Over 200 Common Drugs May Cause Depression, Report WarnsHealth professionals are issuing a disturbing warning about common medications after finding that hundreds of drugs are putting people at risk of developing depression.
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.
Police Continuing Probe Into Alleged Prescription FraudDelaware State Police say more arrests are expected in an investigation involving a Philadelphia woman accused of distributing fraudulent prescriptions for controlled substances.
Study: How Pharmaceutical Reps Impact Doctor's Prescribing PatternsAccording to the report, when company sales people weren't allowed free access to physicians' offices, doctors prescribed more generics and fewer brand-name drugs.
Major Changes Could Be Coming For Prescription DrugsYou could soon be paying more and getting less as major changes could be on the way for prescription drug coverage.
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.