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WSBT-TV ReporterIt’s a shocking statistic impacting lots of local families – last year in St. Joseph County, more people died from accidental drug overdoses than in car accidents. Many of those deaths were caused by prescription drugs. It’s a...
Medicare beneficiaries can begin choosing their drug and medical coverage for 2013, and most seniors are expected to stick with the same policies they have already, despite price changes and a rating system that shows some plans may be better than others....
WASHINGTON (AP) — He'll never turn Medicare into a voucher, but if you are lucky enough to be financially comfortable in retirement, odds are you'll pay higher premiums under President Barack Obama's plan. It's not just the 1 percent who'll feel the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare is the one health insurance plan that will cover virtually every American at some point in life, and Republican Mitt Romney is proposing the biggest changes since its creation nearly 50 years ago. With important details...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man is facing trial in the death of his 11-month-old son, who died in his arms after prosecutors say he drank a heroin-laced baby bottle. Prosecutors say the bottle contained trace amounts of heroin along with...
South Bend TribunePLYMOUTH -- In the past 35 years, only two Democrats have been elected to represent Indiana in the U.S. Senate. Both of them have the same last name: Bayh. Evan Bayh was Indiana's governor from 1989 to 1997 and a senator from 1999 to 2011. His father,...
Indiana and 28 other states have reached a $175 million settlement in a lawsuit accusing one of the country's largest drug wholesalers of overcharging Medicaid for prescription drugs, costing the states' Medicaid programs millions in overpayments....
JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana lawmaker plans to sponsor a bill next session targeting pain clinics in response to concerns that some of clinics are a source of prescription medications for drug abusers. Republican State Sen. Ron Grooms...
Hundreds of thousands of Michigan residents already have benefited from the law passed in 2009, according to the federal government. Some examples: —More than 23,000 Michigan seniors and people with disabilities have saved $17.6 million this...
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South Bend TribuneThe Supreme Court answered some key constitutional questions about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act on Thursday, but the political controversy surrounding the health care law seems far from settled. Sean Savage, a Saint Mary’s...
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WSBT-TVSYRACUSE – It looks like a Fort Wayne woman sold some prescription drugs to the wrong people. 36-year-old Stefanie Brickey was arrested Tuesday night after undercover police in Syracuse allegedly bought some prescription pills from her. Then,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved Arena Pharmaceutical's anti-obesity pill Belviq, the first new prescription drug for long-term weight loss to enter the U.S. market in over a decade. The agency cleared the pill for...
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