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FDA approves first hard-to-abuse painkiller

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new drug called Hysingla, the first hard-to-abuse version of the painkiller Hydrocodone. The drug's manufacturer, Purdue Pharma, says the once-a-day tablet is difficult to crush, break or dissolve. Critics warn Hysingla could be even more dangerous than other Opioids because... Read Story

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Nov 20, 2014 2:34 PM

Prescription drug prices rise

A new AARP report reveals prices for many brand name prescription drugs skyrocketed last year. The average cost of these medications, used by many senior citizens, climbed 13% in 2013. That's eight times faster than the inflation rate. Almost two-thirds of older Americans take three or more prescription... Read Story