'Can't Buy Me Love' Star Amanda Peterson Died From Acute Morphine Toxicity, Coroner Says
"Can't Buy Me Love" star Amanda Peterson died from acute morphine toxicity, according to autopsy results from the Weld County Coroner in Colorado obtained by ABC News today. The 43-year-old actress died in July, her mother told ABC News at the time. The former actress' mother, Sylvia, said her
What Are the Top 20 Priciest Medicare Prescription Drugs?
A look at Medicare's top 20 priciest prescription drugs in 2015, ranked by their cost above the program's "catastrophic" coverage threshold. Medicare's catastrophic protection kicks in after a beneficiary has spent a given amount of their own money, $4,850 this year. The beneficiary pays only 5
Advocates Fight for Teen Justina Pelletier, Held by State in Psych Ward
One day Justina Pelletier was a seemingly healthy teenager performing jumps and spirals at a skating show and six weeks later, on Feb. 10, 2013, she was in the emergency room at Children's Hospital in Boston after a severe bout with the flu, refusing to eat and barely able to walk. Her parents, Lou
Instant Index: Jesse Owens Gold Medals Up For Auction
To hear more of terry's story, visit lyrica.Com. Take a look at the top of our "instant index" tonight. A bird takes an incriminating selfie. An eagle snatched a video camera that scientists set up to record crocodiles in australia, capturing its own wings flapping, what a give away and later its
Keeping Your Child Safe From Predators
To hear more of terry's story, visit lyrica.Com. There have been so many high profile abductions in the news recently. We were surprised to learn this is it the today. More than two-thirds of children and teens manage to escape when strangers try to abduct them. Tonight a prominent therapy test has
Aimee Copeland Pleads for Painkillers, Feels Like 'Patchwork Quilt'
Aimee Copeland, the Georgia student recovering from flesh-eating disease, is pleading for painkillers after surgery to replace swaths of bacteria-ravaged skin and muscle , her father said. Copeland, 24, was hesitant to take morphine, telling her father she felt like "a traitor to her convictions."
Migraine Headaches: New Guidelines Focus on Prevention
From prescription pills to poisonous plants, plenty of treatments can help prevent migraines , according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology. The updated guidelines could help some of the country's 30 million "migraineurs" reduce the frequency and severity of their headaches.
Soy No Help for Bone Loss, Hot Flashes
Taking soy supplements won't ease the symptoms of menopause or protect against bone loss in women, researchers have found. Over two years, there were no differences in changes in bone density or menopausal symptoms between women taking soy and those taking a placebo, although women taking
The Beginning of the End of Residential Drug and Alcohol Treatment?
In my specialty as an addiction psychiatrist, I have often advocated for residential treatment when unremitting drug and alcohol problems persist because other, less intensive, services have failed. That may soon change. Over the past two years, I've witnessed a worrisome trend: the medicalization