CVS Pharmacy will limit opioid prescriptions to a seven-day supply for certain conditions, becoming the first national retail chain to restrict how many pain pills doctors can give patients, NBC News reported....
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 09:39 PM EDT
GOP Health Bill Provisions Help 2 States: Analysts
Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 11:32 PM EDT
Aaron Hernandez's Family Suing NFL, Pats After CTE Diagnosis
Lawyers for Aaron Hernandez are suing the NFL and the New England Patriots over his death after a brain study showed the former football star suffered from a "severe case" of the degenerative brain disease...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 08:51 AM EDT
Kimmel Ramps Up Battle Against GOP Health Care Bill
Jimmy Kimmel used his late-night platform to continue his assault on the GOP health care bill, firing back at critics including U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy and "Fox & Friends" co-host Brian Kilmeade.
The ABC star on...
Thursday, Sep 21, 2017 at 09:37 PM EDT
Why Do College Kids Think Backpacks Can Save a Drunk Friend?
In the final hours of his life, Tim Piazza lay on a couch in a Penn State frat house barely conscious and occasionally vomiting from alcohol poisoning and serious internal injuries.
Twice on a night of heavy...
Late-night host Jimmy Kimmel sounded off on Tuesday to blast Republican Sen. Bill Cassidy for his part in crafting the latest GOP health care proposal that, Kimmel said, goes against the promises the senator had...
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017 at 06:16 PM EDT
One Last Chance: GOP Strains for Obamacare Repeal Votes
Time growing short, President Donald Trump and Republican Senate leaders dove into a frantic hunt for votes Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to repeal and replace "Obamacare." The pressure was intense, the outcome...
Monday, Sep 18, 2017 at 07:21 PM EDT
States Ask Insurers to Prioritize Non-Opioid Pain Treatment
Attorneys general representing the majority of states asked health insurers Monday to encourage pain treatment through means other than prescriptions for opioid painkillers, which are responsible for tens of...
Medicare cards are getting a makeover to fight identity theft.
No more Social Security numbers plastered on the card. Next April, Medicare will begin mailing every beneficiary a new card with a unique new...
Friday, Sep 15, 2017 at 06:53 AM EDT
Selena Gomez Undergoes Kidney Transplant Due to Lupus
Selena Gomez recently received a kidney transplant from television actress Francia Raisa due to her struggle with lupus, the actress-singer revealed Thursday.
Gomez disclosed in an Instagram post confirmed...