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 pharmacy technician at Walter Reed who was convicted of conspiring to steal prescription drugs from two military hospitals has been sentenced to 5 years in prison.
Bill Clinton puts the influence of his presidency into reducing the abuse of prescription drugs.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Anne Arundel County police are searching for two men who robbed a pharmacy at gunpoint in Glen Burnie.
Each year, police departments across the nation collect unwanted prescription medication.
Unused and unwanted. Scores of Marylanders got rid of their prescription drugs this weekend. It’s part of the National Drug Take-Back Day.
Pushing for change. In the United States, one person dies every 19 minutes from a prescription drug overdose. So the government wants to crack down on popular painkillers.
Federal prosecutors say three men have been indicted for allegedly stealing prescription drugs from two military hospitals.
A Hagerstown pharmacist has been sentenced to 30 months in prison for improperly billing Medicare and Medicaid more than $200,000 for unlawful prescriptions for oxycodone and methadone.
It is the safest way to dispose of unneeded and expired medication. The Drug Enforcement Administration has conducted a nationwide prescription drug take-back day.
A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to five months in prison for selling misbranded, non-FDA approved prescription drugs.