By Sy Mukherjee on October 8, 2013
About 60 percent of all U.S. drug overdose deaths are caused by prescription drugs, but most states aren't putting the right policies in place to address the issue.
By Sy Mukherjee on October 3, 2013
The new legislation is intended to ensure there isn't a shortage of primary care doctors as the Affordable Care Act takes effect.
By Sy Mukherjee on September 30, 2013
With tougher prescription guidelines, more doctors are turning to drug-free behavioral health therapies that have proven as effective of drugs, but without the side effects.
Want daily updates on important issues? Subscribe to
By Tara Culp-Ressler on September 16, 2013
"This is scary stuff, and we want people to know about it."
By Sy Mukherjee on September 13, 2013
A deadly meningitis outbreak last October left 64 Americans dead. A bipartisan group of lawmakers wants to make sure that doesn't happen again.
By Sy Mukherjee on September 10, 2013
Rite Aid will join other big-name pharmacies like Walgreens and CVS to help spread the word about the health law.
By Sy Mukherjee on September 5, 2013
In the past decade, the number of middle-aged and elderly Americans using drugs has more than doubled.
By Sy Mukherjee on August 22, 2013
Prescription painkiller abuse is now the second most common cause of accidental death in the Untied States, and the pharmacy chains wants to try to help tackle the issue.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on August 8, 2013
Malaria kills about 1 million people each year around the world. An important scientific breakthrough has brought us closer to a vaccine to prevent those deaths.
By Tara Culp-Ressler on July 15, 2013