medication

FDA approves ‘digital pill’

Silver Spring, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a ‘digital pill’ that tracks when patients take their medication. The pill is a form of a drug called Abilify, which treats depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia. Embedded inside is a …

Pain pill crackdown hurts many

Tampa, Fla. — (WFLA) State and federal crackdowns on prescription drug abuse have led to unintended consequences for chronic pain patients who rely on narcotics to function, patients and doctors tell NBC News affiliate WFLA. Patti DeSalvo called 8 On Your Side …