Nursing Homes Misuse Drugs To Control Residents, Report ClaimsA scandalous new report is claiming that nursing homes across the U.S. are misusing prescription drugs in order to control the behavior of elderly patients with dementia.
84-Year-Old Doctor Who Won't Use A Computer Has Medical License RevokedOn Nov. 15 a local judge reportedly denied Konopka's appeal to regain her license after the doctor claimed she was forced to hand it over.
Prescription Prices Keep Rising But Apps May Help Cut CostsThe price of prescription drugs continues to rise, but some websites are promising major savings.
Senate Committee To Tackle Patients' Pain Med ProblemsThe Legislature may have inadvertently made it harder for legitimate patients to get critical pain medications when it passed a 2011 law aimed at shutting down rogue clinics that branded the state as the "pill mill capital" of the country.
State Change Could Help Patients Get Pain MedicationsThe Florida Board of Pharmacy approved a rule change Wednesday aimed at training pharmacists to change their mindset about prescriptions for controlled substances.
Police: Prescription Drug Scheme Endangered AIDS, Cancer PatientsPolice say they have busted a pharmaceutical drug ring making millions of dollars in South Florida. The crime could potentially put any of us in danger when we purchase drugs at a pharmacy.
Florida Man Gets 28 Months In Stolen Meds CaseA Florida man was sentenced to 28 months in prison for his role in a prescription medication theft case. The drugs were later sold in New Jersey.
Rising Cost Of Generic DrugsBuying generic brand drugs when filling a prescription used to be a no brainer. However, with a recent spike in prices, some are now struggling to pay for what was once affordable medication.
Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Set For SaturdayIf you have any prescription drugs that are no longer necessary for you, the Drug Enforcement Agency is encouraging you to drop them off at one of several locations for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back day Saturday.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Tighter Security Coming For Prescription DatabaseIn an effort to protect patient information, state health officials announced an increase in security of its statewide prescription drug datatbase.
DEA & Walgreens Settle Dispute Over Oxycodone DistributionThe Drug Enforcement Administration reached a financial settlement with pharmacy giant Walgreens for the company violating rules dealing with the distribution of powerful prescription painkillers.