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1,200 Pounds Of Meds Turned In During Md. Event

Authorities in Frederick County say they collected nearly 1,200 pounds of expired or unwanted medications Saturday during a drug disposal event.

09/28/2014

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Unwanted, Unused Prescription Meds Collected At Annual Take-Back Day

Hundreds, if not thousands of pounds of drugs are now in local police custody. It was all part of National Take-Back Day, where people turned in unwanted or unused prescription medication.

09/27/2014

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Chiropractor Pleads Guilty To Health Care Fraud

A chiropractor who practiced in southeast Washington has pleaded guilty to signing fake prescriptions for services to be provided by D.C. Medicaid in exchange for cash.

09/09/2014

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

How Do I Use My Health Insurance?

A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.

02/26/2014

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Physician Seeks Curbs On Insurer Limits For Drugs

It’s taken years for Dr. Ronald Sroka, a Crofton primary care physician, to hone his skill at prescribing what he considers the right medications.

04/01/2013

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WJZ Investigates Why Critical Prescriptions Are In Short Supply

What if you need a certain medicine, maybe one that would save your life, and you can’t get it? WJZ investigates prescription drug shortages.

02/13/2012

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