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.
Woman Slams Walgreens After Pharmacist Refuses To Give Miscarriage MedsA woman has criticized Walgreens online, saying that the pharmacist at the store refused to fill her prescription for a medicine prescribed to induce a miscarriage.
CVS Now Delivers Prescriptions & Other Items To Your HomeCVS said that it will deliver prescriptions nationwide, as well as other items like allergy medicines, vitamins or household products. The service will cost $4.99 and take one or two days.
Walmart To Add Policy Aimed At Curbing Opioid AbuseThe retail giant announced on Monday that Walmart and Sam's Club will restrict initial acute opioid prescriptions to no more than a seven-day supply within the next 60 days.
Selfie Medicine: Phone Apps Push People To Take Their PillsTake two tablets and a selfie? Your doctor's orders may one day include a smartphone video to make sure you took your medicine.
Antibiotic Use Soars As Resistance Crisis WorsensDespite the continued rise of antibiotic resistance, new research shows worldwide use of antibiotics skyrocketed between 2000 and 2015.
Drugstore Chain CVS Pushes Convenience With Curbside PickupsCVS Health will spread its curbside pickup service to drugstores nationwide this year, as traditional retailers continue to hone their reputations for convenience and fight fierce competition online.
Express Scripts To Cover Pricey New Cholesterol TreatmentsThe nation's biggest pharmacy benefits manager decision to cover two new drugs that lower artery-clogging cholesterol has raised concern over prices that can top $14,000 a year.
What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance?A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Dallas Doctor Gets 4 Years In Prison For FraudA Dallas doctor who wrongly allowed his signature to be copied by associates to order prescriptions has been sentenced to four years in prison for medical fraud.
Police Benefit From Dallas-Based Online PharmacySome North Texas police departments are sharing nearly $900,000 in the last money forfeited from an Internet-based pharmacy scam.
DPS Completing Launch Of Texas Online Rx DatabasePharmacists have been sending the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) information on your prescriptions since 1982 and now the information is going online. DPS has completed two of the three-phase online launch of the Texas Prescription Program.
Docs At Odds Over Kids' Cholesterol Test GuidelinesShould all U.S. children get tested for high cholesterol? Doctors are still debating that question months after a government-appointed panel recommended widespread screening that would lead to prescribing medicine for some kids.
Antibiotic Linked With Rare But Deadly Heart Risk An antibiotic widely used for bronchitis and other common infections seems to increase chances for sudden deadly heart problems, a rare but surprising risk found in a 14-year study.