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The shocking cost of wasted prescription pills

Dec 10, 2014
Nursing facilities destroy millions of extra medications. But technology could help them recycle the drugs.
Posted In: pills, medication, pharmaceuticals

'Side Effects' tells a tale of medicine, big business and murder

Feb 7, 2013
Stephen Soderbergh's new psychopharmalogical thriller digs into the cozy relationship between doctors and drug companies.
Posted In: pharmaceuticals, pills, Entertainment, film

Diet drugs make a comeback

May 11, 2012
It has been more than a decade since the Food and Drug Administration approved a new pill to fight fat. Now, as the obesity problem grows, several new medicines could be on the way.
Posted In: diet, pills, FDA, obesity

Major pain-advocacy group dissolves

May 9, 2012
The American Pain Foundation abruptly closes its doors on the heels of a government investigation into the epidemic of painkiller abuse.
Posted In: American Pain Foundation, painkillers, pills, prescription