| May 11, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Seeking to ensure his landmark healthcare law is successfully implemented, President Obama is reprising his 2012 election strategy in hopes of enrolling millions of uninsured Americans in health plans this fall. The new campaign, whose outcome could...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 4:36 PM
One of the longest-running special-interest food fights in the state Capitol was renewed Tuesday morning when a House committee waded back into a debate over whether doctors should be allowed to charge higher prices than pharmacies when they prescribe...
| May 5, 2013
You now can go to a Walgreens and get examined by a medical professional. Maybe your blood pressure is a little high, or you've suffered from asthma for years. Walgreens has prescription and over-the-counter medications for you.
And, on your way out...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 10:51 AM
About a decade ago, Florida leaders watched as prescription drugs began to wreak havoc across the country.
Drugs prescribed to treat pain became known as "hillbilly heroin," and in a matter of years, the epidemic found its way to the Sunshine State....
| Jan 7, 2013
| 1:29 PM
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Facing the future with a college degree is like being in a lifeboat on a roiling sea.
Facing the future with a high school degree is like being in the water.
If you're a member of the millennial generation - ages 18 to 34 - who...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 5:16 AM
Here's a blunt bandito that had some clear preferences.
On Thursday a suspect entered a CVS store in Jacksonville wearing a skeleton mask, pointed a gun at a store employee and demanded money -- along with Black and Mild cigars -- before fleeing the...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Edith Leona (Brinton) Seal, 91, of Hagerstown, passed away Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at NMS Healthcare.
Born Nov. 5, 1921, in Hagerstown, she was the daughter of the late Abram S. and Bertha Blaine (Springer) Brinton.
Edith was a graduate of Hagerstown...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 2:41 PM
How it works
The Herald-Mail periodically publishes the findings of initial food establishment inspections by the Washington County Health Department. Food service facilities are inspected on a regular basis to make sure they are following the...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The Climate-Smart Agriculture Conference kicked off Wednesday at UC Davis. It's the first time the event is held in the U.S. after its inauguration at Wageningen University in the Netherlands. The conference brings together scientists and policy makers to...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Employees at one of the nation’s largest drugstore chains must disclose personal health information -- including their weight -- or pay a $600-a-year fine, according to a published report.
CVS Caremark Corp. is requiring workers to reveal the...
| May 31, 2013
Consumers have been told by insurers again and again that if they want cheaper prices for prescription drugs, they need to order them in bulk from mail-order pharmacies. And typically, it works out that way.
Sometimes, however, the prices reveal how...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:59 PM
Two employees of the CVS pharmacy in Bedford are being honored for going the extra mile to save a customer's life.
The Bedford County Department of Fire and Rescue held its annual recognition and awards ceremony Thursday night.