Here's how to keep an organized medicine cabinet to help keep your family safe. Start by saving the over-the-counter medicine boxes and dosing devices.
Medical errors may be the third leading cause of death in the United States, a new study contends.
Take this survey to find out what you really know about safely giving over-the-counter (OTC) medicines to your kids.
Creating an action plan is one way to know that you and your entire family are using and storing medicines safely in your home.
Patients often request an antibiotic and doctors prescribe them, but almost a third of those prescriptions are unnecessary and may increase antibiotic resistance.
Despite growing concerns about creating drug-resistant bacteria, overprescribing of antibiotics in U.S. hospitals didn't drop between 2006 and 2012, according to a new federal report.
Accuracy is important when it comes to taking medicine or giving medicine to family members.
Parents may give their child too much or too little medicine when dispensing liquid medication, especially if they use a dosing cup, a new study reports.
Potentially serious drug interactions are a daily threat to older people who take multiple medications and supplements, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Medicine errors and misuse of commonly available over-the-counter medications result in thousands of emergency room visits for children.