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Clark’s health savings account guide
Clark’s health savings account guide Health August 11, 2017
HSA Guide Intro Health care in the United States is outrageously expensive as you well know. The problem started in…
The 50 most dangerous drugs
The 50 most dangerous drugs Health July 24, 2017
While overdose deaths from prescription opioids have nearly quadrupled since 1999, some of the most dangerous drugs don’t require a…
CVS introduces generic rival to EpiPen for a fraction of the cost
CVS introduces generic rival to EpiPen for a fraction of the cost Health January 13, 2017
CVS is now selling a rival generic version of Mylan's EpiPen at about one-sixth of its price, The Associated Press reported. Read…
Report: CVS to shutter 70 locations in 2017
Report: CVS to shutter 70 locations in 2017 Health December 16, 2016
CVS is at an interesting crossroads these days. On the one hand, the company bought Target's pharmacy business last year…
Generic drug makers facing probe over price collusion
Generic drug makers facing probe over price collusion Health November 4, 2016
Remember the outrage over the price fixing of Daraprim and the more recent scandal over the skyrocketing prices associated with…
10 tips for Medicare prescription drug coverage open enrollment
10 tips for Medicare prescription drug coverage open enrollment Insurance October 21, 2016
If you're on Medicare, this is the time of year when you can change your Medicare Advantage or Medicare prescription…
Illegal online pharmacy warning: Antifreeze, mercury, concrete may be in your meds
Illegal online pharmacy warning: Antifreeze, mercury, concrete may be in your meds Insurance October 19, 2016
A new warning from three industry groups paints a grim picture of illegal online pharmacies that appeal to senior citizens…
Health care exchanges to roll out ‘Simple Choice’ plans for 2017
Health care exchanges to roll out ‘Simple Choice’ plans for 2017 Insurance October 18, 2016
Open enrollment is less than two weeks away. If you don't already get health care through your employer, are you…
Best OTC dollar store medications
Best OTC dollar store medications Clark's Bargains October 13, 2016
Buying over-the-counter medications at the dollar store is a controversial topic. A lot of people like to say you shouldn't…
2+ million people not getting the health care subsidies they’re eligible for
2+ million people not getting the health care subsidies they’re eligible for Insurance October 11, 2016
Think health insurance is too expensive on the health care exchanges? Think again. Even if you earn in the high…
A tale of two prescriptions: Take a look at these wild price fluctuations
A tale of two prescriptions: Take a look at these wild price fluctuations Insurance August 31, 2016
In a post-Martin Skreli and post-EpiPen debacle world, you'd be forgiven for fatalistically thinking that price gouging is a way…
Maker of EpiPen to offer a cheaper generic version of the life-saving treatment
Maker of EpiPen to offer a cheaper generic version of the life-saving treatment Health August 29, 2016
After facing major backlash over the rising cost of the life-saving allergy treatment EpiPen, drugmaker Mylan said Monday that it will…
Why does the EpiPen now cost more than $600? Can consumers get any help?
Why does the EpiPen now cost more than $600? Can consumers get any help? Health August 26, 2016
Outrage over a price increase for a life-saving medicine continues to grow, despite a promise Thursday from the manufacturer that…
Your prescriptions may be determined by gifts your doctor receives from drug companies
Your prescriptions may be determined by gifts your doctor receives from drug companies Health August 22, 2016
Pharmaceutical companies want doctors on their side -- so it's not surprising that doctors often receive gifts, ranging from vacations to consulting and other…
The dos and don’ts of medical lab work
The dos and don’ts of medical lab work Health July 5, 2016
Read more: Monitor your health from the comfort of home 5 tips to avoid picking up the cold going around…
Common heartburn medications have more risks than previously thought
Common heartburn medications have more risks than previously thought Health June 27, 2016
A new study in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology has found an association in the use of…
Common heartburn medications have more risks than previously thought
Health Insurance Guide Insurance June 8, 2016
Choosing a health insurance plan can be one of the most confusing and nerve-wracking processes in life. Should you choose…
Study says ingredient in Tylenol reduces empathy
Study says ingredient in Tylenol reduces empathy Health May 12, 2016
The main ingredient in pain relievers like Tylenol may cause those who take it feel less empathy for others. At…
How to cut the cost of your prescription medications
How to cut the cost of your prescription medications Health May 6, 2016
Read more: 4 ways to save money on prescriptions App helps shop the lowest prescription prices How to find the…
Prescription Plan Guide
Prescription Plan Guide Health May 2, 2016
Prescription plans for less Publix.com - 14 day supply of select antibiotics for FREE Walmart.com - 30-day supply of select generic…
CDC guidelines aim to curb painkiller prescribing
CDC guidelines aim to curb painkiller prescribing Health March 16, 2016
WASHINGTON — Prescription painkillers should not be a first choice for treating common ailments like back pain and arthritis, according…
Lawsuits filed against maker of popular morning sickness drug
Lawsuits filed against maker of popular morning sickness drug Health March 2, 2016
Several dozen lawsuits have now been filed against the maker of a drug used to fight morning sickness in pregnant…
Obamacare / Affordable Health Care Act Guide
Obamacare / Affordable Health Care Act Guide Health March 1, 2016
I know whenever I talk about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (aka Obamacare), it is a political fault…
Dietary supplements can be a dangerous mix with traditional drug therapies
Dietary supplements can be a dangerous mix with traditional drug therapies Health March 1, 2016
Nearly 70% of us take dietary supplements, according to to the Council for Responsible Nutrition. But researchers at the University…
By the numbers: Nurse-in-a-box clinics vs. the ER
By the numbers: Nurse-in-a-box clinics vs. the ER Health February 2, 2016
One of the most expensive places to get medical care is in the hospital emergency room. There's a much better…
Since America spends the most money on health care, do we have the best quality care?
Since America spends the most money on health care, do we have the best quality care? Health January 20, 2016
There is no doubt that health care -- specifically the cost of health care -- is a hot topic these…
Children’s cold syrup recalled
Children’s cold syrup recalled Health January 12, 2016
In the middle of the cold and flu season, a drug company has issued a recall for its children's cough…
What you need to know about sleeping pills
What you need to know about sleeping pills Health January 6, 2016
Not getting enough sleep can impact several areas of a person's life -- so it's really no surprise that people are…
How to find the best prescription drug prices
How to find the best prescription drug prices Health December 16, 2015
Prescription prices have definitely surged over the past several years. A recent Consumer Reports National Research Center poll of 1,037…
Warning about buying cheaper medications online
Warning about buying cheaper medications online Health October 26, 2015
Read more: Prescription Plan Guide Clark Howard: Prescription Plans for Less App helps shop the lowest prescription prices
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