Hy-Vee, Inc. announced on April 28 that all Hy-Vee pharmacy locations now offer free COVID-19 vaccines with no appointment necessary to walk i…
More retail pharmacies around the country will start to administer Covid-19 vaccines by appointment Friday under a new federal program that is shipping doses directly to them.
Need to be tested for COVID-19? Here are your options in the Quad-Cities:
ShopRite has partnered with the state, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to provide COVID-19 vaccinations.
Residents and staff at more than 90 nursing homes in the state will begin getting vaccinated against the coronavirus next week, Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said during a news conference Wednesday.
The Justice Department is suing Walmart, alleging the company unlawfully dispensed controlled substances through its pharmacies, helping to fuel the opioid crisis in America.
Keith Sloan, of Mason City, recently won a nationwide art contest sponsored by Genoa Healthcare.
Hy-Vee has announced that the flu vaccine will be available at its pharmacies between Aug. 17 and Oct. 31.
After an evolving landscape has shifted Iowa’s medical marijuana program, the state plans to reissue applications for dispensary licenses.
Two medical marijuana companies involved in Iowa’s flagging medical marijuana program are competing to open a dispensary in Coralville.
Again, you could make the trip to the pharmacy yourself, or set up ongoing delivery. The latter might require a three-way call to the drug store, and maybe a follow-up call to their health insurance. Some of the elderly have trouble remembering to take medications; you can ask the pharmacy to pre-package medications in blister packs with designations for morning and evening. You can also call to remind them to take their medications.
Grocers around the state have altered store hours to both accommodate for elderly and at-risk customers and intensify cleaning practices. Here are some grocers around Mason City that have updated their hours. For more local COVID-19 updates, visit globegazette.com.
Since the proposed legislation got a shot in the arm from President Donald Trump, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, is more optimistic about passage this year of his bipartisan plan to lower prescription drug prices.
The subcommittee heard from pharmacy owners around Iowa who said they will not survive if PBMs are allowed to continue current practices, including retroactively decreasing reimbursement for pharmaceuticals.
TRUMP: “For the first time in 51 years, the cost of prescription drugs actually went down."
A Democratic campaign committee is launching a “significant” digital ad buy touting Iowa 1st District Rep. Abby Finkenauer’s vote for legislation to lower prescription drug costs.
Q: I started taking a diuretic because my blood pressure was still too high. Should I take a potassium supplement? A: The answer is not straightforward.
Marijuana is known for delivering a good high. But the plant's uses go well beyond the recreational. Marijuana contains a trove of medicinal compounds whose uses we are just now discovering.
An Iowa state trooper made a life-saving special delivery Wednesday evening to a teenager in Mason City.
Q: I have a high-deductible health insurance plan and tend to rack up hefty prescription drug costs each year. Are there any good tools or resources to help me save on prescriptions? A: Many employers and insurers are beefing up their online tools to provide personalized advice that can help you pay less...
A gunman opened fire Monday at a Chicago hospital, wounding at least four people, including a police officer and a hospital employee, authorities said.
While sunscreen is essential to lowering your risk for skin cancer, there are other simple, over-the-counter options you can incorporate into your summer skin protection routine. Nicotinamide may help prevent certain skin cancers. Nicotinamide is a form of vitamin B3 that has been shown to reduce...