Monthly Archives: January 2013

Painkillers Increase Risk of Car Crash

Individuals who take a daily does of painkillers have a 20-40 percent higher risk of being involved in a car crash, a Canadian study shows. While significantly less dangerous than driving under the influence of alcohol, patients and doctors should … Read More

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FDA Issues New Warnings for Ambien Users

Sleep aid, Ambien, and its generic form, Zolpidem, are said to contain inaccurate information about the side effects, particularly in women, according to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The drugs have been hailed as a non-habit forming sleep aid, … Read More

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Birth Control Mirena Facing Lawsuit

Bayer’s hormonal intrauterine device (IUD) birth control, Mirena has been under hot water, due to claims of serious side effects. Women have claimed that they suffered perforation of the uterus, expulsion of the device, pelvic inflammatory disease, cysts, pain, ectopic … Read More

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