Powerful Antibiotic Could Be A Prescription For DangerThey are some of the most widely prescribed type of antibiotics. But instead of making patients better, many say they've never been sicker. The most popular among them is Levaquin. Tonight, CBS4's Chief Investigate reporter Michele Gillen reports that the FDA is being pushed to increase the warnings about how these drugs should be used.
6 Students From Sawgrass Springs Middle School HospitalizedSix students at Sawgrass Springs Middle School were hospitalized Wednesday afternoon after ingesting a medication that a fellow student brought to the school, Coral Springs Fire Rescue officials said.
Doctors, Addiction Advocates Disapprove Of New Rx PainkillerA new pain killer has gotten FDA approval. It’s called Zohydro. It’s the narcotic hydrocodone that is designed to be released over 12 hours. But some disapprove.
FDA Approves Nerve-Stimulating Headband To Treat MigrainesFor those who suffer from frequent migraines, there could be a quick fix and it’s all in a headband.
Fort Lauderdale Holds Medication Take Back EventThe City of Fort Lauderdale wants your left over medication so it doesn't end up in someone else’s hands.
So-Called "Viagra For The Brain" Used To Provide Extra Energy BoostA narcolepsy drug, dubbed the “Viagra for the brain”, is being used by some people to increase their brain function.
Rehab for ADD Medications On the RiseWhen you think of drug rehab, you probably think of cocaine, heroine, or oxycotin. But some different drugs are sending an explosion of kids into treatment. We're talking about prescriptions for ADD and ADHD. CBS4's Cynthia Demos has the story.
Read The Fine Print: Drugs and Hair LossIt is a well-known fact that chemotherapy can cause people to lose their hair. But what if your anti-depressant or blood pressure medication caused you to shed your luscious locks? CBS4’s Cynthia Demos looks at the links between common medications and hair loss.
Family: FAU Student's Classroom Outburst Was Bipolar RelatedThe family of an FAU student caught on video erupting during an evolution class is speaking out about the episode.
Smart Bottle Helps Patients Remember PrescriptionsNew technology promises to help patients remember to take their prescription drugs and will warn patients, doctors, even caretakers if doses are missed.
FDA Panel Backs Infant Doses For Kids' TylenolFederal health experts said Wednesday that dosing instructions for children younger than 2 years old should be added to Children's Tylenol and similar products containing acetaminophen, the popular pain reliever and fever reducer.