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Drugs In Drinking Water: Health Facilities Settle With State Over Charges Of Flushing Drugs Into Water Supply

AP | MARCUS FRANKLIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo announced a settlement Tuesday with five health care facilities that flushed pharmaceutical wa...

The Fatal Prescription Pad

Deepak Chopra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

It's well known that the most expensive medical technology in America is a doctor's ballpoint pen. But now we discover that the prescription pad can also be deadly.

Drug Companies Raising Prices Ahead Of Reform

nytimes.com | DUFF WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as drug makers promise to support Washington's health care overhaul by shaving $8 billion a year off the nation's drug costs after the legislatio...

No Mo Joe

Norman Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Norman Goldman

Not only should the Democrats say "no" to more Joe, they should realize they are destroying their base, and that the President has lost his mojo.

Ryan Grim

Pharma Deal To Be Tested On Senate Floor

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has promised to allow a vote on re-importing prescription drugs from Canada as an amendment to the health c...

Americans on Drugs

Francine Hardaway | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francine Hardaway

The number one problem doctors report about treating patients is failure to take prescription medications correctly, regardless of patient age.

A Tribute to a Friend I Never Knew

Jessica Peck | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jessica Peck

Perhaps it's because Brittany Murphy suffered from the same health condition or simply because she died on my birthday. Regardless, I am compelled to write a tribute I hope might save others.

Medicalization is the New Happy Hour

Elissa Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Elissa Stein

We are becoming, or perhaps we now are, a society of quick fixes. Of convenience. Of taking the easy way out. Inconvenienced by periods? Sign up for Lybrel. Can't get it up anymore? Take Viagra.

Big Pharma Raises Prices 10% Even As It Promises To Cut Nation's Drug Costs

New York Times | DUFF WILSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even as drug makers promise to support Washington's health care overhaul by shaving $8 billion a year off the nation's drug costs after the legislatio...

Ryan Grim

Doughnuts For Dorgan: Drug Reimportation Killed In Deal That Might Get Cheaper Drugs For Seniors

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama and the Senate leadership can't whip up the votes necessary to pass a public option or even a Medicare buy-in compromise, but they did...

The Price of Prescription Drugs Around the World

D. Brad Wright | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
D. Brad Wright

We've come to the end of the health care costs world tour and conclude today with a look at the price of three prescription drugs: Plavix, Nexium, and...

Anna Nicole: Killer Support

Lorraine Roe | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lorraine Roe

We all need entourages in life. It's who we choose that makes the difference. Are we selecting people who nurture our egos or our souls? Are they people who are energy vampires or those who take responsibility for their words and deeds?

Happy New Year?

Douglas Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Douglas Forbes

I'm sorry, but did I miss something? Can someone please explain to me why exactly I'm supposed to be so happy?

Harlem Memorializes Michael Jackson at Apollo Theater

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
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Lauri Lyons

The Apollo Theater's memorial tribute to Michael Jackson might as well have been Mardi Gras in Harlem.

Real Healthcare Reform Starts With Prescription Drug Reform

David S. Kloth, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David S. Kloth, M.D.

The healthiest approach to our health care system is to begin by reducing its enormous waste and fixing its glaring inefficiencies. Only then can we truly have a reformed health care system.

Drug Or Soccer Team? Take The Quiz!

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

We've all gotten used to making fun of prescription drug names, which pretty much all sound like someone took the Latin word for youth or health or ...

More Than Half Million Kids React Badly To Drugs

AP | LINDSEY TANNER | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO — More than half a million U.S. children yearly have bad reactions or side effects from widely used medicines that require medical treat...

Health Care Reform: Drug Companies Are The Big Winners

usnews.com | Rick Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As Congress gets closer to final healthcare-reform legislation, the central question remains murky: Who will foot the bill? Figures contained in th...

Who Owns Congress?

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders

How does it happen that Wall Street was able to convince Congress to deregulate their industry, to be in a position to bring the economy down?

Congressman Elijah Cummings: It's Our Moral Responsibility

Kathleen Wells, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kathleen Wells, J.D.

I talked extensively with Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and what is apparent is the Congressman's passion to reform our nation's health care system.

Prescription Drug Bulk Purchasing Finally a Reality...In LA

Jamie Court | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Court

If the City of Los Angeles can put a prescription drug bulk purchasing card in the hands of every resident, why can't the United States of America?

Michael Steele: Meet Amanda Duzak

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dave Zirin

At a student dialogue Tuesday, recent grad Amanda Duzak told Steele that her mother was unable to afford medication, and died recently of cancer. Steele turned his back on her, and the crowd applauded.

LA Rx: Making Medicine Affordable for LA

Antonio Villaraigosa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Antonio Villaraigosa

Starting today, every major pharmacy in Los Angeles will give a 5 to 40 percent discount on the prescription medication people need to live a healthy life.

MJ's Story Highlights Ease of Getting Prescriptions

Brad Lamm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Lamm

These prescriptions have enormous medical value for a variety of ailments, but without proper screening of patients they are as deadly as cyanide and as disruptive as a loaded gun on a playground.

David Vitter Had a Lousy Week

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

David Vitter does seem to have a recurring problem resisting temptations that cross ethical and legal boundaries, doesn't he?