Baltimore-Based Physician Assistant Banned From Prescribing Opioids Under Federal Consent DecreeElizabeth J. Allen, a Baltimore-based physician's assistant, is banned from prescribing opioids and controlled substances under a federal consent decree, the Maryland U.S. Attorney's Office said Friday.
People In The United States Are Misusing Antibiotics, Study SaysDoctors prescribe antibiotics to treat bacterial and fungal infections, but some people in the United States are using antibiotics without a doctor's prescription.
1,200 Pounds Of Meds Turned In During Md. EventAuthorities in Frederick County say they collected nearly 1,200 pounds of expired or unwanted medications Saturday during a drug disposal event.
Unwanted, Unused Prescription Meds Collected At Annual Take-Back DayHundreds, 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.
Chiropractor Pleads Guilty To Health Care FraudA 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.
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.
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.
Physician Seeks Curbs On Insurer Limits For DrugsIt's taken years for Dr. Ronald Sroka, a Crofton primary care physician, to hone his skill at prescribing what he considers the right medications.
WJZ Investigates Why Critical Prescriptions Are In Short SupplyWhat if you need a certain medicine, maybe one that would save your life, and you can't get it? <strong>WJZ</strong> investigates prescription drug shortages.