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American Greed: Making a Killing – Doctor Drug DealerCheck out the trailer for American Greed’s program airing on 3/13/17 focused on Dr. Lisa …2017/03/08
In Depth: Deadly addiction in the suburbsAll too often we talk about it as something that happens on a dark street …2017/02/06
Bay Area Family Puts Face On Suburban Opioid AddictionWith Californians now leading the nation in opioid-related deaths, a Bay Area mother and son …2016/11/11
John Oliver Takes on America’s Opioid Crisis on Last Week TonightJohn Oliver tackled America’s opioid crisis on Last Week Tonight on Sunday. He started his …2016/10/24
Future pain meds may be non-addictive  Scientists are closing in on creating medicines that could relieve severe, chronic pain without …2014/11/21
Prop 46 Requiring Physicians To Check Statewide Prescription Drug DatabaseProp 46 Requiring Physicians To Check Statewide Prescription Drug Database Can Save Up To $406 …2014/08/12
Teen substance abuse is the new ‘normal”Gone are the days when “stoners” could be picked out of a crowd on high …2014/04/12
Spike In Heroin Use Can Be Traced To Prescription PadsThe death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman has brought attention to a grim reality   …2014/02/04
The slippery slope of prescription drug abuse“Do you think that God wants me to hurt like this?”    Link To Story …2014/01/25
The Problem With Pain PillsWhy doctors and patients resist giving them up and some of the surprising side effects …2014/01/14
Dramatic Increase of Mass Shootings in America: The Role of Prescription Psychiatric Drugs?A beginning point might be to ask if there is a common denominator among the …2013/11/22
FDA recommends tightening access to hydrocodone pain-killersProponents argue that the death toll from abuse is unacceptably high.   Link To Story2013/10/25
The Military’s Prescription Drug AddictionOvermedication is an epidemic in our armed forces—and claims lives far from the battlefield.   …2013/10/04
As Opioid Use Soars, No Evidence of Improved Treatment of Pain“Policy makers, professional organizations, and providers should re-evaluate prior efforts to improve the identification, treatment, …2013/09/17
OxyContin maker closely guards its list of suspect doctorsPurdue Pharma has privately identified about 1,800 doctors who may have recklessly prescribed the painkiller …2013/08/12
Legal drugs, deadly outcomesAn L.A. Times review of coroners’ records finds that drugs prescribed by a small number of …2012/11/11