Prescription Drugs Killing Young AdultsLast 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.
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.
The Overprescribing Of Opioids A Major Cause For ConcernWe have a major public health problem in this country and it has to do with the overuse of opioid medications.
Doctors As Drug PushersThree 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.
Health: Dangerous Deals Uncovered, Arrest Made Following CBS-3 Health InvestigationA 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.
Reward Offered In Armed Robberies Of Northeast Philadelphia Rite AidA reward is being offered in connection with two armed robberies at the same pharmacy in Northeast Philadelphia in a week.
Armed Suspect Steals Pain-Killers From Northeast Philadelphia Rite AidPolice are searching for an armed suspect who robbed a pharmacy in Northeast Philadelphia early Monday morning.
Former Hatboro Police Detective Accused Of TheftThe 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.
Grand Jury Indicts Marlton Man For Practicing Medicine Without A LicenseA grand jury indicted a South Jersey man who's charged for practicing medicine for years without having a license.
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.