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  • Explore Medicare choices as you approach 65

    These days, turning 65 doesn't have to mean hanging up your career, but it does represent one big milestone: Medicare eligibility. In most cases, signing up for Medicare Part A is a no-brainer. This coverage pays for in-patient care in the hospital....
  • Medicare enrollment window closes Saturday

    Medicare enrollment window closes Saturday
    The state's seniors are reaping the benefits from the Affordable Care Act's gradual closing of the Medicare "donut hole" for prescription drug coverage. In Virginia, almost 74,000 residents, age 65 and older, saved more than $61.6 million in 2013 as...
  • Center helps mother recover after years of addiction

    Center helps mother recover after years of addiction
    Courtney Bohl was in a drug-induced haze for nearly 20 years. The 33-year-old Sunrise mother abused painkillers, smoked weed, drank heavily and dabbled with cocaine. "I would always replace one with another," said Bohl, who started smoking marijuana...
  • Clinic provides free meds to uninsured

    Clinic provides free meds to uninsured
    The cost of prescription medications can be prohibitive for those with a chronic disease or multiple needs. For almost a decade, the Olde Towne Medical and Dental Center, OTMDC, has operated a Medication Access Program to help patients and other residents...
  • Nigella Lawson drug allegations sour Season 2 launch of 'The Taste'

    Nigella Lawson drug allegations sour Season 2 launch of 'The Taste'
    Nigella Lawson judges cooking on ABC's reality competition "The Taste," but lately the British lifestyle expert's private life is cooking up serious trouble that may threaten her role on the show. Lawson's ex-husband Charles Saatchi accused her in a...
  • CVS Caremark to buy Apria Healthcare's Coram unit for $2.1 billion

    CVS Caremark to buy Apria Healthcare's Coram unit for $2.1 billion
    CVS Caremark Corp., the nation's largest provider of prescription drugs, agreed to buy a unit of Apria Healthcare Group Inc. in Lake Forest for about $2.1 billion to add specialty infusion services. It is CVS' biggest purchase in five years. The deal to...
  • Obamacare a good bet for twenty- and thirty-somethings

    Like it or not, you're going to pay for health coverage (or your lack of it) next year. And the mandate will affect a fair number of young people. Currently, about 28 percent of Americans between the ages of 19 and 34 "go naked" on health care insurance...
  • ABC to Air 'The Taste' Despite Nigella Lawson Drug Use Allegations

    LONDON -- ABC has said it has no plans to cancel cooking show "The Taste," despite allegations of substantial drug use made against one of the show's stars, Nigella Lawson, in a London court on Tuesday. A second season of the U.S. show, in which Lawson...
  • Peter V. Lee, Obamacare's California savior?

     Peter V. Lee, Obamacare's California savior?
    By the numbers, Peter V. Lee has some reason to crow while the feds are eating crow. The executive director of Covered California can be pleased that, as of mid-November, nearly a third of all Americans who signed up under the new healthcare law were...
  • FDA affirms safety of diabetes drug Avandia, lifts restrictions on use

    FDA affirms safety of diabetes drug Avandia, lifts restrictions on use
    Avandia, a controversial diabetes drug that was thought to increase patients’ risk of heart attacks and other cardiovascular problems, has been cleared for widespread use by the Food and Drug Administration. Federal regulators said Monday that the...
  • Glen Burnie pharmacy robbed of prescription medications

    Glen Burnie pharmacy robbed of prescription medications
    Two men robbed a Glen Burnie pharmacy at gunpoint Saturday, Anne Arundel County police said. Shortly after 9 a.m., two men wearing black clothing, masks, sunglasses and gloves entered Arundel Pharmacy in the 7500 block Ritchie Highway, police said....