A new study finds that steps to reduce prescriptions of a class of drugs that poses special hazard for older people are working. But many at-risk patients still receive them.
In a new study, 1 in 20 privately insured children were prescribed codeine after common surgeries, despite the FDA warning on significant safety risks.
General physicians can deliver medication-assisted treatment with help from team members they probably already have in their clinics, a new analysis concludes.
Post-surgery pain medication can ease recovery — but it can also lead to long-term problems. A new, free tool based on actual patient use can help.
A new national poll finds that many people 65 and older take prescription sleep aids — even though guidelines warn against it. What the findings mean for patients and providers.
Overly aggressive treatment of blood sugar in older people with diabetes can harm — but a new study finds it’s still common.