Buying prescription drugs from Canada: One woman’s story

  Summary: Buying medications by mail from Canada? You’re not alone. A friend from California explained how she started out on this path, and why she thinks this will save a lot of money — although, strictly speaking, the Food and Drug Administration considers the practice illegal, and has reportedly intercepted some shipments of medications […]

How much does mental health care cost? Part 4: Finding affordable psychiatric medications

  SUMMARY: Patients who are uninsured or whose prescription coverage is accompanied by crippling out-of-pocket costs often skip prescriptions or forego treatment altogether. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires all insurance plans to cover medications, yet not all prescription plans are created equal. The ACA also sets caps on the amount of money patients may […]