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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.

04/26/2014

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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.

04/07/2014

Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

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

03/12/2014

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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.

10/26/2013

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Are There Any Perks In Retirement?

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.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–06/20/2013

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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.

11/24/2012

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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.

04/28/2012

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Many Common Prescription Drugs Can Cause Weight Gain

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.

04/17/2012

Curious About Prescription Drugs In Drinking Water

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…

10/01/2010

Coakley settles with CVS on drug pricing

Attorney General Martha Coakley has reached an agreement with CVS Pharmacy, Inc., in which the pharmacy chain will repay the state and public entities $2.65 million for alleged prescription drug overcharges.

08/30/2010

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