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Prescription Drugs Killing Young Adults

Last year, in Delaware, more young adults died from overdoses of prescription drugs than automobile accidents and the CDC points to a national problem as well.

12/08/2014

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Local Doctor Indicted For Allegedly Distributing Unnecessary Prescriptions

The Ocean County prosecutor announced that a New Jersey doctor has been arrested for allegedly unlawfully distributing prescription drugs without medical reason.

08/04/2014

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NJ Doctor Arrested For Allegedly Prescribing Drugs Without Medical Necessity

Ocean County Prosecutor Joseph D. Coronato and NJ Division of Consumer Affairs Director Eric T. Kanefsky announced the arrest of Doctor Liviu T. Holca, for unlawfully distributing prescription drugs without medical necessity.

01/24/2014

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The Overprescribing Of Opioids A Major Cause For Concern

We have a major public health problem in this country and it has to do with the overuse of opioid medications.

11/21/2013

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Doctors As Drug Pushers

Three types of ‘patients’ turn to doctors for pain medication: those who are in pain, those who are addicted to the drugs and those who are filling prescriptions only to sell the drugs on the street.

11/01/2012

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Health: Dangerous Deals Uncovered, Arrest Made Following CBS-3 Health Investigation

A CBS-3 undercover investigation on Dangerous Deals, buying and selling prescription drugs without a doctor. Our investigation has led to an arrest. Stephanie Stahl is On Your Side uncovering this growing health hazard.

10/25/2012

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Reward Offered In Armed Robberies Of Northeast Philadelphia Rite Aid

A reward is being offered in connection with two armed robberies at the same pharmacy in Northeast Philadelphia in a week.

05/22/2012

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Armed Suspect Steals Pain-Killers From Northeast Philadelphia Rite Aid

Police are searching for an armed suspect who robbed a pharmacy in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.

05/21/2012

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Former Hatboro Police Detective Accused Of Theft

The Pennsylvania Attorney General says a former Hatboro police detective is under arrest accused of using his position of authority to steal evidence and use confidential informants to buy drugs for his personal use.

05/17/2012

Grand Jury Indicts Marlton Man For Practicing Medicine Without A License

A grand jury indicted a South Jersey man who’s charged for practicing medicine for years without having a license.

03/30/2012

Doctor Gets 5 Years In Prison For Dealing Drugs

A 79-year-old Philadelphia doctor has been sentenced to prison for dealing drugs. Authorities say he wrote tens of thousands of sham prescriptions for frequently abused drugs.

03/09/2012

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Health: Prescription Pain Killer Epidemic, Pervasive In Local Suburbs

Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic, and especially bad in Pennsylvania. uthorities say it’s striking a growing number of families in the suburbs.

02/20/2012

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Death Of Whitney Houston Draws Attention To Problem Of Prescription Drug Abuse

While it will take weeks to determine exactly what took her life, one thing is certain: prescription drug abuse in this country is a growing problem.

02/14/2012

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Bucks County Doctor Faces Trial In Sex-For-Drugs Case

Dr. Harris Newman waived his preliminary hearing and was held for trial on charges that include prescribing controlled substances in bad faith and delivery of a controlled substance.

03/10/2011

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