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American Heart Association opposes insurance company program

Published Feb. 16 2018

The American Heart Association and some Missouri lawmakers hope to prevent one of the state's largest insurance providers from denying...

West Virginia gets Medicaid OK to treat babies in drug rehab

Published Feb. 14 2018

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia, which has the nation's highest rate of babies born dependent on drugs, will now...

States look to lower drug costs, consider Canadian imports

Published Feb. 12 2018

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Lawmakers in more than two-thirds of the states are considering ways to reduce prescription drug costs,...

OxyContin maker will stop promoting opioids to doctors

Published Feb. 11 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — The maker of the powerful painkiller OxyContin said it will stop marketing opioid drugs to doctors,...

Herbal supplement kratom contains opioids, regulators say

Published Feb. 7 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health authorities said an herbal supplement promoted as an alternative pain remedy contains the same chemicals...

Publix reverses, will cover HIV prevention drug for workers

Published Feb. 7 2018

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The Southeast's largest supermarket chain announced Tuesday that it is changing its employee prescription plan...

SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital Foundation to award scholarships

Published Feb. 7 2018

The St. Mary's Hospital Foundation is announcing two scholarship opportunities.

Take the baton as Relay For Life volunteer

Published Feb. 6 2018

It's never too early to get involved in Relay For Life Cole County.