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

Importation of Prescription Drugs—Soothing Salve or Irritating Lotion?

Importation of prescription drugs to lower costs is being proposed by the Trump Administration using demonstration projects and other pathways. Safety concerns and monitoring have yet to be addressed, but it could be human experimentation without informed

Your Care

Taking Prilosec or Other Potent Acid Blocker? Who Should Reconsider and How to Stop

Potent acid blockers (called proton pump inhibitors) work well to block stomach acid, but generally they're intended to treat short episodes of heartburn or reflux. There are risks to long-term use.

Menopause & Aging Well

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

Can You Trust Your Online Pharmacy?

Buying medications online can be risky. Here’s how to make sure your prescription drugs are safe.

Your Wellness

Marijuana is a Lot More Than Just THC—a Pharmacologist Looks at the Untapped Healing Compounds

Medical marijuana is generating greater attention as more states legalize its use. However, there are many different active chemical compounds in the different strains of the cannabis plant.

Your Care