Health News

At The Medicine Shoppe® Pharmacies, we are dedicated to providing products and services to care for your family’s wellness. One of those services is health news you can trust. Use the filters to focus on the information that is important to you, then bookmark this page to make it a regular stop anytime you’re online.


E-Cigs Remain Under Investigation
Health officials continue to investigate e-cigarettes as the number of reported respiratory problems tied to vaping continues to rise.
FDA Takes on Illegal Opioid Websites
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) have sent warning letters to 10 websites for illegally marketing opioid medications.
Social Media and Teen Mental Health
Teens who spend a lot of time using social media may face a raised risk of mental health problems, according to a new study.
Transferring Medications?
Sometimes, an insurance change or a move to a new town means you have to change pharmacies. If you're in that situation, here's what you need to know about transferring your medications.
What’s in Your Medicine Cabinet?
What's in your medicine cabinet? Did your items make our top nine?
8 Tips to Prevent Medication Errors
Unfortunately, medication errors occur relatively often — and they can harm you and your family. The good news is there are ways to avoid medication errors.
Hurricane Health and Safety
As hurricane season continues, safety is the number one priority. But severe storms can pose health and safety risks both before and after they strike.
How to Stay Safe This Fall
Different seasons bring different health and safety challenges, and autumn is no exception.
FDA: Sodium Chlorite Products Are a No-Go
Sodium chlorite products are not as safe as they are advertised to be, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Summer Health Myths Debunked
Many of us grow up believing certain health and safety myths. Sometimes, these misconceptions are harmless. Other times, they can have serious consequences.