Non-Fatal Drug Overdoses In Children Under 15 On The Rise, Study FindsWhile overall drug overdoses among youth are infrequent, non-fatal overdoses were on the rise in children under the age of 15 between 2016 and 2019, a new study finds.
New State Law Aiming To Lower Prescription Drug Prices Takes EffectA state law taking effect in Maryland Monday will take on large pharmaceutical companies by creating a prescription drug affordability board tasked with tackling rising prescription costs.
Man Sentenced In Plot To Steal Drugs From Military HospitalsA Maryland man has been sentenced to more than five years in prison for plotting to steal and resell millions of dollars in prescription drugs from federal military hospitals.
Baltimore Files Antitrust Suit Against Biotech CompanyBaltimore City has filed an antitrust lawsuit against a biotechnology company it accuses of inflating costs for its prostate cancer drug.
Prescription Drug Prices Can Vary By Thousands Of Dollars Depending On Where You Buy ThemResearchers found the same inhaler being sold for $11.99 at one pharmacy and $1,136 at a different pharmacy.
Judge Issues Injunction Of Maryland Retirees Drug DisputeA federal judge has ruled the state of Maryland can't force state retirees onto a federal prescription drug plan until a lawsuit is decided.
Over 200 Common Drugs May Cause Depression, Report WarnsHealth professionals are issuing a disturbing warning about common medications after finding that hundreds of drugs are putting people at risk of developing depression.
Doctors Work To Fight Painkiller OverdosesIt's a nationwide epidemic. Prescription drug abuse is responsible for a growing number of deaths. Now a new study out of Johns Hopkins shows that doctors are taking steps to try and fight painkiller overdoses.
Man Sentenced For Stealing Drugs From HospitalsA pharmacy technician at Walter Reed who was convicted of conspiring to steal prescription drugs from two military hospitals has been sentenced to 5 years in prison.
Bill Clinton Works To Reduce Prescription Drug AbuseBill Clinton puts the influence of his presidency into reducing the abuse of prescription drugs.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Police Seek 2 Men Who Robbed Arundel PharmacyAnne Arundel County police are searching for two men who robbed a pharmacy at gunpoint in Glen Burnie.
Harford County Gets Permanent Drug Drop-Off BoxEach year, police departments across the nation collect unwanted prescription medication.
Marylanders Get Rid Of Unused Prescription Drugs In Annual EventUnused and unwanted. Scores of Marylanders got rid of their prescription drugs this weekend. It's part of the National Drug Take-Back Day.
FDA Calls For Tighter Rules For Prescription Drug UsePushing for change. In the United States, one person dies every 19 minutes from a prescription drug overdose. So the government wants to crack down on popular painkillers.