Missouri Gov. Nixon Signs Bills on Access to MedicinesAimed at expanding access to cheaper types of certain medicines and ensuring patients can take whatever drug works best for them, no matter the cost.
Illinois Doctors Hold Out on Weed PrescriptionsLocal family physician Dr. Bob Farmer says it is putting doctors in a bad position when they are asked to prescribe something that is illegal under federal law.
Missouri Senate Passes Bill for More Access to PrescriptionsLawmakers' deadline to decide on bills is Friday.
Lawmakers Approve Program for Prescription Drug LocksIllinois lawmakers have approved a pilot program that would place locking devices on some pharmacy painkiller prescriptions.
What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance?A main goal of Obamacare is to switch the nation’s healthcare system from one that focuses on treating illness to one that works to prevent illness and promote health and longevity.
Walgreen Offers Prescription Help Tied to ObamacareWalgreen Co. says it will fill prescriptions at no upfront cost to some patients who don't have all the information they need for coverage received through the health care overhaul.
Millions Receiving Antibiotic-Resistant Illnesses"Antibiotics, when they're used appropriately, are life-saving drugs but when they're used inappropriately that's when we run into the problems," SLU physician Nirav Patel says.
Week One: Better Decisions, Healthier OutcomesThis week Dr. Bob Nease, Chief Scientist, discusses using fun to accomplish good behavior and explores the effects of prescription non-adherence.
Reunited: Walgreens, Express Scripts Reach AgreementNew contract takes effect Sept. 15th; terms not disclosed.
Walgreens Co. Owes Missouri $$$The settlement resolves complaints that Walgreens Co. improperly tried to get people to switch their prescriptions to its pharmacies.
The Danger Lurking In Your Medicine CabinetMadison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons launches "Lock Your Meds" campaign.

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