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  1. Did You Take These Drugs?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    It's no secret that direct-to-consumer drug advertising made drugs like Viagra, Lipitor, Prozac or Nexium into rock stars. What is less apparent is how many new drugs betrayed serious risks after millions took them.

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  2. Nurse found guilty of stealing pills is sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WLKY-TV Louisville

    Y'S TIM ELLIOTT HAS THE STORY. 36-YEAR-OLD LAURA MORROW IS GUILTY OF THEFT, FRAUD, AND FORGERY.

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  3. AG: Doctor charged with writing illegal prescriptions in York CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane announced Tuesday that her office has filed new charges against a mid-state doctor, who in just six months allegedly prescribed 102,000 oxycodone pills to people not under his care in exchange for cash. Dr. David Wait, 55, will be transferred from Cumberland County Prison to Dauphin County Prison and faces additional charges for illegally writing prescriptions for oxycodone, OxyContin, hydromorphone, Morphine and Fentanyl, a vast majority of which were filled in Dauphin County, according to a news release.

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  4. Doctor accused of illegally prescribing over 100K oxycodone pills facing more chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    David A. Wait, 55, was arrested Friday amid allegations that he accepted thousands of dollars in exchange for writing illegal Oxycodone prescriptions. Dr. David A. Wait, 55, of New Cumberland is now being charged with writing illegal prescriptions for oxycodone, OxyContin, hydromorphone, Morphine and Fentanyl, in addition to the three felonies he had previously been charged with.

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  5. Former nurse found guilty of stealing pills is sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WLKY-TV Louisville

    Laura Morrow forged the names of other nurses to gain access to powerful prescription narcotics like hydrocodone, oxycodone, and Oxycontin. Morrow was accused of stealing the medication while working as a nurse at the Green Meadows Health Care facility in Mount Washington.

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  6. AG: Harrisburg doctor sold pills for cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC 27

    State prosecutors have filed new charges against a Harrisburg doctor who allegedly sold prescriptions for powerful painkillers to people who were not under his care. Dr. David Wait, 55, illegally wrote prescriptions mostly for oxycodone, but also for oxycontin, hydromorphone, morphine and fentanyl, according to a news release from the state attorney general's office.

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  7. Former Huntsville doctor topped national list of narcotics prescribers in 2012, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Alabama Live

    Michael Muraski, a forensic scientist in drug chemistry, counts hydrocodone pills in June 2013 at the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences' Montgomery laboratory HUNTSVILLE, Alabama -- A former Huntsville doctor who surrendered his medical license last year amid allegations he was overprescribing narcotics was Medicare's top prescriber of prescription painkillers in 2012, a new report shows. Shelinder Aggarwal, who specialized in physical medicine and rehabilitation, wrote a total of 31,175 Medicare Part D prescriptions in 2012 - and more than 14,000 of those prescriptions were for Schedule II narcotics, according to ProPublica .

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  8. Accused illegal prescription writing doctor faces more chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPMT-TV York

    HARRISBURG, PA The State Attorney General's Office files new charges against a mid-state doctor, who in just six months allegedly prescribed 102,000 oxycodone pills to people not under his care in exchange for cash. Dr. David Wait, 55, will be transferred from Cumberland County Prison to Dauphin County Prison.

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  9. Survey: Teen marijuana use declines even as states legalizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WUSA-TV Washington

    Survey: Teen marijuana use declines even as states legalize Marijuana use among teens declined this year even as two states, Colorado and Washington, legalized the drug. Check out this story on WUSA9.com: http://on.wusa9.com/1DH0FN3 Marijuana use among teens declined this year even as two states, Colorado and Washington, legalized the drug for recreational use, a national survey released Tuesday found.

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  10. Former nurse pleads guilty to stealing pillsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WLKY-TV Louisville

    ALSO THIS NOON, A FORMER NURSE WHO ACCEPTED A PLEA DEAL FOR STEALING MEDICATION... WILL AVOID SPENDING ANY TIME BEHIND BARS. WLKY'S TIM ELLIOTT WAS IN COURT THIS MORNING AND HE JOINS US NOW LIVE FROM THE NEWSROOM WITH MORE, TIM? LAURA MORROW FORGED THE NAMES OF OTHER NURSES TO GAIN ACCESS TO POWERFUL PRESCRIPTION NARCOTICS.

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  11. Millville woman tells court she "died" on day of stabbing attackRead the original story

    Yesterday | Truro Daily News

    Kelly MacLeod says she died at the hands of Rene Leo Gagne two years, five months and 39 days ago. That was the day that Gagne stabbed her multiple times and slashed her throat, causing physical and emotional injuries from which she is continuing to suffer.

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  12. Heroin overdoses in W.Va. sap medic resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EMS1

    Kanawha County's heroin problem is overwhelming law enforcement agencies and fire departments, a county substance abuse task force learned Wednesday. The Charleston Fire Department's paramedics respond to two or three heroin overdose calls a day.

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  13. Tucson doctor indicted on federal drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOLD-TV Tucson

    TUCSON, AZ - A former Tucson doctor faces dozens of charges following a federal drug investigation. Dr. Robert Osborne is accused of unlawful distribution and dispensing of a controlled substance, health care fraud and tax fraud.

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  14. Doctors who overprescribe addictive medsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | USA Today

    Doctors who are the most prolific prescribers of powerful narcotic painkillers and stimulants often have worrisome records, a ProPublica analysis of Medicare data Doctors prescribing most potent painkillers face scrutiny Doctors who are the most prolific prescribers of powerful narcotic painkillers and stimulants often have worrisome records, a ProPublica analysis of Medicare data Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1Azod0t Heather Wright, CEO of Pain Treatment Center of the Bluegrass, in Lexington, talks about how the pain clinic operates and why one of their doctors issues the fifth-highest number of pain prescriptions for Medicare patients in Kentucky.

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  15. As Controlled Substance Use Rises in Medicare, Prolific Prescribers Face More ScrutinyRead the original story

    Monday | Health News Digest

    Despite a national crackdown on prescription drug abuse, doctors churned out an ever-larger number of prescriptions for the most-potent controlled substances to Medicare patients, new data shows. In addition, ProPublica found, the most prolific prescribers of such drugs as oxycodone, fentanyl, morphine and Ritalin often have worrisome records.

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  16. Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. Submits New Drug Application For...Read the original story

    Sunday | BioSpace

    December 15, 2014 - Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative treatments for chronic pain, today announced that it has filed a New Drug Application with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration seeking authorization to market Xtampzaa ER, its oxycodone extended-release , abuse-deterrent analgesic utilizing the Company's proprietary DETERxA technology platform. The abuse-deterrent properties incorporated into the formulation are designed to make the product more difficult to manipulate for the purpose of abuse or misuse via common routes of administration including: oral after chewing or crushing; snorting; smoking; or injection.

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  17. Collegium Pharmaceutical Submits New Drug Application for...Read the original story

    Monday | MacReport Media RSS Feed

    Collegium Pharmaceutical Submits New Drug Application for Xtampza ER ; Its Abuse-Deterrent, Extended-Release Analgesic for the Treatment of Chronic Pain deterrent properties incorporated into the formulation are designed to make the product more difficult to manipulate for the purpose of abuse or misuse via common routes offering the first extended-release, abuse-deterrent oxycodone product that not only resists common forms of abuse, but also provides an administration option for patients with concurrent chronic pain and difficulty swallowing pills," important milestone in our continued efforts to develop a portfolio of abuse-deterrent pain medications designed to address unmet societal needs." formulation.

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  18. 'Not going away': North Olympic Peninsula wrestles with increasing heroin useRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Peninsula Daily News

    By Diane Urbani de la Paz Peninsula Daily News EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the first article in a two-part series. EVERY DAY, A particular kind of patient comes in to Olympic Medical Center: a man or woman using heroin.

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  19. Shatterproof effort hopes to gain traction at capitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | West Virginia Metro

    When the regular session of the state legislature begins in January, a national group will be in West Virginia asking lawmakers to look at bills which take a different look at the problem of drug addiction. Gary Mendell is the founder and CEO of Shatterproof, an organization which aims to protect children from drug addiction and erase the stigma accompanying those who suffer from addiction.

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  20. Public defender upset about informant inducing people to sell their medsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Norwalk Reflector

    Longo, after overseeing the arraignments of two Willard women Thursday, passionately told the Reflector he finds it hard to believe authorities have used the same confidential informant to induce people into selling their own medication. Longo referred to the informant as "a snitch."

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