Cigna To Use AI To Track Patients' Medication IntakeHealth insurer Cigna will start using artificial intelligence to track patients' drug intake and assess whether they are complying with their prescribed treatment.
House Passes Bill To Lower Prescription Drug CostsHouse Democrats have pushed through legislation that would empower Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices and offer new benefits for seniors.
Research Shows Two Treatments Effective Against Deadly Ebola StrainNew research by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows two investigational Ebola treatments used in an ongoing outbreak could help patients recover from the deadly illness.
Austin Goes Green: Texas Senate Advances Medical Marijuana Expansion BillThe Texas Senate has unanimously advanced a bill to expand the list of medical conditions that can legally be treated by cannabis oil.
The Push In Texas To Decriminalize Marijuana Falters Despite GOP SupportA revised measure in the Texas Legislature would reduce penalties for those with an ounce or less of marijuana to a Class C misdemeanor — eliminating arrests, but still making possession a crime.
CBS Poll: Support For Marijuana Legalization Hits New HighAccording to a news CBS News poll, sixty-five percent of Americans now think marijuana should be legal.
Baby Born Without Skin Receiving TreatmentA baby boy is receiving specialized hospital care three months after he was born without skin.
Patients Turning Away From Family Doctors And To TelemedicineConvenience rules in health care now, where patients can use technology or growing options like walk-in clinics and urgent care centers to get help whenever they need it.
Old Age Flower Power: More Seniors Using MarijuanaAging baby boomers, or even those a little older, are seeking to treat their aches, pains and other old age maladies with marijuana.
Dallas-Fort Worth Sees 50 Percent Uptick In Head Lice InfestationsThough not life-threatening, lice are highly contagious and have built a resistance to over-the-counter remedies.
Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Sales Blowing Up - Top $7.2MMedical marijuana sales are continuing to climb in Oklahoma, topping more than $7.2 million in the month of February alone.
Medicare Patients Face Surging Costs For Some Life-Saving DrugsAnalysis revealed that Medicare Part D co-insurance costs for specialty-tier drugs are 12 percent higher in 2019 than they were in 2016.
Rx Drug Prices Continue To Rise -- Here’s What You Can DoPrescription drug prices increased on more than 250 drugs in the beginning of the year, with an average jump of 6.3 percent.
Plugged In To DFW – Children’s HealthChildren need primary health care not only when they are sick, but also to prevent them from getting sick.
Newly-Approved Flu Drug To Hit North Texas ShelvesThe first flu drug in more than 20 years will soon be in North Texas pharmacies. It's welcome news after the deadliest flu season in at least four decades.