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AHSC Blog: Poison and Drug Safety

Morphine is the classic opiate painkiller.
Tags: pain, medication management, opioids, overdose prevention, prescription drug misuse, public health

The U.S. health-care system has become much more aggressive in treating pain over the last 15 years and just as with any medical intervention at times there are adverse side effects. Today, the United States is in the middle... read more

Awake in bed
Tags: insomnia, sleeplessness, fatigue, sleep aids, medication management, healthy aging, memory, Exercise

Almost 60 million Americans suffer from insomnia, many people take prescription or over-the-counter sleep medications to help them sleep through the night. Insomnia also tends to increase as we age, almost half of older adults... read more

Tags: Thanksgiving, holidays, New Years, safety, Infographic, Children's Health, food poisoning

Temperatures have begun to drop, and scarves and gloves are coming out of hiding. It’s that wonderful time of year when families and friends gather to celebrate, share in food and drink and make memories. But each year... read more