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.
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.
'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.
Officials Issue Warning About Online Prescription Drug ScamWith so many online pharmacies, ordering prescription medication over the Internet has become a common practice.