Prescription Drugs

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Patients With Several Prescriptions Find Comfort In ‘PillPack’

Twenty percent of Americans take five or more prescription drugs and managing all of those medications can be a nightmare.

08/27/2015 (WBZ-TV)

Website Lets Buyers, Sellers Share Drug Prices Online

A new website is bringing illicit prescription drug deals into the open, at least on the web.


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Study: Later Doctor’s Visits Lead To More Prescriptions

A visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.


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Mass. Towns Hold Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

State officials are highlighting a recent surge in opiate overdoses in Massachusetts in urging people to clean out their medicine cabinets this weekend.



Mass. Leaders Urge Residents To Turn In Unused Prescription Drugs

Bay State politicians called prescription drugs in family medicine cabinets one of the easiest gateways to drug addiction.


Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.


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Report: NH’s 18-25 Age Group’s Prescription Drug Abuse Above National Average

A new report shows prescription drug abuse among New Hampshire’s young adults aged 18-25 is above the national average and other states in the Northeast.



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Police: Woman Asked To Use Bathroom, Stole Prescription Drugs

An Ashland woman accused of conning her way into at least two Cape Cod homes to steal prescription drugs is under arrest.



Prescription Drug Drop-Off Day Held Saturday

Federal and state officials are calling on Massachusetts residents to rid their homes of expired or unused prescription drugs by dropping them off at designated sites during the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.