Local Doctor, Assistant Charged With Taking $$$ for Narcotics PrescriptionsWilliam O'Brien III, 49, a doctor of osteopathic medicine and his receptionist, 29-year-old Angela Rongione, have been charged with illegally distributing Oxycodone and Xanax.
Local Doctor Indicted For Allegedly Distributing Unnecessary PrescriptionsThe Ocean County prosecutor announced that a New Jersey doctor has been arrested for allegedly unlawfully distributing prescription drugs without medical reason.
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.
Local Doctor, 79, Gets Seven Years in Prison For Dealing Prescription Drugs
Doctor Gets 5 Years In Prison For Dealing DrugsA 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.
Health: Prescription Pain Killer Epidemic, Pervasive In Local SuburbsPrescription drug abuse is an epidemic, and especially bad in Pennsylvania. uthorities say it's striking a growing number of families in the suburbs.
Death Of Whitney Houston Draws Attention To Problem Of Prescription Drug AbuseWhile 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.
Bucks County Doctor Faces Trial In Sex-For-Drugs CaseDr. 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.
3 Charged In Prescription Pill Distribution In Kent CountyDelaware State Police have charged three people with drug offenses in the illegal distribution of prescription pills in Kent County.