antibiotics use in early pregnancy have been found to increase the risk in spontaneous abortions or miscarriages. The increased risk however is considered to be small and is pegged to about 10 percent.
Former NFL Superstar Jim McMahon claims turning to medical weed as a safer alternative to addictive prescription painkillers.
A startling report by the Nordic Cochrane Center and University College London (UCL) revealed a startling conclusion linking anti-depressants with doubled suicide risks in children and teens.
E-cigarettes could become available through Britain's National Health Service (NHS) as a smoking cessation aid.
Patients with a history of nonfatal overdoses from prescription pain relievers continue to be prescribed opioids, a new study is reporting.
A report by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed a record-high drug overdose deaths in 2014 which was the highest since 1970 prompting health authorities to call for tighter regulation for prescription drugs like extremely strong chronic pain relievers.
Primary care doctors prescribe narcotics too often, according to a new study.
Costs of prescription skin care drugs have soared by an average of 401 percent from 2009 to 2015, a new report found.
New laws in California and Oregon will significantly change how women access birth control.
Teenagers who take medications for ADHD were two times more likely to be bullied when compared to teens who did not have to take these drugs, a new study reported.
According to a new research, nearly 60% of Americans are taking some kind of prescription drugs or the other.
More Americans are taking prescription drugs than before, a new study found.
Painkiller abusers who start using heroin do not stop using their prescription opioids, a new study found.
The FDA recently approved Hysingla ER, a 24-hour abuse-deterrent painkiller.
Prescription refills have been linked to cigarette purchases. New research reveals that patients taking medication to treat asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, high blood pressure and oral contraceptives often buy cigarettes when refilling their prescriptions at pharmacies.
Medicaid, America's most prominent health insurance program, is a boon for pregnant women, as well as women who are trying to conceive a child. It covers a plethora of reproductive healthcare services, including family planning and pregnancy-related care (prenatal services, childbirth, and postpartum services and care) without cost-sharing. Medicaid law strictly prohibits the states from charging co-payments, deductibles, or other such service charges.