Man Gets 13 Months In Prescription FraudA pharmacy technician has been sentenced to 13 months in prison for submitting false claims for prescription refills.
Study: Later Doctor's Visits Lead To More PrescriptionsA visit to the doctor later in the day makes it more likely that a patient will walk away with a prescription antibiotic, according to a new report.
Baltimore City To Host Take-Back Day For Unused Prescription MedsPrescription drug crisis. There's a national push to safely and responsibly get rid of extra medicine in your cabinet.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Judge Rules Morning-After Pill To Be Sold To Girls Under 17 Without PrescriptionContraceptive controversy. A surprise ruling by a federal judge allows young girls to get the morning-after pill without a doctor's or parent's permission.
23 Indicted On Heroin Charges In Ocean CityPolice in Ocean City say 23 people have been indicted on heroin charges as the beach resort deals with a spike in use of the drug.
Medical Group: Sell The Pill Without PrescriptionThe pill should go over-the-counter according to some within the medical community.
Teens Over 1/3 Of New Prescription Drug AbusersEvery day about 6,000 Americans start misusing prescription drugs. More than one-third are under the age of 18.
Board OKs $2.4B Prescription Drug ContractA $2.4 billion prescription drug contract for state employees was approved in a split vote Wednesday by the Maryland Board of Public Works, one of the largest contracts to come before the three-member panel.
O'Malley Signs Prescription Drug Monitoring BillGov. Martin O'Malley is signing a bill to create a prescription drug monitoring program in Maryland.
Prescription Drug Abuse A Rising Problem In Md.Cases of prescription drug abuse are soaring in Maryland, and the state needs a database to monitor prescriptions to help fight a serious public health concern, a top state health official told a panel of lawmakers Thursday.