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Ferry’s Pharmacy, Anderson staple for 44 years, closes after state board revokes its permit – Redding Record Searchlight

David Benda Redding Record Searchlight Published 7:43 PM EDT May 21, 2019 An Anderson institution for nearly 45 years, Ferry’s Pharmacy has closed, and its patient records have been transferred to Owens Pharmacy. Ferry’s last day of business was May 15. The changeover to Owens took effect Monday and it comes after the state Board… Read More »

Opioid Prescriptions Drop Sharply Among State Workers

The agency that manages health care for California’s massive state workforce is reporting a major reduction in opioid prescriptions, reflecting a national trend of physicians cutting back on the addictive drugs. Insurance claims for opioids, which are prescribed to help people manage pain, decreased almost 19% in a single year among the 1.5 million Californians… Read More »

Washington state bill limits measles vaccine exemptions

Washington state lawmakers voted Tuesday to remove parents’ ability to claim a personal or philosophical exemption from vaccinating their children for measles, although medical and religious exemptions will remain. The vote comes as the number of measles cases nationwide this year has passed 600. The measure now heads to Gov. Jay Inslee, who has expressed… Read More »