A recent study concluded that the cause of the surge in fatal overdoses could be linked to the increased use of drugs that have potential for abuse.
New studies are showing that a drug once used to treat numerous types of cancer may not work.
The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has recommended that the labels for birth control pills Yaz and Yasmin, manufactured by Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, be strengthened to include more information about the increased risk of blood clots. This is not Bayer’s first appearance at the FDA scrutiny rodeo. In 2008, Yaz was the best-selling birth …
A wreck involving a car and two tractor-trailers in Rowland, North Carolina, has left one person dead.
The cycling community is frustrated today after an accident last Sunday morning in Apex, North Carolina, in which two cyclists in a group of 30 or more riders were hit and injured by a pickup truck.
Typically, when we think of nursing home abuse cases, the first thing that comes to mind is elderly folks being neglected in retirement homes and assisted living facilities. What we tend to forget though, is that many of the same regulations in place for elderly-care facilities apply equally for the place of care our youngest family members attend.
Last Saturday, a woman was killed and two others were seriously injured after a 95-year-old man ran them over with his pickup truck in the Wal-Mart parking lot in Smithfield, North Carolina.
Hospitals are filled with all different kinds of bacteria. As doctors and nurses move from patient to patient, the conscientious ones wash their hands before examining each new patient. That simple act of using soap and water is the single best way to prevent the transmission of bacteria from one very sick person to another. …
Here at HensonFuerst, we are big fans of scientific research. Scientists are some of the unsung heroes of society. So it is with all due respect that we find ourselves having to say: Was this research really necessary? Decades of research have shown that drivers who drink alcohol have an increased risk of being involved …
North Carolina drivers now have another reason to put their cell phones down while driving besides the recent ban put in to place by lawmakers on the activity. A new study by the Texas Transportation Institute has shown that drivers who are texting and driving have more than double the reaction time of someone who is paying attention only to the road while driving.