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Jurors: Pa. Abortion Doc Got Greedy, Lost His Way
patient, it isn't murder." Meanwhile, lines of unsavory patients were lining up to get prescriptions from Gosnell for OxyContin and other frequently abused painkillers. That side of Gosnell's practice led to the 2010 clinic raid, when the FBI stumbled
Column: Boogaard a Sad Example for Hockey Goons
says, team doctors, dentists and others gave him over 40 prescriptions for a whopping 1,021 pills. He took Vicodin and Oxycodone for the pain, sometimes by the handful. Then he took Ambien to sleep at night. Finally he took too many, and was found
Derek Boogaard's Family Files Wrongful Death Suit Against NHL
Disease, Found in 34 Pro Football Players The 55-page filing alleges that Minnesota Wild team doctors prescribed Boogaard 150 oxycodone pills in the 16 days following nearly back-to-back nasal and shoulder surgeries in 2009, which, they claim, prompted
Conn. Man Thought Linked to Heist Gets 2½ Years
co-defendant, Andrew Parente, were charged with selling dozens of prescription drug pills including Dilaudid, Percoset and OxyContin . Parente also has pleaded guilty and is set to be sentenced later this month. Chatigny, the judge, noted that Gentile's
FDA Denies Request to Block Generic Painkiller
any generic versions of OxyContin based on the original formulation reformulated version of OxyContin noting that it is harder the original version of OxyContin in 2010, about 15 years off its main ingredient, oxycodone .
New York Doctor Charged as Head of $10 Million Oxycodone Ring
allegedly distributed $10 million worth of oxycodone pills. "Well over half a million oxycodone pills were illegally sold in New York, New the illegal distribution of a half million oxycodone pills worth at least $10 million. Between
Michael Brewer, Teen Burn Victim, Arrested on Drug Charges
stopped by Florida Highway Patrol on Wednesday after running a red light and was found with marijuana, crack-cocaine, oxycodone and drug paraphernalia in his possession. This morning he faced a judge in Palm Beach County court and was given a $6
House Bill Aims Aims to Curb Prescription Drug Abuse
Kentucky the time-released painkiller OxyContin was known by such street names as "Proxies robbed by people desperate and hooked on OxyContin . Pharmacies were being raided for pills recently approved a generic variant of OxyContin to be made available next month that
Lawyer for Former Tech Millionaire Who Sold Prescription Drugs Said 'She Needs to Conquer Her Demons'
pills to an undercover officer five times from February through June of last year. During one of the exchanges, she sold 183 oxycodone pills for $4,400, the Times reported. She was living in a 5,600-square-foot New York City penthouse that she and
'Blue Fairy' Arrested in New York Drug Bust
affiliated" network of drug dealers on Staten Island. Turk sold Oxycodone to an NYPD undercover officer on three separate occasions third degree. As part of the investigation police seized Oxycodone , Vicodin, Xanax, heroin and cocaine, along with guns and
Mother Accused of Sneaking Drugs to Inmate Son With Kiss
son last Tuesday at a New York state jail when she "passed oxycodone from her mouth to her son's mouth," the Yates County Sheriff's The Associated Press. "At about 1 p.m., Kimberly put oxycodone pills into her mouth and brought them into the jail," the
New York City Cops to Put GPS Devices on Oxycontin 'Bait Bottles' to Track Criminals
the powerful painkiller Oxycontin with GPS tracking devices conference in California. Oxycontin , the brand name for the painkiller oxycodone , is known as "hillbilly he robbed a drugstore of Oxycontin and Percocet in the East
Treatment Guidelines Fraught With Financial Conflicts
cholesterol, Cymbalta (duloxetine) for depression, and OxyContin ( oxycodone ) for pain. Their collective sales topped $94 billion safety and effectiveness of the drugs remain unproven. OxyContin , a popular and addictive opioid, was the 19th best-selling
New York Doctor Charged in $10M Oxycodone Ring
Dr. Hector Castro allegedly part of scheme that sold pills in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Former Wrestler in Oxycodone Drug Bust
Former pro wrestling star is behind bars and after police say He was found was stolen drugs in our restaurant bathroom. Tyson tomko was arrested for allegedly running CVS pharmacy of more than 200 tablets of oxy code on. used to wrestle for the WW after the robbery tiger was shooting up the drugs
4 Middle-Schoolers Overdose on Oxycontin
person would be very surprised what they have rumbling around their core. Police say the fourteen year old girl who swallowed OxyContin pills wasn't trying to over depths. I think the the mistaken notion that since its. Medically prescribed by a doctor it'score. Police say the fourteen year old girl who swallowed -- -- OxyContin pills wasn't trying to over depths. I think the -- the mistaken notion that since its. Medically prescribed by a doctor it's
Mom Kisses Son to Pass Drugs, Police Say
Kimberly Margeson allegedly passed oxycodone pills to her inmate son during jail visit.
Florida Pain Doc Suspended; 34 Patients Dead
Dr. Joseph Hernandez is the 5th highest prescriber of oxycodone in Florida.
Assisted Suicide Charge for Social Worker
California woman allegedly put Oxycontin in 86-year-old WWII veteran's yogurt.
Picky Robber Turns Down Drugs
apparently knows what He wants it'll take any substitutes. Investigators say the suspect's apartment says that He wouldn't OxyContin . The services the generic version the suspect allegedly threatened to shoot at other staffer He didn't get the real thingtake any substitutes. Investigators say the suspect's apartment says that He wouldn't OxyContin . The services -- the generic version the suspect allegedly threatened to shoot at other staffer He didn't get the real thing. The