Dangerous Counterfeit Medicines Threaten Millions of US Consumers

With C. Michael White, University of Connecticut this Research Summary is a short excerpt about interesting academic work. big idea According to my new report, the Food and Drug Administration took 130 enforcement actions against counterfeit drug rings from 2016 to 2021. published work In the Annals of Pharmacotherapy. Such actions may include arrests, confiscation …

Why Fever-Reducing Medicines and Drinking Fluids May Not Be the Best

With Tamara Hew Butler, Wayne State University As the flu season progresses, advice choirprofessional and otherwise, drinking plenty of fluids and taking antipyretics such as acetaminophen, ibuprofen, or aspirin. These recommendations well-intentioned and solidoffers comfort to those who stay away from those with fever, flu, or vaccine side effects. But you might be surprised to …