Governor Tom Corbett has signed a bill that clears the way for health professionals to monitor prescription drug use in the state.
It’s a new way of tracking prescription drug abusers. 232 more words
Granted, some of us need medication for various illnesses – always first consult your doctor before going onto or going off prescription medication – but the rest of us are taking unnecessary medication that is actually making us sicker than when we started. 651 more words
CVS Caremark is planning to charge an extra co-payment for prescriptions filled at pharmacies that sell tobacco products.
There is a new law going into effect October 6th, 2014 regarding hydrocodone making it a schedule II drug up from a schedule III. Now a triplicate handwritten prescription from the prescriber, usually a physician, will be required … and there won’t be refills unless you see the doctor again in person. 463 more words
NORTH TEXAS (CBSNEWS.COM) – Do you have any old or expired drugs in your medicine cabinet? This weekend you’ll have the chance to dispose of them safely. 340 more words
WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse. 945 more words