Current Health News

March 26, 2014 - Issue 2776


FDA Finally Changes Prescription Recommendations for High-Dose Acetaminophen

Acetaminophen

March 26, 2014

It's a staple in everyone's medicine cabinet, so most people think nothing of popping a couple of extra tablets for aches and pains. But new data shows, in doing so, you may be playing Russian roulette with more than 56,000 RE visits and 458 deaths each year.

Every 8 Minutes, a Child Goes to an Emergency Room for Medicine Poisoning

Children Medication

March 26, 2014

Nearly half a million US kids ingest medications accidently every year, and with parents and grandparents taking more medications than ever, these numbers are set to keep rising.