Prescription Drugs

Drug Prices Top Americans' List Of Health Care ConcernsAmericans from across the political spectrum are worried about the cost of prescription drugs for serious diseases, following weeks of news coverage about companies hiking prices for critical medicines.
Drug Compounder Offers Cheap Version Of Costly Turing DrugStepping into the furor over eye-popping price spikes for old generic medicines, a maker of compounded drugs will begin selling $1 doses of Daraprim, whose price recently was jacked up to $750 per pill by Turing Pharmaceuticals.
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.
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.
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