14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Use of prescription drugs
is similar in the United States and Canada, with almost 70 percent of adults aged 40 to 79 years using at least one prescription drug
, according to an August data brief published by the U.S.
McCabe said a "very concerning" finding is that 30% of prescription drug
misusers took their own leftover medications, with girls more likely to do so than boys.
The Prescription Drug
Problem: A New American Crisis?
Bush recommended dramatic changes to the nation's Medicare system aimed at making prescription drug
coverage for senior citizens more affordable.
Google announced Wednesday it is launching a feature in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) that will help people find locations on its Maps platform for safe disposal of excess prescription drugs
. The latest feature, which is aimed at helping fight the opioid epidemic, comes in advance of April 28th's National Prescription Drug
The Elmhurst Police Department is sponsoring a Prescription Drug
Take-Back Day this month.
M2 PHARMA-August 31, 2017-90% of Those Enrolled in US Medicare Prescription Drug
Coverage Could be Overpaying, According to eHealth Analysis
Up until now, HMOs and insurance companies have been subsidizing consumer prescription drug
purchases through nominal "co-pay" arrangements.
COSTS PER ACTIVE CLAIM CONTINUE TO RISE.
price increases are actually incredibly common in this country, with some drugs experiencing multiple price increases in a single year.
Health Canada Minister Rona Ambrose recently met with First Nations representatives, provincial officials, doctors, pharmacists, law enforcement and addictions specialists in Edmonton to discuss prescription drug