U.S. Campaign Aims to Combat Prescription Drug Abuse

SATURDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- In a nationwide campaign to prevent prescription drug abuse, accidental poisonings and overdoses, a coalition of U.S. medical, drug and law enforcement agencies is calling on consumers to routinely dispose of any expired and unused medications.

Structured Diet, Exercise Plans Seem to Shed Pounds

SATURDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Two new studies support the notion that structured diet and exercise plans -- and perhaps some free prepared meals -- can help the obese and severely obese lose weight.