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Tele Friend Oct. 16, 2019


Telemedicine is consulting with a medical professional via computer or smartphone. With screens ever... Read More

The Costs of Monitoring Your Prescriptions: State Databases That Track Our Medications Invade Privacy Without Reducing Opioid-Related Deaths Jun. 12, 2019

Jacob Sullum

Prescription drug monitoring programs do not seem to be very effective at preventing abuse of opioid... Read More

Prescription Pains Sep. 12, 2018

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: My dad's cousin, "John," is an internist from another state. During my younger sister's ... Read More

The Opioid Lawsuit Circus Aug. 22, 2018

Betsy McCaughey

Money-grabbing politicians looking to cover the whopping costs of the opioid crisis are filing more ... Read More

Politics Tear Siblings Apart Jul. 22, 2018

Dear AnnieĀ®

Dear Annie: I am a 71-year-old man. My relationship with my 66-year-old sister is damaged, seemingly... Read More

Seven Ways to Cut the High Cost of Prescription Drugs Oct. 31, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

These days the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs is enough to give you a heart attack. If your... Read More

Indecipherable Doctors Jun. 15, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I've seen several doctors recently, and each time I noticed that they gave a lot of info... Read More

America's Other Epidemic: Chronic Untreated Pain May. 15, 2016

Debra J. Saunders

The death of Prince, who apparently had a Percocet problem, and a 2016 presidential primary peppered... Read More

A Clear-Eyed View of the Contact Lens Debate Apr. 14, 2016

Veronique de Rugy

The intensity with which some American companies try to use the government to trick or deceive consu... Read More

No Opiates for the Masses? Mar. 20, 2016

Steve Chapman

There is no problem so bad that government-imposed remedies cannot make it worse, spawn new problems... Read More

Antibiotic Associated Encephalopathy Mar. 16, 2016


That's the scary-sounding title on a new study that found antibiotics might be linked to temporary h... Read More

Opiate Addictions Feb. 27, 2016

Classic Annie's Mailbox

Dear Annie: I am livid about my 72-year-old mother's physicians. Over the past few years, they kept ... Read More

Drug Price Gouging a Product of Our Political System Oct. 01, 2015

Froma Harrop

If Hollywood had created Martin Shkreli as the monster from Wall Street, we would have accused it of... Read More