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Soldier Who Blamed Chantix for Murder Gets New Trial

By McCarton Ackerman

Defendant George MacDonald may have been suffering some side effects of Chantix, which include depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, and hallucinations. MORE  

Antidepressants are Anti-Sex

By Sophie Saint Thomas

SSRI's may have helped my sobriety and my personal life, but they aren't helping me with my sex life. MORE  

LSD-like Drug 25i Lands Three Teens In Hospital

By McCarton Ackerman

While closely mimicking the effects of LSD, taking 25i can ultimately lead to increased heart rates, disorientation, and even violent behavior. MORE  

Cattle-Worming Drug Found In British Cocaine

By John Lavitt

Authorities issued an alert saying 80 percent of cocaine seized in the UK has been cut with Levamisole, a cattle deworming drug that allegedly rots human skin. MORE  

Anti-Anxiety Drugs and Sleeping Pills Linked to Increased Risk of Death

By Victoria Kim

Researchers warned doctors to exercise more caution in prescribing drugs like Xanax and Ambien, the side effects of which they said are "significant and dangerous." MORE  

FDA Seeks To Limit List of Drug Risks on TV Ads

By Paul Gaita

The lengthy and often comical list of adverse side effects that concludes many television commercials for prescription drugs may be a thing of the past. MORE  

30-Somethings Overdo It on "Club Drugs"

By Victoria Kim

Patients at London's leading club-drug clinic are older than you might expect. MORE  

Does Marijuana Cause Strokes?

By Valerie Tejeda

Researchers say pot raises risk of strokes, but concurrent tobacco smoking may also be to blame. MORE  

Parkinson's Disease Doesn't Cause Addiction

By Valerie Tejeda

Higher addiction rates in sufferers are due to the side effects of meds, not the disease itself, say researchers. MORE  

Big Pharma Hopes to Make a Diet-Pill Killing

By Sarah Beller

New weight-loss drugs are about to hit the market. But fears about potential side effects remain. MORE  

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