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Old-School Pharmacy Hand Delivers Drugs

If House Speaker Paul Ryan comes down with the flu this winter, he and his security detail will not be driving to the closest CVS for Tamiflu, a little-known perk for the powerful members of Congress.  1,506 more words

White House: True Cost Of Opioid Epidemic Tops $500 Billion

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or slightly over half a trillion dollars. 121 more words

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Popularizing Prescription Drugs

Laura Ries was moved to action when she saw a TV commercial portraying a woman happily sharing time with her grandchildren after taking Lyrica, a prescription medication, for diabetic nerve pain of which her elderly mother suffers. 1,002 more words

more thoughts on our govt and big pharma

I wish I was more well-read so I could forsee all possible outcomes of instituting policy, because I don’t think a law that says that a person who’s purchased medication can’t give it to someone else who needs it is a morally just law. 82 more words

Lancaster man facing charges after he may have sexually assaulted girl while under the influence of prescription medication

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– A Lancaster man is facing charges after allegedly¬†sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl and telling police there was a “possibility” the incidents occurred but that he would have been under the influence of medication. 157 more words

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Questions to Ask Your Doctor When You are Prescribed Medication.

15 Questions to Ask When Your Doctor Prescribes a Drug

As you probably know by now, I am a huge proponent of becoming an active participant in your healthcare. 249 more words

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