Tag Archives: Drugs

One-word lie we keep telling about drugs

When it comes to pill testing in Australia, opponents keep sharing a four-letter lie: That we’re wrongfully teaching young people drug use is “safe”. But research, drug experts and case studies from around the world show this a blatant misrepresentation of how the program actually works. NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has again rejected calls for… Read More »

Tainted drugs: When medicine makes patients sicker – ABC News

This is a Kaiser Health News story. The Food and Drug Administration is supposed to inspect all factories, foreign and domestic, that produce drugs for the U.S. market. But a KHN review of thousands of FDA documents — inspection records, recalls, warning letters and lawsuits — reveals how drugs that are poorly manufactured or contaminated… Read More »

As obesity rates in America soar, new weight loss drugs are in the offing that offer hope

The average American is getting shorter and fatter, and on the verge of matching the medical definition for obesity, according to a report this week from the Centers for Disease Control. The six new drugs to treat obesity set to release in the U.S. by 2026 can’t come soon enough. These weight-loss drugs could improve… Read More »