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Drug disposal box installed in Freeport to help combat prescription addiction – Tribune-Review

Drug disposal box installed in Freeport to help combat prescription addictionTribune-ReviewOveruse of prescription painkillers, considered a gateway drug to heroin, is one of the primary causes of drug overdoses in Armstrong County: Of the 41 deaths due to drug overdoses last year, prescription drugs were the leading cause in about one …

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State excludes veterinarians from prescription drug database requirement – Arizona Daily Sun

Arizona Daily SunState excludes veterinarians from prescription drug database requirementArizona Daily SunIn 2007, the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy created the database as part of an effort to curb prescription drug abuse. And in May, Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill that will require physicians to access and update the database before prescribing a …

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US Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Introduce Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for Seniors – Milwaukee Courier Weekly Newspaper

Milwaukee Courier Weekly NewspaperUS Senator Tammy Baldwin and Senators Introduce Legislation to Lower Prescription Drug Prices for SeniorsMilwaukee Courier Weekly NewspaperThe lawmakers have introduced the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act, which would allow Medicare to negotiate the price of prescription drugs. Current law only allows for bargaining by pharmaceutical companies and bans Medicare from …Bill Nelson files legislation to keep prescription drugs under Obamacare pricesOrlando Political ObserverNelson aims to prevent repeal of Medicare ‘donut hole’ provisionsThe News HeraldMedicare Catastrophic Coverage Spending Tripled Since 2010, OIG ReportsAJMC.com Managed Markets Networkall 10 news articles »

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North Reading Company Works To Prevent Prescription Drug Counterfeiting – CBS Local

CBS LocalNorth Reading Company Works To Prevent Prescription Drug CounterfeitingCBS LocalNORTH READING (CBS) –Counterfeit prescription drugs are costing billions of dollars and killing hundreds of thousands of patients every year. Around the world, 7 to 10 percent of all prescription drugs are counterfeit. On top of that, are these …

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