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 Reorganizes To Handle Aging Consumers And PatentsPfizer, facing an aging population and shifting risks from the loss of patents, is reshaping the company into three businesses.
Man Sues After CVS Worker Told Wife About Viagra Rx, Ruining MarriageA New York man alleges in a lawsuit that a CVS pharmacy worker told his wife about his Viagra prescription and it ruined his marriage.
U.S. Approves 1st Drug Developed To Prevent Chronic MigrainesThe monthly shot Aimovig is the first in a new class of long-acting drugs for preventing migraines.
UnitedHealthcare To Pass Drug Rebates On To Some CustomersThe nation's largest health insurer plans to give some customers a break at the pharmacy counter starting next year.
Difficulty Arises In Receiving Prescriptions For Medical Marijuana In North TexasState-sanctioned medical marijuana is now available for purchase. It has been for weeks, but Know Medical, the first licensed dispensary to hit the market, says it’s still waiting on its first order.
Express Scripts To Limit Opioids; Doctors ConcernedThe nation's largest pharmacy benefit manager will soon limit the number and strength of opioid drugs prescribed to first-time users.
Did Landmark Laws From Congress Enable High Drug Prices?Lawmakers are venting outrage over high prescription drug costs, but if Congress is looking for culprits, it might want to look in the mirror.
Anti-Overdose Drug Now Available At Texas WalgreensAn over-dose reversal drug called Naloxone, often known by the brand name Narcan is now available over the counter in Texas.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Pharmacy Mistakes: What You Can Do To Save Your LifeThe CBS 11 I-Team has been digging into the mistakes made every year at your neighborhood pharmacies. After a recent investigation pharmacists reached out to the I-Team to explain some things and to tell patients the one thing they can do to help save their life.
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.
UPS To End Health Insurance Benefits For Some Spouses UPS is ending health-insurance benefits for American nonunion employees' spouses who can get coverage elsewhere. It blames the change on the new health-care law.
Feds: All Girls To Have Morning-After Pill AccessThe federal government on Monday told a judge it will reverse course and take steps to comply with his order to allow girls of any age to buy emergency contraception without prescriptions.