Medicine Safety

While you often rely on your doctors, nurses and pharmacists to keep you safe when it comes to the medications you’re taking, you need to do your part too. Knowing some general rules for medicine safety can help keep you safe and make sure you don’t become the victim of a medication error. Making sure […]

Medication Dispensing Errors are on the Rise, Tips to Take an Active Role in Prevention

When we aren’t feeling well or have incurred an injury, we make an appointment with a doctor for examination and treatment.  It’s natural to trust the diagnosis and any medications that are prescribed; however, medication errors do happen, and they are on the rise. A recent study conducted at Mass General, the nation’s leading hospital in […]