We have a major public health problem in this country and it has to do with the overuse of opioid medications.
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.
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.
A reward is being offered in connection with two armed robberies at the same pharmacy in Northeast Philadelphia in a week.
Police are searching for an armed suspect who robbed a pharmacy in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.
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.
A grand jury indicted a South Jersey man who’s charged for practicing medicine for years without having a license.
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.
Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic, and especially bad in Pennsylvania. uthorities say it’s striking a growing number of families in the suburbs.
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.
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.