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ST. LOUIS — A pharmacist who previously worked at Creve Coeur was sentenced Thursday to three years probation for fraudulently obtaining prescription drugs. On at least 10 occasions between May 2015 and November 2017, Elizabeth R. Dembo obtained prescriptions for amphetamines, oxycodone and the generic form of the anti-anxiety drug Xanax, her plea agreement says. …

San Francisco health officials issued a stern warning Thursday following what they said was a recent spike in fentanyl overdoses, particularly among people who ingested the powerful opioid when they thought they were consuming. cocaine. In the past two weeks, the city’s health department said it was alerted to three fatal fentanyl overdoses in San …

Authorities in Broward County, Florida have made an arrest in connection with the overdoses that occurred Thursday at a vacation rental home in Wilton Manors, according to a news release from the Wilton Manors Police Department. Fort Lauderdale firefighters responded to the home around 5 p.m. Thursday and assisted six male students, who were experiencing …

NEW YORK (AP) — Releasing years of anguish and anger, victims of opioid abuse and those who have lost loved ones to an addiction crisis dating back more than two decades have unloaded their emotions about the family members they blame for fueling the deadly outbreak. Thursday’s unusual hearing, conducted virtually in US bankruptcy court, …

Matthew Brewer lifts his ski after receiving a gold medal at the Huntsman Games in Park City February 12. After years of hard struggles, he will soon be competing in Beijing as a Paralympic athlete for Team USA. (Wendy Remington) Estimated reading time: 7-8 minutes SALT LAKE CITY – It was as unexpected as it …

A House bill would force Georgia’s Medicaid managed care insurers to face tougher requirements on how they spend their government’s money. There’s a second bill that’s also captured their attention — an attempt to wrest control of patient prescription drugs from those health plans. knight House Bill 1351 would remove the function of the three …

Building Back Better seems to end up running out of a few bedrooms, an extra bathroom and a men’s cellar, but there are parts of President Joe Biden’s $2 trillion plan that really need fixing. saved. Rep. Abigail Spanberger, a Democrat representing Virginia’s 7th District, was in Culpeper last week with Biden to outline an …

Friedman Aims to promote transparency, patient access The State Senate passed, 39-1, Thursday, Feb. 10, pharmaceutical legislation aimed at addressing the rapidly rising cost of prescription drugs and ensuring that lifesaving drugs are affordable, fairly priced and accessible to all consumers. Senator Cindy F. Friedman (D-Arlington) played a leading role in crafting the legislation, called …

President Joe Biden is trying to revive progress on his stalled national agenda by refocusing attention on one of his most popular proposals, limiting the cost of prescription drugs Through CHRIS MEGERIANAssociated Press February 10, 2022, 05:22 • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden is trying …

JOPLIN, Mo. (KSNF/KODE) – Strong narcotics like fentanyl are seen more in Missouri and that doesn’t rule out our metro area. “Unfortunately, fentanyl is a lot easier to get than some of these other drugs, so I think you’re seeing a rapid rise in fentanyl,” said Sloan Rowland, chairman of the Ozark Drug Enforcement Team. …

By Hannah Albarazi (February 4, 2022, 9:01 PM EST) – A federal judge in Minnesota has launched an ERISA lawsuit alleging that UnitedHealth Group and its subsidiaries overcharged a plan member for prescription drugs, stating in an order no sealed Thursday that the allegations are based on a draft plan summary that contained a “clerical …

The Ohio Department of Medicaid plans to dramatically change the way it does business in July, but a group that helped spur the reform effort says some basic details weren’t provided. Some members of that group, the state’s community pharmacists, say those details could determine whether they can stay in business — and whether some …

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Senators from Maine and Maryland want the federal government to extend the shelf life of prescription drugs that are in short supply to try to address shortages. Republican Senator Susan Collins and Democratic Senator Ben Cardin introduced the bill, which would direct the US Food and Drug Administration to make the …

Keeping teens safe and alive is a community effort, especially when it comes to protecting them from addiction and overdose. To do this, several community groups have formed the Peoria Primary Prevention Coalition, also known as 3PC, to reduce alcohol, marijuana, and prescription drug abuse in the city. The coalition encourages young people to make …

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A new study has found that just over 10,000 United States residents age 55 and older died of an opioid overdose in 2019. In response to the study, the Pennsylvania Drug and Alcohol Program joined several Wolf administrative departments in highlighting risk factors plus race and ethnicity and disparities. They also …

PINEVILLE, WV (WVNS) – Residents of Wyoming County will have a safe new way to get rid of unwanted prescription drugs. Wyoming County Sheriff Brad Ellison and his staff installed a new drug collection box. The box is located in the courthouse tax office. Ellison said it’s a great way to get rid of unwanted …

JThe Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 has renewed attention on Covid-19 antigen test kits. They’re in high demand in the United States and many Americans are struggling to get them, prompting President Biden to announce that the White House will buy and ship 500 million rapid tests for free starting in January. The untold backstory here …

A pharmacy technician holds a bottle of hydroxychloroquine at Rock Canyon Pharmacy in Provo, Utah. (Photo by GEORGE FREY/AFP via Getty Images) CALGARY, Alberta (StudyFinds.org) – Hydroxychloroquine may not be a reliable treatment for COVID-19, but a new study finds it may find new use in treating the worst form of multiple sclerosis in plaques …

Editor’s Note: This story originally appeared in the January 2022 edition of the Daily Universe Magazine. Patrick Alverson has struggled with opioid addictions and hopes that in the future more doctors will be transparent about the risk of prescription drug addiction. (Holly Cluff) Patrick Alverson has been sober for about six years. When the COVID-19 …

A former Wasilla doctor was sentenced Tuesday to nearly three years in federal prison for illegally distributing narcotics to his patients. David Chisholm, 64, prescribed highly addictive prescription drugs – including oxycodone, methadone, morphine and fentanyl – “outside the usual course of professional practice and without a legitimate medical purpose” to his patients at Camelot …

One of my most treasured “assets” is a video of one of my teenage patients doing some beautiful gymnastic backflips after recovering from scoliosis surgery. Her grace and flexibility do more than remind me of a successful patient experience – they remind me of the power of challenging the “standard” approach. After decades of surgeons …

Governor Murphy announces expanded income eligibility for prescription drug assistance programs Expanded income eligibility is the largest single increase in program history TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today announced that the income limits for the Elderly and Disabled Pharmaceutical Assistance (PAAD) and Senior Gold Prescription Discount Drug Assistance Programs have increased by $ 10,000, making …

Rapper Nicholas Leanos – who performs frequently under the stage name Lil Xan – is defending himself after publicly criticizing his former manager, Stat Quo for allowing his drug addiction. According to the rapper, Stat Quo often provided him with prescription drugs during their tour. The allegations were made last month when Leanos called Stat …

A gang of drug traffickers have used 3,000 bottles of prescription drugs to conceal large amounts of Class A drugs for sale in South Essex. Brian William, Hashi Abdi, Oussema Oubari, Munta Hoque, and Azman Ahamad were members of a group known as the Mali Boys. Each of them was involved in the supply of …

RICHMOND, Virginia (WRIC) – Virginia is entering a new year and with that new year comes new laws. Many laws passed by the General Assembly and approved by Governor Ralph Northam in 2021 have already come into force, but some do not begin until New Year’s Day. Here is a list of some of Virginia’s …

A good day begins with a good night’s sleep. For those who haven’t had a good night’s sleep, know how lethargic, cranky, and unproductive you feel the next morning. However, due to today’s lifestyle, eating habits, workloads, or underlying illness, many of us have disrupted sleep patterns. Interrupted or fragmented sleep can lead to insomnia, …

OPINION: In the drug pricing debate, many believe that drug makers spend more on advertising than on research and development, and as a result, prices can be reduced without hampering innovation. This is incorrect, and our research shows why. We have divided the cumulative revenues of publicly traded US drugmakers over 40 years into seven …

TAMPA, Florida – Plans to import cheaper prescription drugs from Canada have been in the works for years. In Florida, it could finally happen sooner than many realize – perhaps as early as early next year. Florida Health Care Administration Secretary Simone Marsiller recently told a state Senate panel, “Hopefully we can start importing in …

Choice Men’s Health is one of the premier men’s health clinics in the Atlanta, GA area when it comes to promoting men’s sexual health. People often choose his services because it is a clinic that tailors its treatments to individuals rather than trying to use a one-size-fits-all approach to correcting men’s sexual health issues. Another …

the Toronto Center for Functional Medicine is officially open to integrative functional medicine and naturopathic therapies. The Toronto Functional Medicine Center (TFMC) has announced that its practice is officially open to patients to overcome health barriers. The clinic is currently accepting new patients. As a multidisciplinary clinic, this unique Toronto center for functional medicine is …

Prescriptions and insurance coverage for the Alzheimer’s drug Aduhelm have been slow, and drugmaker Biogen has halved the price of the therapy in an attempt to boost sales. The price drop comes as a Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services decision on drug coverage looms in 2022. When Aduhelm received expedited approval in June, Biogen …

Canada’s universal health care system has kept many people from dying or going bankrupt during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, although Canadians have access to the services of a physician, the country’s health care system does not include services like prescription drugs and dental care. These services are generally accessible through private employment insurance and direct …

As their impact grows across the spectrum, stories that highlight the growing threat of prescription drug abuse will inspire more interesting content in years to come. Raveena Tandon in Aranyak Aranyak, Raveena Tandon’s new crime drama on Netflix India, uses a nuance of drug trafficking and abuse in its fast-paced, hectic story. The man-leopard, serial …

News and research before you hear about it on CNBC et al. Claim your 1-week free trial for Street Insider Premium here. LAS VEGAS, December 14, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Healthy Extracts Inc. (OTCQB: HYEX), a leading innovator of clinically proven herbal products for heart and brain health, has launched a line of products for …

Consuming cannabis with other drugs can carry a significant risk of harmful drug interactions, new research from scientists at Washington State University suggests. Researchers looked at cannabinoids – a group of substances found in the cannabis plant – and their main metabolites found in the blood of cannabis users and found that they interfere with …

December 10, 2021 7:14 PM Jean Rossheim Posted: December 10, 2021 7:14 PM Update: December 12, 2021 3:05 am The good news is that when you are eligible for Medicare, you will also be able to purchase insurance that pays a portion of the costs of your prescription drugs – in many cases, most of …

For Medicare patients who are struggling to afford Biogen BIIB, -0.27% multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera, the arrival of much cheaper generic competitors last year should have been great news. Instead, it has become a warning about the complexities of Medicare prescription drug benefit that prove to be costly for patients and taxpayers, according to drug …

The pharmaceutical industry is banking on the obscure Senate rules as the final plan of attack to defeat the Democrats’ proposal to regulate prescription drug prices. In addition to their usual flurry of lobbying – which involves blaming other sections of the healthcare system for rising costs – drugmakers are helping Republican senators as they …

07 Dec 2021, 01:10Updated 12h ago Through: News 12 Staff Time is running out for the state legislature to pass a bill that advocates say will help reduce the cost of very high prescription drugs. But drug companies say the measure would be bad for consumers. “Drugs don’t work if people can’t afford to buy …

MADISON – Wisconsin would receive $ 420 million over the next two decades under a deal a panel of lawmakers approved on Tuesday in a multi-state lawsuit against major opioid distributors for their role in a health crisis national government that has affected hundreds of thousands of Americans. The settlement is part of a $ …

The Daviess County Public School District is hosting nationally recognized speaker Michael DeLeon for a series of “Straight Talk” presentations to students at all middle and high schools in DCPS this week. Straight Talk is a powerful and engaging program that addresses serious damage to the brain and body caused by drug and alcohol abuse. …

A disgraced pharmacist has been written off after selling £ 1million worth of prescription drugs to black market dealers in a Breaking Bad-style operation. Blakeet Khaira used his mother’s West Bromwich business, the Khaira Pharmacy, as cover and was paid for his crimes. He even went so far as to pretend to be her mother …

CARSON CITY, Nevada – Groups that advocate for older Americans are pushing for passage of the Build Back Better Act, which is due to be voted on today in the United States House of Representatives. The bill contains a provision allowing Medicare to negotiate lower prices with drug companies on the ten most expensive prescription …

Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Comer: Congress must review role of PBMs in rising prescription drug prices WASHINGTON–House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member Jacques Comer (R-Ky.) Opened today’s forum on “Reviewing the Role of Pharmacy Benefit Managers in Pharmaceutical Markets” noting that congressional oversight of the increase in prescription drugs must include a review …

OMAHA, Neb. – Investor Warren Buffett’s company made two new investments in the third quarter while reducing its holdings in several drugmakers and financial companies. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. BRK.B, -0.46% updated its holdings of shares in a quarterly filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday. The reports are closely watched by many investors …

Simone Marsiller, secretary of the Florida Agency of Health Care Administration, provided an update to the Senate Health Policy Committee on the state’s prescription drug import program, which could potentially bring cheaper prescriptions in state from Canada. In 2003, Congress passed the Medicare Modernization Act, which allowed the commercial importation of prescription drugs from Canada, …

Fred goldenberg When the Medicare Part D prescription drug program was enacted in 2006, seniors around the world breathed a sigh of relief. Finally, a program to reduce drug prices. But for more than a decade, we have watched drug prices continue to rise with no relief in sight. The AARP has been tracking increases …

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., Arrives to meet with the Democratic Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, early Tuesday, November 2, 2021.(AP Photo / J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (The Hill) – Democratic lawmakers have reached agreement on legislation to lower the prices of prescription drugs to be included in President Biden’s social spending program, Senate …

The global supply chain bottleneck could impact your next trip to a pharmacy as it leaves some drugs in short supply. It has already been reported that filling your prescriptions for ADHD, Diabetes, and Asthma medications is taking longer than normal in Northern Alabama. The supply chain problem causing delays can be downright terrifying for …

WASHINGTON – Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, DN.Y., said on Tuesday Democrats had reached an agreement on reducing the costs of prescription drugs, especially for the elderly, one of the major party disputes in the $ 1.75 trillion safety net bill. “I am pleased to report that an agreement has been reached to reduce the …

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – The Drug Enforcement Administration, along with its law enforcement partners, removed nearly 745,000 pounds of unnecessary prescriptions from medicine cabinets across the country as part of the ongoing commitment DEA to turn the tide against the opioid epidemic in the United States. Following the 21st National Prescription Drug Recovery Day last …

Despite massive spending on lobbying and campaign contributions, the big pharmaceutical companies are slowly losing their grip on state legislatures across the country. In Maryland, Maine, Oregon and Colorado, consumers, patients, public health advocates and providers demanding more affordable prescription drugs have successfully pushed through landmark legislation that will finally help manage the uncontrollable costs …

By Earl D. Fowlkes, Jr Earl D. Fowlkes, Jr. is President and CEO of the Center for Black Equity. This article originally appeared in the South Florida Sun Sentinel. Sometimes in Washington, lawmakers lose sight of the forest for the trees. This is exactly what is happening now. Well-meaning lawmakers are trying to make healthcare …

For immediate release People who attended the drug take-back event at the Plymouth Police Department last weekend included, from back, left to right: Plymouth Police Chief Dana Flynn, Program Director PCO Vicky Butler and hub manager Charlette Tarsi. Previously, PYDC Program Coordinator Kelly Macomber, BCP Operations Supervisor Hannah Panteleos and Plymouth Region Prevention Collaboration Coordinator …

Medicare beneficiaries who have limited income and assets may be eligible for additional help paying for their prescription drugs. The Federal Low Income Grant (LIS) program, also known as Supplemental Assistance, helps qualified Medicare beneficiaries with the out-of-pocket expenses associated with Medicare Part D prescription drugs. There are over 80,000 Medicare beneficiaries in North Carolina …

Event date: October 23, 2021 – 9:00 a.m. To support the benefits of proper drug disposal, Partnership Carson City will be hosting the Bi-Annual Drug Collection this Saturday, October 23 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at four locations in Carson City. Bring unused or expired prescription drugs and sharps (syringes) to any of these …

Open the audio article player Through Kristen weaver | to October 19, 2021 Wilson County News audio articles made possible by C Street Gift Shop and Boutique, located in downtown Floresville The Drug Enforcement Agency and La Vernia Police Department are encouraging county residents to hand in unused prescription drugs for proper disposal on National …

IN THE UNITED STATES, prescription drug costs are too high for some and add up to monthly expenses. On average, Americans spend $ 1,200 a year on prescription drugs, according to OECD data. 1 Households can save on prescription drug costs by joining a Walmart programCredit: Getty In fact, Americans currently pay higher prescription drug …

Prescription drug prices are like the weather. Everyone is talking about them. But no one does anything about them. A report from the National Conference of State Legislatures quotes delegate Bonnie Cullison, a Democrat from Maryland, as saying, “The finger-and-blame game that always occurs is frustrating. Manufacturers blame insurers and PBMs, PBMs blame manufacturers and …

Choreographer | iStock | Getty Images It’s one of those times when you might not want to follow the herd. Most Medicare beneficiaries – 71% – don’t explore their coverage options during open enrollment, according to a new study from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Because the specifics of health plans change from year to year, …

As William Stoops, professor of behavioral science, psychiatry and psychology at the University of Kentucky Institute, explains in a report by the American Medical Association: “People are more stressed and isolated, they take therefore unhealthy decisions, including drinking more and taking drugs. As Dr Elizabeth Bulat, an addiction medicine specialist affiliated with Henry Ford West …

Two years after its founding, the Saving Lives Five Towns Drug and Alcohol coalition is launching a new campaign to “Lock, Inventory, Eliminate” prescription drugs with the goal of reducing access to drugs. “Prescription data shows that if drug addicts are able to get used to or stay with substances like Vicodin or Valium, they …

Imagine if your health or that of a family member depended on access to prescription drugs. Without it, you or a loved one would be at serious risk. What would you do if you could not afford the drugs? Sadly, millions of Americans are faced with this heartbreaking decision every day because Congress has refused …

CEDAR FALLS – Cedar Falls Public Safety will host a site for the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on October 23 at the Public Safety Building, 4600 S. Main St. Citizens can dispose of expired, unwanted, or unused prescription drugs in the receptacle just inside …

While in office in Arizona, I heard anecdotes about impossible decisions families are forced to make due to out of control prescription drugs. costs. Horrible choices like deciding to buy essential drugs or pay the rent, shop for groceries or pay the utility bill. It’s a choice no one living in a country as prosperous …

The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public to the increased availability of potentially fatal fake prescription pills. The DEA says these pills contain fentanyl and methamphetamine. This is the first public safety alert the DEA has issued in six years, and it talks about a criminal drug ring that mass-produces these fake pills in …

Senator Sinema has long been a staunch advocate for women’s rights and a fierce fighter for the right to health care – and now, more than ever, the women of Arizona need her help. It is well known that the pharmaceutical industry has systematically and unfairly raised the price of prescription drugs to line their …

For a long time, people have debated the price of drugs in the United States. This is stupid. Today, about 90% of all prescriptions are for generic drugs. Probably the percentage should be higher than that (it is 97% in China). Generic prescription drugs should be like Tylenol – almost free. In fact, they’re almost …

As public health advocates ranted at efforts by right-wing Democrats in Congress to ease prescription drug price reforms proposed in their own party’s flagship program, Build Back Better, a report released Thursday by a leading progressive rights group found Americans pay almost twice as much. for the 20 best-selling drugs in the rest of the …

WASHINGTON, September 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – A new Ipsos / PhRMA poll shows that initial support for medicare “negotiation” evaporates once Americans are given arguments around the debate. Public opinion drops to 51 percentage points, overall, when Americans see arguments for both “negotiating” drug prices. The survey was conducted among 5,029 American adults …

A: Inform MD that most insurance plans have strict guidelines regarding the use of a CGM in place of conventional blood glucose testing. CGM products have been shown to be beneficial in reducing A1C levels and hypoglycemia events. CGM products allow patients to monitor their blood sugar day and night and alert them to hyperglycemia …

Have you ever looked in your shower drain or hairbrush and wondered how you still have hair on your head? Does your scalp get sunburned easily or are you noticing thinning hair around your part? You may be suffering from female hair loss, a much more common problem than you might think. Hair loss occurs …

through: By Katie Lannan State House Press Service Posted: Sep 27, 2021 / 9:23 PM EDT / Update: Sep 27, 2021 / 10:38 PM EDT BOSTON (SHNS) – More than half of adults in Massachusetts who took part in a survey in May said they had experienced some kind of difficulty with health care costs …

WORTHINGTON – Oscar Becerra-Ruiz, 19, of Maplewood, was charged with five counts in Nobles County Fifth District Court, including fifth degree drug possession at the criminal level, as a result of an incident on September 13 in Worthington. Becerra-Ruiz was pulled over by law enforcement on Interstate 90 after he was seen traveling at 91 …

Source: SAUL LOEB / Getty SSome Democratic members of Congress are trying to block historic economic investments promised by the Biden administration, including a provision that could lower the cost of prescription drugs. By obstructing efforts to reduce prescription drug prices, these lawmakers are hindering racial fairness. In a December 2020 article, the Patients for …

Almost four years after charges were laid against a Mount Carmel doctor, Dr Raymond Kraynak pleaded guilty Thursday to 12 counts of distributing or dispensing prescription drugs illegally. Kraynak, 64, pleaded after 13 days of testimony in Williamsport federal court before US judge Matthew Brann, according to a press release from the US Department of …

Friday, September 24, 2021 Indiana federal court dismissed claims of disability discrimination and retaliation by a DOT-regulated driver who failed a random drug test due to prescription opioid use , believing that he had not sufficiently followed employer policy or DOT regulations when he had not produced a Letter of Safety Concern from the Prescribing …

PLANO, Texas – A Dallas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking offenses in the Eastern District of Texas, Acting U.S. Attorney Nicholas J. Ganjei announced today. Gary Collin Bussell, 52, pleaded guilty on January 26, 2021 to possession with intent to distribute and distributing controlled substances and was sentenced to 360 …

Changes to Wyoming’s Prescription Drug and Opioid Misuse Efforts September 23, 2021 As federal grant funding ends, state efforts to prevent prescription drug and opioid-related overdoses and deaths are evolving but continuing, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The WDH Substance Abuse Prevention Program (SAPP) first received the Grant to Prevent Prescription Drug …

Whether it’s to pick up an important prescription or to replenish your favorite hygiene and personal care products in the blink of an eye, a reliable pharmacy you can count on can be essential to your well-being or at least getting yourself a peace of mind knowing you can get what you need, when you …

About 18 million Americans, or 7% of American adults, say they recently haven’t been able to afford at least one prescription drug for their household, according to a new Gallup poll. The finding shows in “crude terms” how high health care costs and prescription drug prices are impacting households across the country, the polling company …

WASHINGTON (AP) – Dental care for the elderly with health insurance. The end of the rock bottom prices on prescription drugs. New options for long-term home care. Coverage for low-income people excluded from Medicaid by ideological battles. These are just a few of the changes in healthcare that Democrats want to make with the huge …

For too long, the pharmaceutical industry has dictated who in America has access to the drugs they need for their health and well-being – and who doesn’t, leaving millions of Americans in districts like mine. make impossible choices about their health care. . Already this year, pharmaceutical companies have increased the prices of 1,100 prescription …

It would be nice to have the Republican Party envisioned by the Niskanen Center, a party more focused on affordability of a decent life than optional vaccination, and I wish them good luck in their efforts to make it white. For now, however, it’s the Democrats who are starting to take supply-side concerns seriously. But …

Nelson wants to help other teens, who are only a few years younger than him, learn the hard truths of addiction. “Just kind of educating them on the reality of drugs and alcohol,” he said. “The stuff that we’ve been through, so they don’t make the same mistake going through what we’ve been through.” Nelson …

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant on September 15 for 6 West 16th Road and 116 Sanchez Avenue in Palm Coast. The search warrant was obtained after the Major Cases Unit began investigating Ruth Rupprecht, who was leading a local animal rescue, received reports that she was selling prescription drugs. Rupprecht operates …

The US Department of Health and Human Services released its plan to tackle high drug prices last week as part of President Joe Biden’s push to tackle anti-competitive practices in the economy. But while he went into detail about the abusive practices of drugmakers, he was much more superficial about the practices of large companies …

LAGRANGE, Ga. (WTVM) – As it is National Recovery Month, police across the country, including in LaGrange, are finding ways to get opioids off the streets. LaGrange Police say they are concerned about the small increase in fatal drug overdose cases they have investigated so far this year. “Our concern is that people take these …

Posted: Sep 11, 2021 / 11:30 a.m. CDT / Update: Sep 11, 2021 / 11:30 a.m. CDT MADISON, WI ‘Shea, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin. Kenneth Zipperer, 54, of Wausau, initially faced five counts of mail fraud, ten counts of wire fraud, two counts of distributing mislabeled prescription drugs without …

Wednesday September 8 at noon is the deadline to appear in the “Around Town” list for next week. We must receive your event in writing with a contact phone number for questions. Due to the number of submissions, events can only take place once in print form, will be changed and will appear within one …

CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Tennessee (WATE) – A California man faces multiple felony charges after he was allegedly found with large amounts of illicit drugs during a traffic stop in Claiborne County. William Calvin Lanum, 57 years old. On August 20, the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Highway 33 as part of its …

In the midst of this COVID pandemic, we have already seen an increase in the number of companies selling their products and services on the internet. Pharmacies and drugstore delivery services are no exception. At first glance, this e-pharmacy may look like your conventional pharmacy. However, there are key differences based on research that reveals …

As Republicans wage a cultural war over mask mandates and critical race theory, and as some try to scare voters about refugees from Afghanistan, Democrats are betting on social spending plans for maintain control over the tenuous coalition Biden formed last year. In particular, the White House sees the provision of prescription drugs as an …

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) – President Joe Biden has called on Congress to push forward his $ 3.5 trillion plan that, among other things, would lower the cost of prescription drugs. “There aren’t a lot of things that almost all Americans could agree on,” Biden said in a speech Thursday. “But I think it’s safe to …

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) – A former Las Vegas maid has turned her garage into a makeshift room to sell hormones and administer antibiotic injections for $ 20 apiece, according to an arrest report. At approximately 7:45 p.m. on August 4, Las Vegas police obtained a search warrant to inspect the residence at 53 Colbath Street, …

A researcher in a medical laboratory. Courtesy of Pixabay I am a grateful patient. Grateful that my life may have been saved by medical innovation. Grateful for the hard work of medical researchers and physicians who develop cures and treatments for those of us with chronic illnesses. We thank the policy makers who strive to …

A February 2020 Gallup poll found that 66% of all Americans (and even 47% of Republicans) are concerned about rising drug prices. More than half of them indicated that drug prices had “increased a lot” from 2017 to 2020. I have never been a supporter of Trump because of his racism, misogyny, and promotion of …

Senate Bill 21-175, a bill passed by the Colorado Legislature and enacted by Governor Jared Polis earlier this year, established the Prescription Drug Affordability Review Board and the Prescription Drug Affordability Advisory Council. Both agencies will be housed in the Colorado Insurance Division, which is part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA). The goal …

The costs of medical care are already too high, but in the last legislative session, lawmakers considered a bill that would have added additional costs to medical care, even as working families in Louisiana recover from the pandemic of COVID-19. Fortunately, lawmakers stood up for patients and the legislation did not reach the governor’s office. …

The architects of the package argue that, in many ways, the bill will eventually pay for itself by increasing tax revenue. This “dynamic scoring” strategy will help justify some of the high price tag, although this method of paying for the legislation has drawn criticism from Democrats and Republicans in the past. However, investments like …

EAST PALESTINE – Floyd Sorrell, 66, West Clark Street, East Palestine, and Angela Weaver, 33, Sprucevale Road, East Liverpool appeared in county municipal court on Thursday on drug and sex charges. Sorrell and Weaver were arrested after members of the Eastern Palestine Police Department executed a search warrant at 582 W. Clark St. Wednesday. Officers …

A few days ago, I got a call from a friend asking if he could get advice on Covid-19. He said his test came back positive. He had no symptoms but took a drug combo that an internet article suggested to prevent coronavirus deaths. Upon further investigation, I realized that he was consuming antibiotics, antiviral …

Middlesex District Representative 34, Christine Barber. On July 13, Representative Christine P. Barber (D-Somerville and Medford) testified in support of Bill H.729, which she introduced to make prescription drugs more affordable for families by creating a drug program. ” cost assistance for some chronic disease drugs, and increased accountability for prescription drug prices Rising prescription …

Most patients are probably unaware of the ins and outs of the 340B drug pricing program, which requires drug companies to provide discounted drugs to certain hospitals and clinics serving the most needy patients. But in areas like rural Appalachia, this kind of program can mean the difference between life and death for some. Yet …

// = do_shortcode (‘[in-content-square]’)?> Photo by Pasi Mäenpää from Pixabay A report published by Public Health Wales warned of the dangers of buying ‘prescription’ sedatives and says there has been a substantial increase in non-prescription ‘prescription’ drugs submitted to the drug testing service in the country of Wales. Benzodiazepines, such as diazepam, are the class …

The Lafayette Parish Coroner’s Office mid-year overdose death toll shows opioid and fentanyl-related deaths nearly doubled over the same period last year, putting Lafayette Parish on the right way to overcome the deaths of the previous year again. The rise follows an upward trend that has lasted for several years. In 2017, 25 fatal opioid-related …

Evidence was recovered after state police arrested Stephen Richards during a traffic stop and subsequent search of the vehicle on Saturday. Submitted photoAfter being arrested for a traffic violation on Interstate 65 in Jackson County on Saturday morning, a Kentucky man was arrested and sent to Jackson County Jail for drug and gun trafficking in …

TAIPEI, July 6, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Leader TaiwanThe Bora group today announced the name change of its subsidiary, currently Yuta Health, to Bora Health Inc. as part of a comprehensive plan to integrate its distribution operations and brands. With the name change, Bora plans to complete the merger of the activities of Bora …

WALDEN, Colo .– The building that once housed the last pharmacy in this town of less than 600 is now a barbecue restaurant, where pit chef Larry Holtman prepares smoked brisket and pulled pork on the same counter where the pharmacists distributed life-saving drugs over 30 years ago. It’s an hour’s drive over treacherous mountain …

PUEBLO – A local community is tackling drug addiction and the stigma surrounding treatment. It all takes place through a traveling art exhibition presented by the Pueblo Department of Public Health and Environment. The traveling exhibit is called “Your Words Have Power,” and these words are an opportunity to educate the Pueblo community and help …