It’s a nationwide epidemic. Prescription drug abuse is responsible for a growing number of deaths. Now a new study out of Johns Hopkins shows that doctors are taking steps to try and fight painkiller overdoses.
A Baltimore gynecologist has pleaded guilty to illegally distributing powerful painkillers to patients.
Lawyer Bill Sinclair talks about the lawsuit being filed against the NFL for use of painkillers.
Damaging allegations against the NFL. Nearly 600 retired players filed suit, accusing the league of plying them with painkillers instead of treating their injuries–leading to long-term damage and even drug addiction. The lawsuit involves former players from every team, including the Baltimore Ravens.
Unused and unwanted. Scores of Marylanders got rid of their prescription drugs this weekend. It’s part of the National Drug Take-Back Day.
Popping a painkiller to ward off exercise pain is a common practice, but should it be?
Authorities say powerful painkillers and narcotics were being sold without legal prescriptions at the so-called “pill mill” being operated in Baltimore County. Now, a judge sets bail for two of the men involved.