Commission to Trump: Declare National Emergency over Opioid Epidemic

President Trump’s opioid commission is recommending that Trump issue a national state of emergency over the opioid epidemic.


Survey: 42% of People Replaced Pharmaceuticals with Marijuana Compounds

The largest survey to date on cannabidiol (CBD) use shows nearly half of respondents were able to replace traditional treatments with the cannabis product.


Study: Safety Issues Plagued 1/3 of FDA-Approved Drugs from 2001-2010

A new study reveals that nearly 1/3 of drugs approved by the FDA from 2001-2012 had safety problems, some serious enough to warrant a”black box warning.


Study: Patients Are Choosing Cannabis over Opioids

A Canadian study shows that many patients with gastrointestinal problems, mental health issues, and/or chronic pain choose cannabis over prescription drugs.


Report: Foster Care Children are Highly Overmedicated, Undersupervised

A new report suggests that too many children in foster care are unnecessarily taking psychotropic drugs, and many without adequate supervision.


How Illegal Drugs and ADHD Medications are Polluting Urban Streams

A new study reveals that streams near Baltimore, Maryland, are heavily polluted with amphetamines, and it could devastate the entire stream ecosystem.


This Natural Food Combo may Beat Steroids in Treating Chronic Cough

Research shows that honey and coffee may relieve persistent cough better than corticosteroids or other prescription medicines.


Scientists are Developing Disease-Fighting Beer…in the Lab

Researchers want to bring out the anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties of beer by creating the synthetic compounds that give it those properties.


Big Pharma Gets Wounded in China from Slashed Drug Costs

As citizens suffer in China, it seems that drug prices are being slashed where it hurts – in Big Pharma’s collective wallet. Will the price gouging stop?


Merck Executive Explains Why Drug Prices Are Out of Control

Kenneth Frazier, a chief executive of Merck, wants you to know why drug prices have gotten so out of hand. And we will tell you some real reasons.


Police Dept. Calls Out Big Pharma, Helps Drug Addicts Instead of Jailing

Instead of locking up drug addicts, Gloucester, MA police department is helping addicts with rehabilitation while calling out Big Pharma.


Biotech Stocks Tumble After Major Corp Dubbed “Pharmaceutical Enron”

Valeant Pharmaceuticals has been called the pharmaceutical Enron, so now the whole Big Pharma and biotech sector is crumbling even harder.


Pharmacies will Offer Daraprim Alternative for $1 a Pill Amid Public Outrage

A competing pharmaceutical company has announced that it will start offering a generic version of the AIDS drug Daraprim for $1 per pill.


Electronic Capsule can Deliver Medication Directly to the Gastrointestinal Tract

Researchers have developed an electronic capsule that can deliver medication directly to the colon, a development that could help treat multiple ailments.


Study: Antipsychotic Drugs Found to Shrink the Brains of Patients

Research warns that the long-term use of antipsychotic drugs, used to treat schizophrenia and other mental illnesses, may negatively impact brain structure.


Widespread Prescribing of Antipsychotic Drugs Sparks Serious Health Problems

Antipsychotic drugs are being prescribed to an ever-increasing number of adolescents and young adults, putting youngsters at risk.


Medications Found in Water are Changing the Sex of Fish

There has been a spate of mainstream media articles revealing how medications found in the water are altering reproductive organs of fish. What about us?