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13 hrs ago | South Florida Sun-Sentinel
The case began last July with the major indictment of a former Palm Beach County doctor charged with first-degree murder for the overdose deaths of two patients, and 89 other felony drug crimes.
16 hrs ago | WBNS
In some cases, investigators believe his over-prescription of narcotics may have contributed to his patients' deaths.
According to The National Institute on Drug Abuse, when a person takes an opiate it activates the brain's reward system.
Anita Bertrand doesn't remember much about the first time she stole narcotics she was supposed to administer to surgical patients.
A closed sign is seen taped to the door of the Cabana Pharmacy after it was raided by the City of Miami Police Department's Crime Suppression Unit and Florida Department of Health on October 14, 2011, in Miami, Florida.
Dr. Sanjay Sinha, 49, of Woodstock, Ga., and three Mississippi men were indicted in March on federal charges of illegally distributing painkillers.
Zogenix released a press release today confronting what it calls "rampant misinformation" about its painkiller oral drug Zohydro ER.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. Slowly and trembling, she inserted the needle into a sponge and continued rescue breathing on the plastic mannequin.
New Zealanders are popping prescription pills with alarming regularity, and a painkiller known as "hillbilly heroin" is being handed out too easily.
The creatures cause pain by being born, and live by inflicting pain, and in pain they mostly die.
Rampant misinformation about Zohydroa ER continues to be reported by the media and echoed in Washington D.C. and some states' capitals.
In one of the more unusual cases in Baxter County Circuit Court, a Mountain Home woman pleaded guilty Thursday to selling drugs to her grandson -- who was a police informant.
Using a search warrant obtained as the result of a narcotics investigation by Detective Warren Rivell, patrol officers and detectives arrested Debbie Williams, 45, who lives in a trailer there, police said.
Was a member of a drug trafficking conspiracy based out of the Paschall Auto Body Shop; Loaned his truck to others to use in commercial robberies APR 10 U.S. District Judge J. Frederick Motz sentenced Richard Ashbrook, age 51, of Baltimore, today to five years in prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute ... (more)