TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Codeine is one of the
drugs at the center of the opioid epidemic affecting adults and
teens across the United States. There are also concerns about its
effects on very young children -- not addiction, but
life-threatening events and deaths due to codeine's side
TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Women who have
specific mutations in genes known as BRCA are at increased risk for
breast and ovarian cancers. Now, an influential expert panel
reaffirms that certain women should be screened for the genes.
TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- While the vast
majority of American parents support legal medical marijuana, they
want pot dispensaries banned near schools or day care centers,
according to a new national survey.
TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- More
collaboration between cardiologists and obstetricians could help
curb the nation's soaring death rate among pregnant women,
according to a new report urging more team-based care for these
TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Drug makers and
federal regulators dropped the ball in tracking the use of a
potentially deadly fast-acting form of the synthetic opioid
fentanyl, putting thousands of patients at risk of a fatal
overdose, a new study claims.
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