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Prescription Drugs

NYC Launches Prescription Drug Task Force

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched a Task Force to investigate prescription drug abuse and the high overdose rate in the city. Continue Reading...

A Gum-ball Machine for Pain Meds

New York doctor credited with 10 pain killer overdose deaths, provided Oxycontin to man who killed 4 at Long Island pharmacy. Continue Reading...

Florida Pill Mill Pharmacist Sues US Govt for Citizenship

We uncover two registered pharmacists named Mohamed Ismail. One was convicted of felony Medicaid fraud in New York in 2003. The other is an accused pill mill pharmacist in Florida, who is now suing the US government for allegedly delaying his US citizenship. Continue Reading...

Mental Health Medication Trends in America

In 2010, 1 in 5 Americans was on prescription drugs for psychological or behavioral disorders, up 22% from 10 years ago. Continue Reading...

Drug Dealer Sues Prescribing Doctor for $43 Million

An admitted drug dealer with prior convictions for third-degree murder, armed robbery, theft, and illegal prescription drug distribution is suing his prescribing doctor for $43 million. Continue Reading...

More Die from Drugs than Traffic Accidents

In 16 states, more people now die of drug overdoses than traffic accidents, and rising prescription drug misuse is to blame. Continue Reading...

WA New Prescription Drug Law

In Washington State, one person per day dies from prescription narcotics paid for by Medicaid. A new law increases regulations for prescribing chronic pain medication, and many doctors are passing at the opportunity to prescribe. Patients claim it threatens legitimate access to pain meds. Who do you believe? Continue Reading...

New Prescription Drug “works in Peru”

Drug companies are increasingly taking clinical trials overseas, where human subject protections are suspect. Continue Reading...

Feds play ‘Connect the Dots’ and shut down Pill Mills in Georgia, Florida

As authorities are cracking down on the “Oxycontin Express” in Florida, new pills mills are springing up in surrounding states like Georgia. At a recent pill mill raid in Cartersville, GA, federal agents found connections to another pill mill operation in Florida. Continue Reading...

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