Getting a Prescription to Die Remains Tricky Even as Aid-in-Dying Bills Gain Momentum

Someone holds the hand of a frail senior

Linda Heim knew her dad didn’t plan to wait for the cancer to kill him. For decades, he’d lived in Montana, which they’d thought was one of the few places where terminally ill people could get a prescription to end

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Getting a Prescription to Die Remains Tricky Even As Aid-in-Dying Bills Gain Momentum Across the U.S.

Getting a Prescription to Die Remains Tricky Even As Aid-in-Dying Bills Gain Momentum Across the U.S.

Linda Heim knew her dad didn’t plan to wait for the cancer to kill him. For decades, he’d lived in Montana, which they’d thought was one of the few places where terminally ill people could get a prescription to end

Read More Getting a Prescription to Die Remains Tricky Even As Aid-in-Dying Bills Gain Momentum Across the U.S.

Moving the Needle on Prescription Drug Costs: Using the Innovation Center and Other Demonstration Authority

Women, Work, and Family During COVID-19: Findings from the KFF Women’s Health Survey

During the 2020 presidential campaign, President Biden supported several policies to lower prescription drug costs, including proposals to authorize the federal government to negotiate drug prices, cap out-of-pocket drug costs in Medicare Part D, and limit drug price increases to

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Uber Health expands prescription delivery to 37 states with ScriptDrop deal

Uber Health expands prescription delivery to 37 states with ScriptDrop deal

Dive Brief: Uber Health is partnering with e-prescription startup ScriptDrop in a deal expanding the ride-hailing giant’s prescription delivery footprint from a few cities to dozens of U.S. states. Uber first forayed into medication delivery in several metro areas in

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Prescription Hope Aids In Affordable PrescriptionsPrescription Hope Aids In Affordable Prescriptions

Prescription Hope Aids In Affordable PrescriptionsPrescription Hope Aids In Affordable Prescriptions

Prescription drug prices are once more on the rise in the United States. Even when they have adequate pharmacy benefits, many patients affordable prescriptions for the medications they need to survive. Douglas Pierce of Prescription Hope wants to solve this

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Germany approves new digital mental health app for prescription

DiGA, health apps, mental health

Germany is the first country in the world to prescribe digital apps – DiGAs, as the Germans call them, and reimburse them through the statutory health system as reported in Healthcare IT News. To drive innovation and speed up the regulatory

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Prescription Sunglasses at Zenni Optical: Complete pair from $12

Prescription Sunglasses at Zenni Optical: Complete pair from $12

There’s 26 styles to choose from — the frame, basic prescription lenses, anti-scratch coating, and UV protection are all included in this price. Buy Now at Zenni Optical Pictured are the Adults’ Hangtime 125116 Glasses in Blue for $6.95. Shipping

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Choosing Generic Rx Drugs Could Save Medicare Billions

Choosing Generic Rx Drugs Could Save Medicare Billions

By Robert PreidtHealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, March 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Wider use of prescription generic drugs could save Medicare nearly $2 billion a year, researchers say.The new analysis of Medicare Part D prescription drug claims for 2017 used a random

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Prescription Drug Abuse Among the ElderlyPrescription Drug Abuse Among the Elderly

Prescription Drug Abuse Among the ElderlyPrescription Drug Abuse Among the Elderly

A growing problem that has been flying under the radar is prescription drug abuse among the elderly. Over half the people in the U.S. aged 50-85 take 5 or more medications. As people age, the number of medications they’re prescribed

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