MONDAY, Sept. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — There has been a large increase in the number of young hospital patients in the United States who suffer harmful side effects from opioid painkillers, a new study says. The findings show an urgent need for safer pain medications for young patients, the researchers said. The researchers reviewed…  read on >

MONDAY, Sept. 18, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Many students who suffer a severe allergic reaction at school get potentially lifesaving epinephrine injections from unlicensed staff or other students, not a school nurse, a new study finds. “The findings highlight the importance of having a supply of epinephrine available in schools, and people trained to administer…  read on >