Prescription Drugs

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Hospital Discusses Major Prescription Drug Shortage

The University of Maryland’s women’s basketball coach helped bring the problem of prescription drug shortages to the national spotlight. Now a prominent local hospital tells Maryland lawmakers how the growing problem has impacted their work.

12/05/2012

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D.C. Joins National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

Officials in Washington are participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s “National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.”

09/29/2012

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Seniors, RX Drugs & Driving: A Potential Safety Risk

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has issued new warnings for seniors who drive.

09/25/2012

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UnitedHealthcare To Hire 335 In Baltimore Area

UnitedHealthcare is planning to add 335 jobs to the Baltimore area as it improves services to Medicare beneficiaries.

06/20/2012

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DEA Organizes Prescription Drug Turn-In Day

What do you do with expired or unneeded prescription drugs? That’s the question millions of Americans answered Saturday by showing up at more than 5,000 sites across the country.

04/28/2012

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Elkton: A Hotbed Of Prescription Drug Abuse

The number one drug Marylanders abuse isn’t crack, cocaine or heroin. It’s prescription pain killers. One small Maryland town is at the center of this alarming epidemic.

10/27/2011

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Doctor From Howard Co. Charged For Illegally Selling Drugs

An abuse of power. A military doctor from Howard County is charged with illegally selling prescription drugs.

06/03/2011

DRUG TAKE BACK

Baltimore Holds Second National Drug Takeback Day

All around the country, people were properly throwing out their unused prescription drugs.

04/30/2011

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