Study: Insurers' Spending On Costly Meds Soared From 2003-14The latest study of medicine prices finds U.S. insurers' spending on expensive prescription drugs nearly quadrupled from 2003 through 2014, when the number of such prescriptions filled tripled.
Pa. Man Guilty Of Sexually Assaulting Overdose Victim Who DiedThirty-nine-year-old Leonard McIntire, of Black Lick, will be sentenced by an Indiana County judge on May 23.
Montco Woman Facing Involuntary Manslaughter After Police Say 2-Year-Old Ingested Prescription Drugs A 35-year-old Montgomery County woman is facing multiple felony charges, including involuntary manslaughter on allegations she failed to seek help for her daughter, after the two-year-old took dangerous prescription medication.
Phila. Police, DA Launch Pilot Program To Dispose Of Prescription DrugsPhiladelphia Police and the District Attorney's office are teaming up on a pilot program that will make it easier for people to dispose of unwanted and unused prescription drug medication.
Local Partnership Aims To Help People With Prescription CostNow, it's open nationwide, offering free prescription savings cards which allow consumers to plug in the medication, and their zip code, and the search engine provides the cost at different pharmacies in the area.
Police: Pa. Father Put Anti-Anxiety Drugs In Toddler's CerealLower Saucon Township police say they were called to 26-year-old Joseph Wilson's home Sunday afternoon after someone saw another toddler unattended in a stroller and crying.
Operating Under The Influence Has Broad Definition
Improving Communication Could Reduce Health Care MistakesThere is no doubt communication is crucial in health care where the stakes can be tremendously high.
Women Of Reproductive Age Prescribed Opioids At Alarming RateA new study finds nearly 4 or 10 women of reproductive age and 30% of women with private insurance filled an opioid prescription between 2008-2012.
Health: What Happens When Drugs Expire?People depend on drugs every day, but what happens when they expire? You may not have to throw them away, which could save you some money.
Del. Woman Reportedly Looking For Prescription Drugs Gets Screened For Ebola After Calling 911 Four Times In One DayA Del. woman is charged with calling 911 four times in one day with nonexistent emergencies that even resulted in Ebola screening.
Legal Medications Being Used To Get HighThere was a time when illegal drugs were a major problem with young adults. They still are but now there are equal concerns about legal medications to get high.