Dig deeper than your fridge when looking for expired products. Often, consumers use items without knowing the recommended expiration dates, putting loved ones and themselves, unwittingly in danger.
If you’re pregnant or planning to get pregnant, know the facts about how antidepressant drugs might affect your baby.
According to a University of Pittsburgh study, babies born to women taking antidepressants such as Prozac, Paxil, and other selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) during the last trimester of pregnancy have a three times greater chance of developing drug-related symptoms.
Trying to save a few dollars by picking up a generic over-the-counter drug as opposed to its more expensive counterpart? Beware—that purchase might not have the same drug information on the box, leaving you and your family at risk.
If you have children, check your medicine cabinets. Johnson & Johnson recalled several varieties of its Children's Tylenol painkiller. The drug's packaging contained confusing information that could lead to patients being given high doses of Children's Tylenol.