New Science Reveals the Best Way to Take a Pill

Sept. 16, 2022 – I want to tell you a story about forgetfulness and haste, and how the combination of the two can lead to frightening consequences. A few years…

Is There a Best Time of Day to Take Your Blood Pressure Pill?

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay ReporterHealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Aug. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — It doesn’t seem to matter what time of day or night you take your blood pressure medication,…

New Documentary Probes ‘the Pill’

April 8, 2022 – It’s long been known that birth control pills have a checkered history. Before the era of informed consent in clinical trials, hormonal contraceptives were tested in…

Supreme Court Hears Case of Doctors Accused of Running Pill Mills

WASHINGTON — Against the backdrop of a national crisis of soaring opioid overdoses and deaths, the Supreme Court on Tuesday considered the cases of two doctors accused of operating pill…

FDA OKs Emergency Use of Merck Pill for COVID-19

Dec. 23, 2021 — The FDA has granted emergency use authorization to Merck’s antiviral drug to treat adults with mild to moderate COVID-19 who are at risk for severe disease.…

Merck’s Covid Pill Is Authorized by F.D.A. for High-Risk Adults

Dr. Dean Li, a Merck executive, said on Thursday that preliminary laboratory studies suggested that the drug was equally effective against Omicron as it was against earlier versions of the…

Covid pill: FDA authorizes two oral antivirals to treat coronavirus infection

This is the second Covid-19 antiviral pill authorized for ill people to take at home, before they get sick enough to be hospitalized. Merck has an agreement with the US…

Broadway’s ‘Jagged Little Pill’ closes permanently amid new Covid wave

Following a number of positive cases among the cast and crew, producers confirmed the show will no longer perform on Broadway. All canceled tickets for the Broadhurst Theater performances will…