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Employers find ways around FDA crackdown on drug imports to reduce prescription costs

Schenectady County, New York, is on track to pay 20 percent less on prescription drugs for its employees this year than in 2003. Flagler County, Florida, expects to save nearly $200,000 in 2017 on brand-name medicines for its 800 workers, its

Many prescription drug users not aware of driving-related risks

A large portion of patients taking prescription drugs that could affect driving may not be aware they could potentially be driving impaired, according to research in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. Nearly 20 percent of

Californians will get more information on what’s driving prescription drug prices under law signed by governor

  A pharmacy technician fills a prescription in Sacramento. A law Gov. Jerry Brown signed Monday aims to increase disclosure on drug prices. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press) Gov. Jerry Brown approved a measure Monday to increase disclosure on prescription drug prices, the