Changes to children’s cold medicine may confuse some parents. Doctors and the FDA are warning parents to read the labels on liquid acetaminophen, or Tylenol, to avoid giving children the wrong dose.
The government delivered a blow to some desperate patients Friday as it ruled the blockbuster drug Avastin should no longer be used to treat advanced breast cancer.
No shot, no service. It sounds extreme, but that’s how far some doctors are going to protect some of their patients. A growing number of physicians are standing up to families who decide not to get vaccines.
A new safety study is helping ease the minds of millions of parents who have children with Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD.
Asthma patients who rely on over-the-counter inhalers will need to switch to prescription-only alternatives as part of the federal government’s latest attempt to protect the Earth’s atmosphere.
Getting your prescriptions through a mail order service could be dangerous during this heat wave. Think about medicine sitting on a concrete porch with North Texas on it’s 35th consecutive day of temperatures at or above 100-degrees.
A growing shortage of medications for a host of illnesses — from cancer to cystic fibrosis to cardiac arrest — has hospitals scrambling for substitutes to avoid patient harm, and sometimes even delaying treatment.
Federal health experts said Wednesday that dosing instructions for children younger than 2 years old should be added to Children’s Tylenol and similar products containing acetaminophen.
Leaders in Dallas are set to hold a press conference praising the benefits of the Coast2Coast Rx Card program that was launched in 2009. Officials say Dallas County residents have saved nearly $10,000,000.