Brooke Shields didn’t take painkillers after her horror fall earlier this year, becuase she was worried she would develop a reliance on opioids.
Booster doses haven't eased the fears of some immunocompromised people.
A second man has agreed a plea deal for supplying the drugs that led to Mac Miller's fatal overdose in September 2018.
A West Virginia pharmacy cleared a Drug Enforcement Agency investigation. But it shut down anyway, highlighting how the agency’s policies reduce the availability of buprenorphine, an important tool for recovery from opioid addiction.
Whether or not knee replacement is ideal for younger patients is not a simple yes or no answer.
Swallowing difficulty (dysphagia) is not always caused by a serious medical problem, but it is always a problem that needs to be sorted out.
The dried flowers of the chamomile plant contain compounds that are believed to have wide-ranging medicinal qualities including anti-anxiety effects.
Here's a roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. Here are the facts.
Anticipating a green light from vaccine advisers, the Biden administration is assembling and shipping millions of COVID-19 shots for children ages 5-11.
High-dose vaccines include four times as much flu virus antigen as standard flu vaccines. This can give older people a higher immune system response.
The part of cannabis called CBD went from a relatively obscure molecule to a health care fad. Now there are new cannabinoids being commercialized.
Finding the right therapies and medications to control persistent pain is a process of trial and error.
In small studies, the CDC said, fully vaccinated immunocompromised people accounted for about 44% of the breakthrough cases that required hospitalization.
Former NHL player Jimmy Hayes had fentanyl and cocaine in his body when he died suddenly in August at the age of 31.
Ivermectin has been lifesaving for people with parasitic infections like river blindness and strongyloidiasis. But taking it for COVID-19 may result in the opposite effect. Here's a brief history.
Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is a fairly common heart condition, affecting about 1 in 500 people.
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A hospital wouldn't OK a woman's kidney transplant until she got the COVID-19 vaccine, pitting her health against religious beliefs. She went with her faith.
As people take more and more medications and supplements, the chances for interactions increase.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease refers to lung diseases that make it hard to breathe. The top cause of COPD in developed countries is tobacco smoking.