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Acetaminophen, when taken as directed, is safe for patients with liver disease

Acetaminophen, when taken as directed, is safe for patients with liver disease

FDA examines deaths of patients using pain patches

FDA examines deaths of patients using pain patches

Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of drug fentanyl

Drug abusers are increasingly turning to a slow-release form of drug fentanyl

Researchers have identified the proteins that allow specific brain cells to "change channels"

Researchers have identified the proteins that allow specific brain cells to "change channels"

Withdrawal of the commonly prescribed painkiller, co-proxamol

Withdrawal of the commonly prescribed painkiller, co-proxamol

In the first few days of each month, fatalities due to medication errors rise by as much as 25 percent above normal

In the first few days of each month, fatalities due to medication errors rise by as much as 25 percent above normal

Disturbing new trend in cybersuicide is emerging

Disturbing new trend in cybersuicide is emerging

Number of overdoses among opiate and injecting drug users has risen nearly 100 fold in thirty years

Number of overdoses among opiate and injecting drug users has risen nearly 100 fold in thirty years

Selling paracetamol and other painkillers in smaller pack sizes has slashed rates of suicide

Selling paracetamol and other painkillers in smaller pack sizes has slashed rates of suicide

Smoking shown to quell painful sensations and heighten positive emotions

Smoking shown to quell painful sensations and heighten positive emotions

80% of cancer patients use some form of complementary or alternative therapies

80% of cancer patients use some form of complementary or alternative therapies

Horrifying research into Britain's injecting drug users

Horrifying research into Britain's injecting drug users

Injuries kill more Washingtonians under the age of 45 than all diseases combined

Injuries kill more Washingtonians under the age of 45 than all diseases combined

The Internet has become the street corner for many drug users and traffickers

The Internet has become the street corner for many drug users and traffickers

Debate over acetaminophen and acute liver failure

Debate over acetaminophen and acute liver failure

Patent for orally administrable pharmaceutical may aid treatment of overdose patients

Patent for orally administrable pharmaceutical may aid treatment of overdose patients

Request for further evidence about the risks and benefits of the painkiller co-proxamol

Request for further evidence about the risks and benefits of the painkiller co-proxamol

New guidelines to develop reliable information for consumer use of alternative medicines

New guidelines to develop reliable information for consumer use of alternative medicines

Call for special help for young people who inject drugs

Call for special help for young people who inject drugs

Advertising campaigns do little, if anything, to dissuade teenagers from using drugs

Advertising campaigns do little, if anything, to dissuade teenagers from using drugs