(NEW YORK) -- Most weight loss drugs were linked to a lower likelihood of depression and anxiety diagnoses, according to research published by Epic Research.The researchers looked at over three million diabetic patients and nearly one million non-diabetic patients taking GLP-1 medications, which is... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For many people, the holiday season is a time of holiday feasting, from dinners to cocktail parties and special desserts.Amid all the celebrating, some people like Julie Kelly, a 41-year-old from North Carolina, are opting to hit pause on the medications... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Tara Rothenhoefer sits down at the Thanksgiving table this year, she said she envisions being able to enjoy herself rather than feel stressed about the food on the table.Rothenhoefer said she attributes that change to Mounjaro, a medication that she... Read More.
(The Center Square) – When federal agents detained Jody Lee Wallette on an arrest warrant following a traffic stop in March, they allegedly found hundreds of fentanyl-laced pills... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Amid the high cost and rising popularity of drugs used for weight loss like Ozempic, Mounjaro and Wegovy, pharmacists and medical doctors are warning consumers about some websites that sell discounted versions of the drugs.When a consumer orders a drug online,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security on Tuesday rolled out what it is calling a comprehensive guide to combatting illicit opioids from coming into the country.The report, titled "Strategy for Combatting Illicit Opioids," outlines four goals the Department hopes will stop opioids from coming... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Illegal drugs are expected to be one of the biggest threats to national security in 2024 as overdose deaths topped 100,000 in the last year, according to the Department of Homeland Security's annual threat study.In its report released Thursday, DHS said it... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration on Tuesday unveiled the first 10 prescription drugs that will be subject to price negotiations with Medicare, marking a milestone for Democrats in their yearslong push to lower rising health care costs.The list includes Jardiance, Xarelto, Januvia, Farxiga, Entresto,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Novo Nordisk, the pharmaceutical company that makes Ozempic and Wegovy, filed multiple lawsuits Tuesday against off-brand versions of the wildly popular drugs.In a press release, the company announced that legal action is being taken against certain medical spas, weight loss or... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As medications like Ozempic, Wegovy and Mounjaro used by some for weight loss experience a surge in popularity, they remain out of reach for many people.The reason is the medications' cost, which can run more than $1,000 a month without insurance... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the popularity of injectable weight-loss drugs like Ozempic, Mounjaro and Wegovy continues to rise, some users of the drugs are speaking out about the reality of the medications' reported side effects.Lee Thomas, who lives in Washington state, said that he... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- Democratic governors from at least three states -- Massachusetts, California and Washington -- have announced they've begun stockpiling abortion medications, ahead of a court-ordered injunction that could pull the drug from the market as early as Friday.It's a dramatic escalation in the fight... Read More.