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3 hrs ago | 10News
Authorities say the abuse of prescription medications has become an epidemic in San Diego County, and on Tuesday morning, District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced the formation of the Safe Homes Coalition.
7 hrs ago | HON
People treated at emergency rooms more than once a year for overdoses on narcotic drugs are more likely to be put on a ventilator and to be hospitalized, a new study finds.
11 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
Since a rash of overdoses on the city's West Side last week left two dead, investigators have been working to track down the source of a deadly heroin concoction laced with the super-strength pain killer fentanyl.
Police released photos and a description of the masked suspect on Monday afternoon, hoping someone can identify him from the Feb. 19 robbery.
According to the Buffalo Niagara Manufacturing Association, employers are finding more dealings with workers who abuse easily obtainable prescriptions such as oxycodone, hydrocodone and other pain medications.
Dr. Simmon Lee Wilcox has been charged in federal district court with two counts of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance and four counts of possession with the intent to distribute a controlled substance.
The Digital Citizens Alliance today called on Google to stop profiting from a myriad of illegal and dangerous activities that take place on YouTube.
One minute, he was sitting in his step-father's pickup truck, parked in the driveway of his mother's South Bend home.
Heroin. It gets our attention. Especially when someone dies. It conjures up fear and disgust and seems so far away from us and our busy lives.
The deaths were confirmed by Mason County Sheriff Greg Powers and have been the topic of discussion among those in local social service agencies.
A DAY AFTER WE FIRST REPORTED ON AN INVESTIGATION AT THE VA HOSPITAL... FOUR STAFF MEMBERS ARE NOW CHARGED WITH FELONIES.
Cyrus gets Vanessa an exclusive interview with President in hopes of getting her to reveal her source.
From the beginning, the U.S. government's decade-long crackdown on prescription drug abuse has run an unsettling risk: that arresting doctors and shuttering "pill mills" would inadvertently fuel a new epidemic of heroin use.
Earlier this week, the LA Times had a good article on a study that traced where people who overdosed on prescription drug opiods got their pills: The study, published Monday by the Journal of the American Medical Assn.