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5.8.18

Walmart's Dumb New Opioid Policy Could Cost Lives

The retail giant is joining other big pharmacies in setting seven-day caps on new opioid scripts. This is extremely dangerous, and may end in death.

4.2.18

How to Save on Health Insurance as a Freelancer in the Trump Era

Obamacare helped make healthcare premiums affordable. Tax reform is changing that.

8.4.17

Convicted “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli could spend 20 years in prison

Martin Shkreli was convicted of securities fraud at federal district court in Brooklyn, New York Friday after five days of jury deliberations.

2.22.17

Your Last Prescription Might Just Be a Guess

A new study finds that 16 percent of off-label antidepressant use is backed by actual research.

2.16.17

How Dangerous is it to Take Expired Drugs?

Here's how much the date on the pill bottle really matters.

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1.12.17

Congress Just Missed an Opportunity to Give Americans Access to Cheaper Drugs

An amendment sponsored by Senator Bernie Sanders was one of three that addressed the issue, but they were all voted down.

12.6.16

Antidepressants Just Make Me Feel Worse

Yet to seek mental health care in America is to have drugs foisted on you like you're backstage at Coachella.

12.7.15

Chemsex and the Case for Preventative HIV Drugs in the UK

PrEP is not yet available on the NHS, but some argue it should be.

7.17.15

Amphetamine of the Year

Some doctors are afraid Vyvanse, originally prescribed for ADHD, will be abused now that it's also being used to treat binge eating disorder.

7.19.14

Feds Accuse FedEx of Being in the Drug Trafficking Business

FedEx has been indicted on charges of illegal transportation of prescription drugs.