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3 years 7 months ago

Prescription drug abuse tops all other drugs

The Drug Enforcement Administration says the most commonly abused drugs in America today come from the medicine cabinet. Over the last decade the number of people who've overdosed on prescription pain meds like Oxycotin has doubled. Matt Barden, Resident Agent in Charge of the DEA in Colorado Springs says...

5 years 1 month ago

Heparin's safety improved, FDA says

The Food and Drug Administration is alerting doctors that a widely used blood thinner has been reformulated to improve its safety, though the change could open the door to dosing errors. The FDA said Thursday new heparin vials scheduled to begin shipping next week will be 10 percent less...

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