Medication

Pfizer, Allergan In Deal Talks To Create Drug GiantPfizer and Botox maker Allergan are discussing a potential deal that could be the biggest of 2015, a year marked by a rapid-fire pace of megadeals, particularly in health care.
Federal Prosecutors Convict 7 Of Operating North Texas 'Pill Mill'Federal prosecutors say seven people have been convicted of operating a North Texas "pill mill" that conspired to illegally distribute prescription drugs.
Express Scripts To Cover Pricey New Cholesterol TreatmentsThe nation's biggest pharmacy benefits manager decision to cover two new drugs that lower artery-clogging cholesterol has raised concern over prices that can top $14,000 a year.
Field Of Sexual Medicine Tightly Intertwined With Pharmaceutical IndustryHow do you measure sexual desire? If you're a drugmaker trying to win approval for a medication to boost female libido, it might come down to two questions on a medical questionnaire.
Lawsuit Says CVS Overcharged For DrugsCVS deliberately overcharged some customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday.
Study: Insurers May Use Drug Costs To DiscriminateInsurance companies, perhaps more than previously thought, may be charging the sickest patients extra for drugs under the federal health law, in an effort to discourage them from choosing certain plans,
Dispose Of Your Rx Drugs At Saturday Drug "Take-Back" EventsDo you have any old or expired drugs in your medicine cabinet? This weekend you'll have the chance to dispose of them safely. Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
FDA Chief Defends New Painkiller As Criticism Intensifies Debate over a powerful new painkiller ratcheted up Thursday as the head of the Food and Drug Administration defended the drug's approval.
Pharmacy Mistakes: What You Can Do To Save Your LifeThe CBS 11 I-Team has been digging into the mistakes made every year at your neighborhood pharmacies. After a recent investigation pharmacists reached out to the I-Team to explain some things and to tell patients the one thing they can do to help save their life.
Many Parents Learned Thursday Why A Frisco Principal QuitParents knew Corbell Elementary School principal David Wehmeyer suddenly resigned, but were surprised to find out why. According to the Frisco ISD, Wehmeyer quit after police alleged he stole some student medication.
North Texas Drug "Take-Back" Events This WeekendDo you have any old or expired drugs in your medicine cabinet? This weekend you'll have the chance to dispose of them safely. Saturday is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.
Former NFL Player Struggles To Live Normal LifeA former NFL tackle who used to spend hours on the practice field, now considers it a good day if he can spend a few hours out in the yard.

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