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Turkish Citizen Pleads Guilty in Drug Fraud Case

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A Turkish citizen pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges for smuggling counterfeit and adulterated cancer treatment drugs into the United States. 340 more words


Missouri's Lack of Prescription Drug Database Opens Doors for Abuse

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Missouri is the only state in the nation that has not agreed to set up a prescription drug database, which would be used to identify and track those who acquire excess painkiller or tranquilizer prescriptions. 264 more words


27 Investigates: Prescription drug price survey

BOARDMAN, Ohio (WKBN) – Americans spent $329 billion on prescription drugs last year. That’s more than $1,000 per person. And for thousands without insurance, making that money count can mean choosing between medication and other necessities.  1,095 more words


New York Doctor Gets 10 Years For Illegally Distributing Painkillers

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New York physician has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally distributing painkillers, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported. 272 more words


Use of St. John's Wort in Potentially Dangerous Combinations

Use of St. John’s Wort in Potentially Dangerous Combinations
Source: Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine

The objective of this study was to assess how often St.

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Help for pregnant women who use drugs or alcohol

by Karla Oceanak

Julie’s mom drank alcohol while she was pregnant with Julie and everything turned out OK, so Julie figured it would be OK for her to have a drink now and then during her own pregnancy. 657 more words