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Parents Warned To Use Metric System When Giving Medicine To Kids

Dr. Mallika Marshall has a warning for parents about dosing medication in kids.


Two different pills with the same effect. (WBZ photo)

Pill Appearance Change Causes Some Patients to Stop Taking Their Medication

Researchers wanted to know if a change in the appearance of pills could cause people to stop taking their medications.


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Longterm Use of Heartburn Medication May Lead To Bone Loss

Patterns suggest that long-term use of Proton Pump Inhibitors may result in bone loss.


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Confusion Over Which Drugs Are OK To Take During Pregnancy

Whether it’s a prescription or just something over the counter, most pregnant women know they have to be careful with any kind of drug.



Risky Mix: How Drugstore Remedies And Foods Affect Your Heart Medication

It’s no secret that certain drugs can interact with each other. What you may not know is that certain everyday foods and over-the-counter (OTC) remedies can also interact with cardiovascular medications, sometimes with serious health consequences.


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Growing Concerns About Pet Medication Mistakes

We often hear about prescription errors, but they don’t just affect people. There is growing concern about the number of medication errors involving pets.


Theo Epstein, the new President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs, at Wrigley Field on October 25, 2011 in Chicago. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gresh & Zo: Sources Say Theo Was Red Sox Leak In Globe Article

Gresh and Zolak said Thursday that multiple sources have told them that former Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein was the source of the scandalous information in last month’s Bob Hohler piece in the Boston Globe.

98.5 The Sports Hub–11/17/2011


Vertex Submits Cystic Fibrosis Drug To FDA For Testing

Vertex in Cambridge has filed for Food and Drug Administration approval for its potential therapy for cystic fibrosis.



Medical Minute: The Benefits Of Statin Drugs

WBZ’s Dr. Murray Feingold talks a bit about statin drugs and their benefits.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–04/14/2011

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Curious About Prescriptions For Over-The-Counter Medication

There are some over-the-counter medication that require you to get a prescription for now.