Prescription

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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FDA: Prescription Mix-Ups A Problem For Pets, Too

The FDA said it’s easy for errors to be made when filling a prescription for your pet. FDA investigators discovered errors stemming from simple issues such as: lookalike packaging, drugs with similar names, and simple penmanship errors.

CBS 2–01/08/2013

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Illinois To Increase Security For Prescription Drugs

More security is coming in the fight against people who would unlawfully get prescription drugs.

12/26/2012

Daniella Kinnard's mother nearly gave her an overdose of prescription medication because it was mislabeled with the incorrect dosage. (Credit: CBS)

Mislabeled Prescription Almost Resulted In Overdose For Elgin Child

If you have a sick child, you expect the prescription medicine to have the proper directions about how much medication to give, right? An Elgin mother recently began to give her sick daughter her medicine, and then discovered a mistake that could have caused her to give her child an overdose.

CBS 2–03/06/2012

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Save Money On Prescription Glasses Online

Americans spend more than $15 billion each year on eyewear. Let’s face it, eyeglasses aren’t cheap and insurance often only pays for a new pair every couple of years. CBS 2’s Mary Kay Kleist takes a look at a way some are finding clarity, by ordering their glasses online.

CBS 2–07/20/2011