Many Americans over 50 favor limits on painkiller prescribing, and those who receive prescriptions need more counseling about risks and safe disposal options.
Drug company promises to contain prices are a familiar — and fleeting. In past, their vows to restrain prices last only as long as it is politically necessary.
Purdue Pharma had said that taking opioids such as its painkiller OxyContin can prove dangerous even as prescribed — then appeared to backtrack a few days later.
Over-prescribing of drugs known as benzodiazepines or “benzos” is putting more people at risk of dependence on the pills.
Most commercial insurers are covering CAR-T immunotherapies now, but they do so on an individual basis, writing single-patient agreements each time.
Scammers are targeting consumers who have purchased medicines online.
Four new confirmed cases within the same household.