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Nearly 1 in 10 Adults Skips Meds Due to Cost, CDC Says

Not taking medications as prescribed can have serious health consequences, experts note.

1/29/2015

Acne Gel Linked to Rare Side Effect, Doctors Warn

Teen developed blood disorder after using Aczone for a week.

1/29/2015

More Evidence That Boxing Can Lead to Brain Damage

Repeated blows to head tied to changes seen on MRIs, lower test scores, study finds.

1/29/2015

Diabetes Patients Lax With Meds If Diagnosed With Cancer, Study Finds

Effect was more pronounced if cancer had a grim prognosis.

1/29/2015

Too Much Alcohol at Midlife Raises Stroke Risk, Study Finds

The danger zone: more than 2 drinks daily.

1/29/2015

Tamiflu Cuts 1 Day Off Average Flu Bout, Study Finds

Researchers reviewed collected data on the influenza medication.

1/29/2015

Flu's Grip on U.S. Starting to Weaken: CDC

Some areas are starting to see a decline in infections, official says.

1/29/2015

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