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.
State officials are highlighting a recent surge in opiate overdoses in Massachusetts in urging people to clean out their medicine cabinets this weekend.
Bay State politicians called prescription drugs in family medicine cabinets one of the easiest gateways to drug addiction.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
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.
The key to getting discounts is to ask. If you don’t look like a senior the kid selling movie tickets isn’t going to ask you if you want a senior discount.
An Ashland woman accused of conning her way into at least two Cape Cod homes to steal prescription drugs is under arrest.
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.
Prescription medications are meant to make us feel better, but many have a side effect that isn’t that well known. They can cause weight gain.
It’s a staggering number when you consider more than 40 billion prescriptions are written in this country every year. The problem is that about a…