The Bad, the Hopeful, the Political: Covid News
Covid news from the past few days has not been totally depressing.
Once Vilified, Pot Is Becoming (Gasp!) Mainstream
Cannabis has proved itself during the pandemic as a booming, perhaps essential, industry.
Dealing With Pot (Policies) in a Biden Administration
The illegality of marijuana may change in a Biden Administration.
Why These Drugs Have Caught the FDA's Eye
People with diabetes and acid reflux: Just know what your medicines can do, besides treat your condition.
The Metformin ER Recalls Do Not Stop
The recalls on metformin, a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes, have not stopped.
High-Dose Acetaminophen May Increase Risk of Poisoning
1,000-milligram dose of acetaminophen linked to the rising number of overdoses in Switzerland.
Some Seniors Prescribed Drugs Not Right for Them
As we get older, we may have to take more medications to manage our medical issues. But it's important to know what you're taking - and why.
Criticism Quickly Follows Remdesivir Approval
The FDA has approved the drug known as remdesivir for the treatment of COVID-19.
New ALS Drug Trial Offers Families Hope
An experimental drug that was recently shown to slow the progression of ALS may have the potential to prolong patient survival.
New Testing Model May Reduce Opioid Overdose Deaths
The National Institutes of Health announced a new initiative to fight opioid use disorder (OUD).
Prescription Drugs From Canada? Not So Fast
The President said he's making arrangements so people in the US can get prescription drugs from Canada. Pharmacists - and the Canadian government - say "not so fast."
2 Studies, 2 Results: What to Believe About Remdesivir?
One study says remdesivir helps treat COVID-19, another says it doesn't.