By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 12/11/2013 - 16:40
CVS and Cardinal Health, two major players in prescription drug supply, have agreed to a joint venture expected to bring generic drugs to consumers at a cheaper cost.
By Anthony Rivas | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 15:14
A report by the Trust for America's Health found that only two states are making the extra effort to curb prescription drug abuse and overdose deaths.
By Chris Weller | Mon, 09/30/2013 - 12:59
Drug commercials were found misleading or blatantly untrue more than half the time for both over-the-counter and prescription drugs.
By Matthew Mientka | Sat, 09/21/2013 - 18:40
The American Psychological Association warns in a new public information campaign about the growing overuse of antipsychotic medications for a variety of conditions and ailments.
By Nsikan Akpan | Fri, 09/13/2013 - 17:02
Thomas Trow, an Oklahoma doctor, prescribed narcotics via Skype sessions, without ever seeing patients in person for an initial exam.
By John Ericson | Mon, 08/19/2013 - 17:49
Insomnia and nightmares are common side effects of a variety of prescription medication. Is your medication on the list?
By John Ericson | Thu, 08/15/2013 - 21:03
Side effects of common prescription drugs are not necessarily negative, several studies suggest. Here are some examples of "bonus" effects.
By John Ericson | Tue, 08/13/2013 - 19:27
Prescription drug names make more sense when you know the rules of the naming process.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 07/17/2013 - 14:27
Prescription drug abuse may occur the moment a script is written. ProPublica analyzed Medicare Part D trends and created a database that reveals questionable prescribing patterns of some doctors.
By Susan Scutti | Fri, 06/28/2013 - 17:32
Increasing violence and homocide rates worldwide, drug trafficking poses a health threat to many worldwide.
By Anthony Rivas | Thu, 06/20/2013 - 00:25
A range of issues from bad diagnoses to improperly following directions on drug labels led to $200 billion in excess health care spending by the government, a study found.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 00:28
Walgreens will pay $80 million in fines for violating prescription painkiller regulations, allowing the drugs to find their way to the black market.