Drugs Archives

Many Americans skipping meds to save money, CDC says

April 28, 2013

Lack of insurance coverage was key factor in patients cutting back on drugs they need Cash-strapped Americans often skip doses of pricey prescription drugs or take less than was prescribed by their doctor, new research shows. Not surprising, a lack of insurance coverage was a key factor in whether patients went without needed meds, according… [Read More]

Sexually transmitted diseases and travel

April 6, 2013

Travelers who have casual sex are at risk for sexually transmitted diseases. Prevent STDs when you travel overseas. An estimated 20 percent of travelers say that they have had casual sex with a new partner while in a foreign country. The excitement of being on vacation may encourage people to do things they would not… [Read More]