Parents Warned To Use Metric System When Giving Medicine To KidsDr. Mallika Marshall has a warning for parents about dosing medication in kids.
Pill Appearance Change Causes Some Patients to Stop Taking Their MedicationResearchers wanted to know if a change in the appearance of pills could cause people to stop taking their medications.
Longterm Use of Heartburn Medication May Lead To Bone LossPatterns suggest that long-term use of Proton Pump Inhibitors may result in bone loss.
Confusion Over Which Drugs Are OK To Take During PregnancyWhether 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 MedicationIt’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.
Growing Concerns About Pet Medication MistakesWe often hear about prescription errors, but they don’t just affect people. There is growing concern about the number of medication errors involving pets.
Gresh & Zo: Sources Say Theo Was Red Sox Leak In Globe ArticleGresh 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.
Vertex Submits Cystic Fibrosis Drug To FDA For TestingVertex in Cambridge has filed for Food and Drug Administration approval for its potential therapy for cystic fibrosis.
Medical Minute: The Benefits Of Statin DrugsWBZ's Dr. Murray Feingold talks a bit about statin drugs and their benefits.
Curious About Prescriptions For Over-The-Counter MedicationThere are some over-the-counter medication that require you to get a prescription for now.
Curious Why Prescriptions Cost More In Mass.Prescription drugs can cost thousands of dollars year, even for people who have health insurance. Many drug companies offer rebates and coupons to...