UPMC Says New Technology Will Mean Cheaper PrescriptionsUPMC says new technology will mean less expensive prescriptions.
Allegheny County District Attorney Holding 'Spring Medicine Cabinet Clean Out'Residents of Allegheny County are being encouraged to turn in unused or expired prescription and over-the-counter medication this weekend.
Pa. Resources Council To Host 3 Local Collection Events For Drug Take Back DayThe Pennsylvania Resources Council is hosting three collection events for unwanted prescription drugs on Drug Take Back Day.
Convicted Ex-Pharmacist In Wheeling Fined Thousands In Pill CaseA former West Virginia pharmacist convicted in state court of improperly dispensing medications has been fined $336,000 in federal court.
New App Helping Patients Protect Themselves From Drug InteractionsAs people are taking more and more medications and supplements, drug interactions are becoming a potentially serious problem.
Officials Warn Of Prescription Drugs Impairing Driving Ability During Busy Holiday WeekendThis is going to be the busiest travel weekend of the year, and today is one of the busiest days on the highways.
U.S. Health Secretary Visits Pittsburgh, Praises Efforts To Bring Down Prescription Drug PricesU.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar listened to local folks about prescription drug prices while visiting Pittsburgh Friday.
Study: More Than One-Third Of U.S. Adults Use Prescription Drugs With Depression, Suicide As Potential Side EffectsA new study suggests more than a third of American adults take prescription medications that have depression listed as a potential side effect.
More Than 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.
'Take Back Your Drugs Day' Comes On Heels Of Trump's Public Health Emergency DeclarationThere was a national effort Saturday to try to fight the opioid epidemic with “Take Back Your Drugs Day.”
Cheaper Prescriptions: 2 Websites Aim To Find Lowest CostA few clicks on a couple of websites revealed a discount on prescription drugs could be as close as your local pharmacy.
Get Rid Of Unwanted Prescriptions On National Drug Take-Back DayState and federal officials are encouraging Pennsylvanians to take action on National Drug Take-Back Day.
Project D.U.M.P. Fights Opioid Crisis, Collects Unused Prescription DrugsFor the past year, Sheriff Deputy Joe Cirigliano has been on the front line of the opioid crisis, collecting unused prescription drugs, nearly a ton of them.
Feds: McKesson Agrees To Pay $150M In Pill Shipment CaseFederal prosecutors say McKesson Corp. has agreed to pay $150 million to settle allegations that the drug wholesaler failed to detect and report pharmacies' suspicious orders of prescription pain pills.
Feds Announce Charges In Pittsburgh-Area Prescription FraudFederal prosecutors in Pittsburgh have charged 18 people in 13 separate indictments with fraudulently obtaining prescription painkillers from government insurance programs then re-selling them on the street.