Prescription Drugs

Doctors Work To Fight Painkiller OverdosesIt'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.
Man Sentenced For Stealing Drugs From HospitalsA 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 Works To Reduce Prescription Drug AbuseBill Clinton puts the influence of his presidency into reducing the abuse of prescription drugs.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Police Seek 2 Men Who Robbed Arundel PharmacyAnne Arundel County police are searching for two men who robbed a pharmacy at gunpoint in Glen Burnie.
Harford County Gets Permanent Drug Drop-Off BoxEach year, police departments across the nation collect unwanted prescription medication.
Marylanders Get Rid Of Unused Prescription Drugs In Annual EventUnused and unwanted. Scores of Marylanders got rid of their prescription drugs this weekend. It's part of the National Drug Take-Back Day.
FDA Calls For Tighter Rules For Prescription Drug UsePushing 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.
3 Accused Of Stealing Meds From Military HospitalsFederal prosecutors say three men have been indicted for allegedly stealing prescription drugs from two military hospitals.
Hagerstown Pharmacist Sentenced For Billing Unlawful PrescriptionsA 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.
DEA Holds Nationwide Prescription Drug Take-Back DayIt is the safest way to dispose of unneeded and expired medication. The Drug Enforcement Administration has conducted a nationwide prescription drug take-back day.
Man Sentenced For Selling Non-FDA Approved Drugs A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to five months in prison for selling misbranded, non-FDA approved prescription drugs.
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