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Pet owners: you can shop around for prescription medication for your companion animal. As discussed in my story today, under Maryland regulations a vet must give you a written copy of any prescription he or she is willing to fill him- or herself. It...
Pricing for prescription drugs definitely isn't transparent. Pharmacies don't post lists of the costs for the medicines they dispense, and they can differ widely, so if it can pay to shop around. This is important to consider whether or not you're using...
The state prosecutor has been asked to investigate whether a powerful Maryland lawmaker improperly used his campaign account for personal purchases and other expenses unrelated to his candidacy. The Maryland Board of Elections requested an...
Alexandra McKinty will not be putting her 13-month-old in line for the swine flu vaccine. Madelyn, she says, has already had too many shots in her short life. And Loretta Jergensen of Parkville is worried that the vaccine wasn't adequately tested, so...
Reality CheckLast week's Biggest Loser was a total letdown -- dragging out for two hours and culminating in a to-be-continued, so we didn't even see who, if anyone, was going home. I don't want to sit through two hours of Biggest......
Sun ReporterDrug manufacturers fired back yesterday at consumer advocates who claim that inflated pharmaceutical prices have eroded savings for Medicare beneficiaries under a new government-sponsored discount prescription program. The Pharmaceutical Research and...
Generic prescription drugs have to meet exacting standards for ingredients and quality, which you'd think would make them uniformly priced at pharmacies. But that, of course, isn't the case. Generic drug prices can be all over the map, depending on...
If your insurance has ever stopped covering a prescription drug or you don’t have coverage at all, you know how quickly costs can mount. Americans spent, on average, $758 out of pocket for medication in 2012, according to a recent Consumer Reports...
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...
Consumers shopping for medicine on the Internet often are getting convenience, a good price and the cloak of privacy, but they may not be getting the real thing. A burgeoning multibillion-dollar industry of counterfeit drugs — ranging from AIDS...
L.A. NOWAs unions and community groups dig in to stop Wal-Mart from opening a grocery store in Chinatown, the retailing giant is scheduled to open a Panorama City store Friday morning with little outcry. Los Angeles' first Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market will......
What: Feed The Need When: Wednesday November 21st Where: Lafayette Marsh Supermarkets Coming up Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving, The WASK Radio Group (98.7 WASK, 93-5 ‘KHY, K105, B102-9, and ESPN 1450AM) will be broadcasting live to help...
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