Insured Patients Likely Overpaying For PrescriptionsA recent study found the copayment amount is higher than the retail price in one out of every four prescriptions filled.
Texas Doctor Howard Gregg Diamond Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Overdose DeathsHoward Gregg Diamond was arrested in 2017 after investigators tied seven overdose deaths to him.
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.
FDA Says Pet Owners Are Using Animals To Get OpioidsThe FDA has raised alarm about one way that people might access opioids to misuse and abuse. Some pet owners could be stealing pain medications which are intended for their furry friends.
Over 200 Common Drugs May Cause Depression, Report WarnsHealth professionals are issuing a disturbing warning about common medications after finding that hundreds of drugs are putting people at risk of developing depression.
Prescription Drug Dispensing Errors Kill Thousands Per Year In U.S.The CBS 11 I-Team has learned that there are more than 2.3 million prescription drug dispensing errors made every year in pharmacies across the United States.
Tiger Woods Pleads Guilty To Reckless DrivingSuperstar golfer Tiger Woods has pleaded guilty to reckless driving and agreed to enter a diversion program to settle a charge of driving under the influence.
Trump Calls For Liberation From 'Scourge' Of Drug AddictionPresident Donald Trump is calling for Americans to liberate their communities from the scourge of drug addiction as he declares opioid abuse a national public health emergency.
DEA 14th National Prescription Drug Take Back DayThe 14th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 28, 2017. See where you can safely drop off your old prescription medication for disposal.
Abilene Police Investigate Prescription Drug Abuse At Middle School A school resource officer received reports concerning alleged drug-related incidents and contacted police.
Tiger Woods Says He Has Completed Intensive Rehab ProgramTiger Woods says he's checked out of the clinic where he went to get help dealing with pain medications, adding he will "continue to tackle this going forward."
Man Wanted For Multiple Business BurglariesNo money or merchandise was taken from Vintage Car Wash, but soon after the suspect went inside the Preston Road Pharmacy and stole prescription drugs.
Trump, Christie Pledge To Combat Nation's Opioid AddictionPresident Donald Trump is vowing to step up efforts to combat the nation's opioid addiction crisis, and he's tapped New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to lead the fight.
US To Raise Cap For Docs Prescribing Opioid Addiction DrugThe Obama administration is increasing the number of patients whom doctors can treat for opioid addiction with a medication called buprenorphine.