Health & Wellness

Bill Aims To Limit Prescriptions Of Opioids

Feb 8, 2017

A proposal that would limit opioid prescriptions passed a Senate committee Wednesday. It is one of 15 measures authored by Sen. Jim Merritt that aim to combat the opioid epidemic.

The bill would limit the prescriptions amount to seven days for first time adult patients and children. Trauma surgeon Dr. Brian Brewer is one of two people who testified that, in his field, that is too limiting.

Ingredients To A Healthy Living

Feb 8, 2016
Alison Petrash

Already given up on your New Years Resolution? In the show, we're discussing ways to make healthy changes in food, exercise and mental health. These changes could help you redefine your goal and create a new resolution. Find out what's trending in the Tri-State here on WNIN.

CVS Caremark Plans to Stop Selling Tobacco

Feb 5, 2014

CVS Caremark ,at its more than 7,600 drugstores, is taking out the selling of tobacco to focus more on providing health care. According to the Courier and Press, it’s the second – largest drugstore chain that will phase out cigarettes, cigars and chewing tobacco by October first.  This move will cost about $2 billion dollars in annual revenue but won’t affect its 2014 earnings.

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