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Walmart tightens its opioid prescription policies
Walmart is making its opioid policy more strict, limiting the duration of such prescriptions and requiring that they be filled electronically. The company announced on Monday that within 60 days, it will only fill first-time acute opioid prescriptions ...
Woman's Runny Nose Turns Out To Be Leaking Brain Fluid
Doctors initially blamed bad allergies for Kendra Jackson's constant runny nose. Jackson, however, suspects that it had to be something else. Constant Runny Nose After 2013 Accident. In 2013, she had a car accident during which she hit her face on the ...
Washington nurse arrested for infecting patients with hepatitis C, police say
A Washington nurse accused of infecting at least two patients with hepatitis C was arrested last week. Cora Weberg, 31, could face second-degree assault charges as prosecutors claim she stole injectable drugs from Puyallup's Good Samaritan Hospital ...
Uptick in vector-borne illnesses in US and what it means to you
Illnesses caused by disease-infected ticks, mosquitoes and fleas have tripled in the U.S. in recent years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Lyme disease is the most common illness attributed to ticks ...
Cancerous melanomas can seem like they're only skin deep
Beautiful dresses, swimwear, beaches and sunshine all the things most people look forward to as the weather warms up. But those increased temperatures should also be a reminder: more exposure to the sun increases the risk of melanoma, or skin cancer ...
She collapsed on a flight to the Cleveland Clinic. A doctor from there happened to be on board.
Minutes into her flight, Ashley Spencer popped open a bag of chips and started to munch. For years, Spencer has been suffering from a rare autoimmune disorder, and she hoped new medication might be able to help. So the 28-year-old was traveling from ...
So far, more than 76 people identified exposed to Shawnee measles outbreak
SHAWNEE, Okla. - A contagious virus was tracked to Oklahoma for the third time this year. A person with measles was in Pottawatomie County while they could have infected others at the end of April. The Oklahoma State Department of Health was informed a ...
Woman suing Red Lobster; says she got E. coli infection from romaine lettuce
PEORIA, AZ - An Arizona woman is suing Red Lobster after she says she contracted E. Coli from tainted lettuce. She's the first Arizonian to file a lawsuit connected to an E. Coli outbreak stemming from romaine lettuce from Yuma. In a 17 page lawsuit, a ...
DEA seeks greater control of prescription opioid production
The federal Drug Enforcement Agency is seeking greater control over the manufacturing of prescription pain killers in setting annual quotas to take into account any being diverted into illicit channels.( Republican file ). Comment. By Anne-Gerard Flynn ...
Concern grows as Houston high school students admit to 'Juuling' on campus
Touted as the tobacco-free way to smoke, e-cigarettes have amassed a large following. A new product, called Juul, is grabbing the attention of teens for its sleek style, ease of use and fun flavors. Lamar High School senior Payton Johnson told ...