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Teens Abusing Prescription Drugs

One of the biggest sources of drug abuse for teenagers might surprise you. It is prescription and over the counter abuse.

08/10/2011

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Many Residents Stop By Local Church To Turn In Expired Or Unused Prescription Drugs

The government held its second national prescription drug take back day on Saturday. The goal is to dispose of the medicines in an environmentally safe way and remove the temptation for those who might abuse them.

04/30/2011

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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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Pennsylvania Can Save Big On Prescription Drugs

Pennsylvania’s auditor general says the state could save millions of dollars a year by better using its bulk-buying power to purchase prescription drugs.

11/18/2010

DEA Aims To Dispose Of Unused Prescription Drugs

PHILADELPHIA (CBS3) – The Drug Enforcement Administration is leading a nationwide effort to properly dispose of old and unused prescription drugs. “About 72% of all prescription drugs, we find, that are abused, start in our […]

09/24/2010

Computerized Pharmacies are Good for Patient and Doctor

by KYW’s medical editor Dr. Brian McDonough More and more pharmacies are tied in to computers, and as doctors’ practices around the country become computerized there will be a greater check-and-balance system — with pharmacists playing […]

06/09/2010

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