Latest News

'One pill can kill': Effects of unintentional opioid exposure in young children

Medication poisonings among children are an important public health problem.  During 2010-2011, an average of 1500 children under 6 years of age was evaluated in emergency departments each year due to unintentional exposure to buprenorphine. Ingestion of strong opioids, such as buprenorphine, can cause central nervous system depression, respiratory depression, and death in young children. 
View full story

Post your comment.

Name:
Email:
Rating:
Comment:
Verification
 

  • Veterans generally satisfied with mental health care, study shows

  • Intervention helps smokers quit following hospital stay

  • Employee-retention practices challenged by experts

  • Recovery reversal seen in study of returning concussed athletes

  • Colds and other common infections tied to some stroke risk in kids

  • Striatum acts as hub for multisensory integration

  • Forensics research to make cadaver dogs more efficient

  • Study Identifies Challenges Faced by NYU Langone Nurses in the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

  • Creating pomegranate drug to stem Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

  • In our digital world, are young people losing the ability to read emotions?

  •