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.
Pfizer Is Buying Cancer Treatment Company Array BioPharmaIt's a deal worth more than $10 billion. Pfizer is buying the cancer treatment company Array BioPharma.
Eli Lilly Now Offering Half-Price Version Of Top-Selling Insulin HumalogDrugmaker Eli Lilly is now offering a half-price version of its top-selling insulin, as companies face criticism about out of control prescription drug prices.
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.
High Hopes & Hype For Experimental Depression Drug KetamineThe "chameleon" drug ketamine is finding new life as an unapproved treatment for depression and suicidal behavior.
Sports Journalist Who Went Missing Leaves Houston HospitalCourtney Roland on Monday tweeted a message of thanks to medical personnel, Houston police and others who helped after what she calls an "adverse reaction" to her prescription medication.
White House: True Cost Of Opioid Epidemic Tops $500 BillionThe White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or slightly over half a trillion dollars.
Plano Doctor: Woods' Arrest Is A Warning About Prescription Medication"You don't know what you're going to do with those medications, until you've had them," said Donna Barsky, a Plano doctor of pharmacy, who recalled a patient once taking a pain medication and sleeping for three days.
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.
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.
FDA Wants Limits On Most Prescribed PainkillerThe Food and Drug Administration is recommending new restrictions on prescription medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.
Drug Overdose Deaths Spike Among Middle-Aged Women U.S. health officials say middle-aged women are the fastest-growing group of people dying from drug overdoses.