Uptown Medical Clinic Owner Guilty Of Illegally Prescribing $500,000 In OpioidsThe former owner of a Chicago medical clinic has admitted to making more than $500,000 by illegally selling opioid prescriptions to patients, according to the United States Department of Justice.
Walgreens Expands Prescription Delivery Program NationwideWalgreens is joining rival drugstore chain CVS Health in expanding home deliveries for prescriptions nationwide, as stores continue adjusting to a retail world made more consumer-friendly by online competition.
Over 200 Common Drugs May Cause Depression, Report WarnsHealth professionals are issuing a disturbing warning about common medications after finding that hundreds of drugs are putting people at risk of developing depression.
Trump Announces Plan To Lower Drug Prices: 'This Is A Total Rip Off, And We Are Ending It'President Trump on Friday introduced his blueprint to "bring soaring drug prices back down to earth."
National Drug Take Back Day In Full SwingThe goal is to toss out any unused prescription drugs and to prevent the drugs from getting into the wrong hands.
Fighting The Opioid Epidemic At Drop-Off SitesThey are placed into barrels of gasoline where they disintegrate. Lake County expects to collect 13,000 pounds of prescriptions this year.
License Of Schaumburg Psychiatrist SuspendedDr. Wolfrum is also accused of failing to comply with multiple federal regulations related to the ordering, keeping and dispensing of controlled substances.
Statewide Poll Reveals New Statistics On Illinois' Opioid EpidemicThe National Safety Council released Thursday findings of a statewide poll on the opioid epidemic in Illinois.
Proposed Ordinance To Keep Close Watch On Rising Drug Prices In ChicagoAldermen Edward M. Burke held Tuesday a hearing on the proposed “Chicago Drug Pricing Transparency Ordinance” to mandate that pharmaceutical manufacturers whose drugs are sold in Chicago must disclose price hikes 90 days in advance if those increases fall into one of a series of categories.
Former Pharmacy Execs Allegedly Paid Bribes To Illinois DoctorThe indictment alleges that Michael L. Babich, 40, along with five others, conspired to bribe practitioners in various states to prescribe Subsys, a powerful narcotic intended to treat cancer paints dealing with intense pain. In exchange for the bribes and kickbacks, the doctors allegedly wrote large numbers of prescriptions — most not even for cancer patients.
Ways To Save Money On Your Prescription DrugsAs CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, there are ways for everybody to save money on medicine.
2 Investigators: Pharmacy Workers Selling Prescription Drugs On The StreetMore than 40 people a day die from prescription drug overdoses and now officials say a growing source of the drugs they abuse are pharmacy workers who have access to all kinds of drugs.
Illinois Lawmakers To Propose Measure To Battle Heroin AbuseTwo Illinois lawmakers plan to propose bipartisan legislation Monday to combat growing heroin and prescription drug abuse, though they acknowledge it may be tough to pass in a difficult budget year.
Psychologists Seek Authority To Prescribe Drugs In IllinoisThe Illinois General Assembly could soon vote on a measure that would allow psychologists — who are not medical doctors — to prescribe medicines much the same as psychiatrists who have medical degrees.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.