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Tips For Navigating Medicare Open Enrollment

Frustrated with your Medicare coverage? With speculation still swirling about possible changes to the program’s “hold harmless” provision, managing costs and benefits is more important than ever.

November 3, 2015
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Sounding The Alarm As Prescription Drug Abusers Turn To Heroin

Heroin use had increased 62 percent and related deaths had nearly quadrupled since 2002.

July 14, 2015
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When Paying Cash For A Prescription Is Cheaper Than Using Insurance

Having a smart, compassionate pharmacist is a big bonus.

July 6, 2015
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Consumer Confidential: Costco-Visa Deal Shows Why Medicare Should Negotiate Drug Prices

Conservatives have subverted market forces to ensure that Americans pay more for their drugs.

March 5, 2015

Crackdown On Florida ‘Pill Mills’ Leads To Decline In Deaths, Report Finds

By Lisa Girion, Los Angeles Times Public health officials have identified a sharp decline in overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers for the first time in a decade. Deaths involving OxyContin, Vicodin, and other narcotic painkillers dropped by 26 percent over two years in Florida after a crackdown on pain clinics that dispensed high volumes of […]

July 2, 2014