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Non-elderly cancer survivors more likely to change prescription drug use for financial reasons, study finds

Non-elderly cancer survivors more likely to change prescription drug use for financial reasons, study finds

New article highlights prevalence of nonmedical prescription drug use among young people

New article highlights prevalence of nonmedical prescription drug use among young people

Common drug for high blood pressure repurposed to treat soft tissue sarcoma in Europe

Common drug for high blood pressure repurposed to treat soft tissue sarcoma in Europe

Researchers explore cause for increasing use of cannabis among older Americans

Researchers explore cause for increasing use of cannabis among older Americans

Common anti-cholesterol drugs show promise for reducing Alzheimer's disease risk

Common anti-cholesterol drugs show promise for reducing Alzheimer's disease risk

PinnacleHealth’s initiative helps reduce opioid prescriptions in primary care setting

PinnacleHealth’s initiative helps reduce opioid prescriptions in primary care setting

Study examines link between employment status and nonmedical use of prescription opioids

Study examines link between employment status and nonmedical use of prescription opioids

Study finds high rates of marijuana use among Baby Boomers

Study finds high rates of marijuana use among Baby Boomers

New vaccine shows potential to decrease risk of fatal opioid overdose

New vaccine shows potential to decrease risk of fatal opioid overdose

Ascensia Diabetes Care supports World Diabetes Day by launching global social media awareness campaign

Ascensia Diabetes Care supports World Diabetes Day by launching global social media awareness campaign

AMCC to raise awareness about dangers of prescription drug abuse across the U.S.

AMCC to raise awareness about dangers of prescription drug abuse across the U.S.

Simple picures could help seniors understand medication instructions

Simple picures could help seniors understand medication instructions

Wayne State receives NIH grant to study use of opioid addiction drug to fight relapse in recovering addicts

Wayne State receives NIH grant to study use of opioid addiction drug to fight relapse in recovering addicts

Experts lay out key steps to change 'one-size-fits-all' consumer cost-sharing approach

Experts lay out key steps to change 'one-size-fits-all' consumer cost-sharing approach

Study finds link between gut flora and fat distribution in children and teenagers

Study finds link between gut flora and fat distribution in children and teenagers

Study finds racial-ethnic disparities in emergency department opioid prescription for pain-related conditions

Study finds racial-ethnic disparities in emergency department opioid prescription for pain-related conditions

Study finds no major difference in effectiveness of two classes of drugs in peritoneal dialysis patients

Study finds no major difference in effectiveness of two classes of drugs in peritoneal dialysis patients

European Union may be catching up to the United States in nonmedical prescription drug abuse

European Union may be catching up to the United States in nonmedical prescription drug abuse

NABP report points rogue internet drug outlets serve as dealers to people purchasing controlled substances

NABP report points rogue internet drug outlets serve as dealers to people purchasing controlled substances

CVS Health to make opioid overdose-reversing drug more affordable for patients without insurance

CVS Health to make opioid overdose-reversing drug more affordable for patients without insurance