A new study which surveyed 1,000 people who were prescribed opioids in the past year revealed two-thirds planned to keep the pills they had left over, as half of those polled were given no information on how or where to discard the medications.
Two drugmakers have made a practice of buying and then dramatically hiking the prices of low-cost drugs given to patients with life-threatening conditions including heart disease, AIDS and cancer, according to excerpts from thousands of documents released by federal lawmakers.
The Obama administration set the stage Friday for a national debate on the rising cost of prescription drugs, a pressing issue for voters but one that's unlikely to see quick solutions under a lame-duck president facing an opposition Congress.
Did you ever see the public service commercial where a grown man or woman goes to the medicine cabinet to take their prescription pills only to see in the mirror a teenager taking them instead? Prescription pain killers are one of the leading causes of heroin addiction and last year the DEA announced…