Specialty drugs are skyrocketing in price

Tue Jun 25 08:32:27 PDT 2019

Specialty drugs are skyrocketing in price

The average cost for a single specialty drug to treat a potentially deadly illness or condition is now nearly $79,000 a year. That's according to a new study just released by AARP. It shows drug prices nearly tripled in the last decade. One cancer drug soared nearly $50,000 in price in just one year.

Urgent care clinics continue to open across the Quad Cities

According to Genesis, six new services have opened around the QCA in the last six months, including convenient care clinics. UnityPoint Health also continues to open more Express Care locations.

Aledo man pleads guilty to hitting Bettendorf officer with vehicle

An Aledo man charged in November with striking a Bettendorf officer with his vehicle and leading officers on a chase that ended in Davenport has pleaded guilty to several charges.

Rock Island woman charged with aggravated battery of seven-month-old

A Rock Island woman was being held in the Rock Island County Jail on a $250,000 bond after police say she battered her baby, causing severe head trauma, in January.

'All hands on deck' at fire in Muscatine

Crews responded early Thursday morning to Fairhaven St. just east of North Houser.

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Davenport home damaged by gunfire early Wednesday

A home was damaged by gunfire in Davenport early Wednesday.


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