Prescription Drugs

Pharma

FDA acts to speed generics for complex drugs

FDA-Complex Medicines

Sponsored

Here are 3 tips for effectively taking prescribed meds

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Pharma

New drug reduces heart attacks, but is that enough?

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Health Care

Independence Blue Cross to place new limit on opioid drug prescriptions

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Drugs

Pa. residents urged to participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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Courts

Feds: South Philly doctor pleads guilty to illegal sale of $5 million in pills

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Prescription Drugs

Abington hospital to pay $510,000 in pharmacist's theft of 35,000 pills, including oxycodone

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Courts

Philly doctor found guilty of prescribing pills that killed patient

Jeffrey Bado

Legislation

Wolf signs package of bills to combat heroin, opioid epidemic in Pennsylvania

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Crime

Member of Philly biker gang sentenced to prison for drug scheme

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Crime

S.J. man arrested for setting restaurant on fire to destroy fraudulent prescriptions

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Crime

South Jersey police find heroin in baby crib during search

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Sponsored

Here's what you should do with unused meds

Unused prescription drugs

Patient Safety

Report: Hospital software often fails to flag unsafe drug prescriptions

Study

Penn study: 'Concerning' rise in opioid prescriptions after low-risk surgeries

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Drugs

Upper Darby police debut program connecting heroin addicts to rehab

Chitwood Micozzie heroin change is possible

Drugs

CDC abandons January target for new painkiller prescription guidelines

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Drug Addiction

Former NBA player to share recovery story at Camden addiction summit

Drug Addiction

Defying heroin's fatal grip, first-responders rack up 'saves' with Narcan

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Crime

Philadelphia police arrest 45 drug offenders

Health News

Almost half of all Pa. foster kids on anti-anxiety or anti-psychotic meds

Kids and drugs

Health News

Medicare paid for nearly 40M tranquilizer prescriptions in 2013

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