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Research Finds Compounded Topical Pain Creams No Better Than Placebos

In an effort to reduce chronic pain, many people look for hope by paying $20 to thousands of dollars for a tube of prescription topical pain cream or gel. Now, results of a rigorous federally funded study mandated by Congress …

Prosecutor Says Pharmacist Placed Speed Over Safety Before Outbreak

A pharmacist accused of making the drugs that caused a deadly nationwide meningitis outbreak showed a “shocking disregard” for human life by failing to ensure the medicines were safe, a prosecutor told jurors as his trial opened Tuesday. Glenn Chin, …

Express Scripts: Workers’ Comp Prescription Drug Spend Increased 2.2% in 2015

Rising drug prices contributed to a 2.2 percent growth in pharmacy spending for American workers’ compensation payers in 2015, according to a new report released by Express Scripts. Effective management programs helped lower injured workers’ drug utilization by 2.6 percent …