Authorities who had been targeting prescription painkiller abuse say the problem has changed quickly in recent years as users turned to heroin, fentanyl and even stronger drugs.
The average price of a two-dose EpiPen package climbed to about $608 earlier this year, up from around $94 nine years ago, according to the Elsevier Clinical Solutions’ Gold Standard Drug Database.
It’s the first reported case in the western Ohio county.
Insurance for current members will not change until Jan. 1, 2017.
Despite the discovery, the Indiana State Board of Animal Health says residents shouldn’t be alarmed. The agency has provided guidelines on the best ways to avoid contracting the disease.
Five cases of Zika have been connected to Miami Beach, bringing the state’s caseload to 36 infections not related to travel outside the U.S., Governor Rick Scott said.
The quest for a vaccine began less than a year ago as Brazil’s massive outbreak revealed that Zika, once dismissed as a nuisance virus, can harm a fetus’ brain if a woman is infected during pregnancy.
The nation’s transplant network is taking a long-awaited step to ease a serious disparity: Where you live affects whether you get a timely liver transplant or die waiting.
They keep a jar filled with all the tiny, colorful items they’ve rescued from deep inside kids’ ears, noses and mouths.
The Allen County Health Department’s water test results have returned, but the department is still advising that people swim at their own risk.
Clinics in Fort Wayne, including Living Well Center, perform the ancient technique of raising tissue to remove lactic acid. It was made popular recently by Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps.
The chosen contractor would be held to Ohio’s drug-free workplace policy, which currently doesn’t allow for medical marijuana use.
The CDC has advised pregnant women not to travel to parts of Latin America and the Caribbean where Zika transmission is active.
When flossing first gained acceptance, no proof was required of remedies.
Government health officials are also urging expectant mothers who frequent the neighborhood to get tested for the virus, after the number of people feared infected through mosquito bites in the U.S. climbed to 14.
There’s no official warning to stay clear of Florida, but the crowds that usually wander among the bold street murals in Miami’s trendy Wynwood arts district may be thinner after reports that mosquitoes in the area have spread the Zika virus on the U.S. mainland for the first time.
The ALS Association says a paper published this week in the journal Nature Genetics reveals Project MinE researchers have identified the NEK1 gene’s connection to ALS.
The company says the “Markets of Meijer” products were sold at Meijer stores from July 20 through Monday.
The nonprofit RxArt brought in an impressive roster of artists to pediatric wards across the country to create original works on walls, ceilings, floors, even medical equipment.
Potentially dangerous heat and humidity in Indiana’s forecast this weekend; the Indiana State Department of Health has a few reminders.
The recalled items include Bar-S bun-length and classic franks made with chicken and pork, Bar-S classic corn dogs and Signature Pick 5 corn dogs. They were made between July 10 and 13.
Last week, NewsChannel 15 reported that a veteran received two letters in the mail containing other VA patients’ medical information.
Trump at 70 would be months older than Ronald Reagan on his election day, and Clinton will have just turned 69.
Of the money, $1.7 million will be used over three years to implement a primary care and mental health integrated model that will span parts of Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois.
Fort Wayne, Ind. (WANE) -The American Red Cross is getting thousands of dollars in grant money from the Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne.… More »