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A new study finds that decades old medicine can still be effective. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Va. Physician Arrested for Prescription Fraud

A Virginia doctor has been accused of improperly distributing prescription painkillers.

07/16/2014

You promise "in sickness and in health," but a new poll shows becoming a caregiver to a frail spouse causes more stress than having to care for mom, dad or even the in-laws.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Poll: More Stressful To Care For A Spouse Than For Sick Parents

You promise “in sickness and in health,” but a new poll shows becoming a caregiver to a frail spouse causes more stress than having to care for mom, dad or even the in-laws.

05/20/2014

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Anne Arundel Collects 200 Pounds of Meds at Event

Officials in Anne Arundel County say they collected more than 200 pounds of medications during the county’s Pill Take Back Day.

04/27/2014

File photo of sneezing. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

FDA OKs 1st Hay Fever Allergy Immunotherapy Tablet

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first tablet for gradually reducing hay fever allergy symptoms, an alternative to uncomfortable allergy-desensitizing shots.

04/02/2014

File photo of prescription pill bottles. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

FDA Wants More Info on Female Libido Pill

A drugmaker working to develop a pill to boost sexual desire in women says regulators are demanding more studies on the experimental drug.

02/11/2014

A doctor wears a stethoscope during an examination. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Poll: Almost A Third Of Americans Avoid Treatment Due To Costs

A recent poll suggests that 30 percent of Americans avoid seeking medical treatment due to concerns over costs.

12/11/2013

In this photo illustration, bottles of pharmaceuticals made by Actavis sit on a counter at Jack's Pharmacy on May 20, 2013 in San Anselmo, California. Actavis Inc, the largest generic drug manufacturer in the United States, has agreed to purchase Warner Chilcott Plc for nearly $5 billion. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Medication Travel Essentials You May Be Ignoring on Vacation

Millions of Americans take vacations starting Memorial Day weekend through the rest of the summer, but many overlook the importance of preparing their medications properly while packing for a trip.

06/07/2013

File photo of assorted pills. (Photo by PHILIPPE HUGUEN/AFP/Getty Images)

Va. Nurse Accused Of Taking Drugs From W.Va. Vets

A registered nurse from Virginia is accused of stealing drugs from the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg.

09/21/2012

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