Horizon Pharma Jacks Painkiller Drug Price From $138 to $2,979The drug is 22 times more expensive than when the company acquired it in late 2013.
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.
2 Suspected Of Stealing Pills From El Cerrito WalgreensPolice are asking for the public’s help to find two suspects who allegedly stole prescription pills from an El Cerrito Walgreens pharmacy last week.
Tiger Woods DUI Caused By Prescription Drugs, Not AlcoholGolf great Tiger Woods wants his fans to know that alcohol was not a factor in his arrest on Monday.
Bay Area Family Puts Face On Suburban Opioid AddictionWith Californians now leading the nation in opioid-related deaths, a Bay Area mother and son are courageously putting a face on this terrible addiction.
Santa Cruz Requiring Prescription Drug Makers To Dispose Unwanted MedsSanta Cruz last week became the first U.S. city to pass a law requiring producers and retailers of prescription drugs to collect and dispose of any drugs patients don’t want.
West Virginia Is Suing McKesson Corporation For Incentivizing Opioid SalesWest Virginia sues McKesson Corporation, alleging the company is distributing painkillers irresponsibly and incentivizing opioid sales.
Solano County Joins Prescription Drug Discount ProgramSolano County is joining 30 other counties in the state that offer a prescription drug discount program.
Startup Firm Blink Health Offers Prescription Drug Savings Through Bulk BuyingA startup firm is promising to save consumers up to 95 percent on prescription drugs by using the power of bulk buying.
California Voters To Decide On Drug Price InitiativeAn initiative to limit the price the state pays for prescription drugs has qualified for California's 2016 ballot.
Drug Users Getting Paid To Try New Formulations In Effort To Reduce Painkiller AbuseThe rise of prescription drug overdoses in the U.S. is leading to research which involves paying recreational drug users to try new formulations, in the hope of reducing the abuse and addiction to painkillers.
Nevada Resident Arrested For Allegedly Robbing Concord Pharmacy Where Pharmacist Bit HimPolice arrested a Nevada resident on suspicion of robbing at least two pharmacies this week, including one in Concord, Concord police said.