prescriptions

Drug Check

Posted on 09/26/2011 by | Health | Comments

Personal HealthOnce upon a time, we trusted that our doctors knew our all of our medications, and how they interacted. But now, trooping off to the cardiologist one day, and the gastroenterologist the next, with a side of psychiatrist? And what happens if, say, you forget to mention all the drugs you’re taking to each doc, and even if you do, do they know how all the drugs you’re taking interact?

News To Know: Is It Better To Give Than To Be Prescribed?

Posted on 08/26/2008 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Personal HealthA new CDC study reveals that nearly 3 in 10 Americans has shared prescriptions with someone else.

News To Know: Snooping Through Your Medicine Cabinet

Posted on 07/25/2008 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Personal HealthInsurance companies can buy people’s prescription history and use this information to deny coverage to applicants.