General practitioners who do not frequently write antibiotic prescriptions for patients tend to be less popular, a British study found.
Fast, on-the-spot tests for bacterial infections may help to reduce excessive antibiotic use, finds a new systematic review.
A new study found that dermatologists who received free drug samples tended to writer prescriptions that were more costly.
A new report found that ADHD medication use has increased in American adults.
The FDA has warned physicians against prescribing combination drugs containing acetaminophen.
Researchers stated that the wider definition for ADHD could lead to more diagnoses and unnecessary medical treatment.
Two NYC hospitals will start the Fruit and Vegetable Prescription Program, which aims to give better access to fresh produce for low-income families at risk of obesity.
The CDC chief, Tom Frieden announced yesterday that doctors must be more selective when it comes to prescribing patients with narcotic painkillers.
The State of Maine just passed a law that will allow residents to mail order in their prescription drugs from foreign countries.
Pfizer Inc. announced that it will start selling viagra pills online directly to men with prescriptions.
Over a quarter of teens, 27 percent, believed that it was safer to abuse prescription drugs than to do so with street drugs.
Dr. Hector Castro from Manhattan, NY was arrested along with 48 other people of being involved with an interstate drug-trafficking ring.
The American Academy of Neurology published a report reminding doctors and physicians to stop prescribing ADHD medications for healthy children.
Researchers from the University of Sheffield School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR) are today making a series of recommendations for NHS mental health trusts to change the way they collect and use patient feedback to improve the quality of care for inpatients.