Prescription Drugs

Clinton Adds Details To Prescription Drug PlanHillary Rodham Clinton is laying out a new plan to rein in the rising cost of prescription drugs, seeking to build upon President Barack Obama's health care law.
Prescription Drug Deaths In Texas Vastly UndercountedPrescription drug deaths in Texas have been widely undercounted even as officials try to crack down on overprescribing and prescription drug-dealing.
Drug Ring Busted In Texas & Louisiana, 23 ChargedMore than 20 people have been arrested in a Texas and Louisiana prescription drug ring allegedly using the homeless to pose as patients.
5 Charged With Running Huge Prescription Drug SchemeFive people have been charged with illegally selling vast quantities of prescription drugs — including the cough syrup nicknamed "purple drank" — and shipping some from Texas to Southern California.
Adderall Caused Most Positive Drug Tests In MLBWhile 113 big leaguers had exemptions in the past year to use otherwise banned substances to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Adderall caused eight of the 10 positive tests for stimulants under Major League Baseball's drug program.
Feds Bust North Texas Prescription Drug Ring Four North Texans have pleaded guilty to illegally getting their hands on prescription painkillers, then selling the pills on the streets.
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.
Activists: FDA Policies Have Contributed To Rx Painkiller EpidemicAnti-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.
Save A Life On National Prescription Drug Take-Back DayA national initiative aimed at saving lives allows residents to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs in a convenient and responsible way.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Powerful New Painkiller Has Some Addiction Specialists Worried A powerful new opiate has been approved by the FDA and will hit the market next month, but some Doctors are already sounding the addiction alarm.
Concerns Over Prescription Drug Use At Dallas High SchoolA dramatic increase in prescription drug overdoses at Dallas’ Thomas Jefferson High School led school officials to call a meeting Monday night where it called on parents to help.