Women Need Biosimilars

There are more affordable medicines than what's on the market — but most of us can't access them

Policy

Counterfeit Medicines Kill People

Over 1 million people die each year from fake drugs. COVID-19 has made it even worse.

Policy

The Global Threat of Superbugs

Overuse and misuse of antibiotics has created drug-resistant infections

Science and Technology

The Biden Administration Needs to Wage War Against Antimicrobial Resistance Starting on Day One

Policymakers must act now to prevent a post-antibiotic era from becoming our dystopian future

Policy

Why the FDA Is Warning Pregnant Women Not to Use Over-the-Counter Pain Relievers

Here's what you need to know about the new warning against nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs after 20 weeks of pregnancy

Pregnancy & Postpartum

What’s in Your Medicine May Surprise You – a Call for Greater Transparency About Inactive Ingredients

The ingredients listed on the bottle only tell half the story. Here's what you need to know.

Medication Safety

Older Americans Are Risking Coronavirus Exposure to Get Their Medications

Are you worried about an elderly parent who needs medications? Here are some tips and information.

Your Health

Natural Supplements Can Be Dangerously Contaminated, or Not Even Have the Specified Ingredients

Are dietary supplements safe and effective? This professor of pharmacy explains what consumers should consider.

Nutrition & Movement

Biosimilars and Women's Health: Realizing the Potential

Biosimilars are powerful, life-changing medicines. Many chronic, debilitating autoimmune diseases that affect women in greater numbers than men, such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, can now be treated with biosimilars, as can breast cancer.

Your Care

Biosimilars & Women's Health: Q&A

Biosimilars are powerful, life-changing medicines. Many chronic, debilitating autoimmune diseases that affect women in greater numbers than men, such as lupus and rheumatoid arthritis, can now be treated with biosimilars, as can breast cancer.

Your Care

Vaping is Bad for Everyone, and It's Especially Unhealthy for Children

Vaping and e-cigarettes have become an epidemic. This is a serious public health and women’s health problem because many adolescents and young people have started vaping recently, and vaping is now associated with deaths and of severe lung injuries.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Here's the Best Way to Get Rid of Medication You No Longer Need

When considering where to dispose of your prescription drugs, the first place to check is your local pharmacy.

Your Wellness

Health Insurers Want You To Try Cheaper Drugs First, but That Can Hurt You

Insurance companies sometimes try to cut costs by substituting less expensive drugs for a specific drug prescription. That's raising problems in many cases, and actually causing harm.

Your Care

What to Do If You Question the Safety of Your Prescription Medication

What should you do if you've been prescribed medication and become worried by its side-effect warnings?

Your Wellness