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Should You Drug Your Way to a Better Life?

Let's be frank. Even if you feel Ronald Reagan was history's greatest president, "Just Say No," a bit of drug-war propaganda coined by his wife, was sheer idiocy. Sure, some drugs are damn bad for you, but valuating all drugs based on the government's unscientific designations is as ludicrous as imagining that the best way to keep kids from messing with stuff that might do them harm is as simple as providing them with a three-word phrase. The on-the-ground reality is that drugs, both licit and illicit, are a constant of human history. And not only have the last 239 years in the middle portion of the North American continent been no exception, but in terms of use, glorification, and demonization,…

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 Should You Drug Your Way to a Better Life?

As medical science advances, the development of new drugs, along with increased understanding of oldies but goodies, "just say 'no'" will become ever more dubious advice. But what answers can we find in the world of drugs?

Drug Discovery News

There is no other publication in our market that covers news specific to pharmaceutical drug discovery. Thus, you can always rely on Drug Discovery News, as well as our content-rich Web site, as your source for news about the drug discovery and development industry.

Drug Discovery Online

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Drug Policy Alliance

The Drug Policy Alliance Network (DPA Network) is the nation's leading organization promoting policy alternatives to the drug war that are grounded in science, compassion, health and human rights.

Drug Store News

Drug Store News has been the voice of the retail drug industry for over seven decades. Forty thousand industry professionals read this publication for its timely coverage of industry news, merchandising trends and pharmacy developments.

Drug Topics

Monthly news magazine reports on all phases of pharmacy for community & health-system pharmacists, HMO & consultant pharmacists


The DrugBank database is a unique bioinformatics and cheminformatics resource that combines detailed drug data with comprehensive drug target information.


DrugLib.com is a comprehensive drug database organized by relevance to specific drugs. It provides a convenient, one-stop access to a wide range of information related to your drug of interest, including drug label & prescribing information (description, clinical pharmacology, side-effects, indications, warnings, etc.), published studies, current clinical trials, alerts and news.


Drug information, side effects, interactions


DrugWatch.com is a comprehensive Web site database featuring extensive information about thousands of different medications and drugs currently on the market or previously available worldwide. DrugWatch.com includes up-to-date information about prescription and over-the-counter medications and includes details about associated side effects to aid in the protection of patients and consumers.


RxList is an online medical resource dedicated to offering detailed and current pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs.


The comprehensive resource for physicians, drug and illness information.

Ask a Patient

There is more to know than what the ads say. Learn from the experience of real people who have taken drug treatments. Share your side effects or success stories. Take control of your health by being informed and asking questions. AskaPatient.com provides tools for the empowered patient.

British National Formulary

The BNF and BNF for Children provide UK healthcare professionals with authoritative and practical information on the selection and clinical use of medicines in a clear, concise and accessible manner.


Vitamins, herbs, and other supplements are not regularly tested by any government organization. Only ConsumerLab.com continually evaluates nutritional supplements in a laboratory environment. It also investigates problems with drugs.


Information about products we regulate

FDA Adverse Event Reporting System

FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication error reports submitted to FDA. The database is designed to support the FDA's post-marketing safety surveillance program for drug and therapeutic biologic products. The informatic structure of the FAERS database adheres to the international safety reporting guidance issued by the International Conference on Harmonisation. Adverse events and medication errors are coded to terms in the Medical Dictionary for Regulatory Activities terminology.

In The Pipeline

Derek Lowe's commentary on drug discovery and the pharma industry. An editorially independent blog from the publishers of Science Translational Medicine.


To provide medical professionals with the most up-to-date prescribing information in a concise, user-friendly format. The PRI database has been assembled and edited by an experienced staff of pharmacists utilizing information available from manufacturers, official compendia and medical/pharmaceutical references.

Orange Book

To provide timely consumer information on generic drugs, the Electronic Orange Book is updated daily as new generic approvals occur.


From the publishers of the Physicians’ Desk Reference — the leading drug resource for over 65 years.

Pocket Pharmacist

Drug information, interaction checker, and medication organizer.

Recall Guide

Recall Guide is the most effective, easiest to use medication tracking platform on the market. Best of all, it's free! Keep track of your medications, and learn about important recalls and prescription information that may directly affect you. Our goal is to supply important and helpful information about your prescriptions. We do this by leveraging an active community of users and by sharing important updates about the safety of specific drugs.

The People's Pharmacy

In 1976, when The People's Pharmacy® was originally published, it was one of the first books providing drug and health information to consumers. It went on to become a number one bestseller.

US Recall News

US Recall News is not associated with any government agency. We provide what information we can relating to recalled products in the United States, but our list of recalls may not be all-inclusive. While we endeavor to stay up-to-date with all of the latest recalls, your best bet is always to contact the appropriate organization in charge of the recalls...


Our doctors and pharmacists analyze the FDA's own data so you get the second opinion YOU need

Bugs and Drugs on the Web

This site has been developed in response to current concern about antimicrobial resistance and provides information for the public to promote appropriate use of antimicrobials.

FDA Approved Drugs

With more than 4,000 new investigational treatments in more than 800 disease conditions worldwide, this database is ideal for clinical trials industry professionals.

Handbook of Natural Medicine

Written by leading authorities in complementary and integrative medicine, this convenient, quick-reference handbook provides clear and rational directives on diagnosing and treating specific diseases and disorders with natural medicine.

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