Foreign manufacturers are exporting deadly versions of the painkiller, and the senator urges pressure to stop it.
Take your opioids too quickly? Sell some of them? Doctor getting suspicious? Just rent some pills.
As regulators crack down on excessive narcotic prescribing, patients with painful conditions wonder how they will cope.
Auditor general’s office found that a high rate of unanswered calls and inadequate staffing puts ”abused children further at risk.”
Prosecutors seeking the death penalty for East Liberty man found guilty of killing his next-door neighbors in 2014.
Rogue doctors and the responses of state licensing boards are only part of the painkiller story.
With a school board meeting tonight and suggestions from some that he be put on leave, Timothy Glasspool will not reveal if he testified.
Mr. Cosby is accused of drugging and molesting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand at his mansion in 2004.
The doctor accused prosecutors of being ”bullies.”
The school board Monday night unanimously approved a $95.22 million budget that calls for a 0.38-mill increase.
Probuphine — buprenorphine that’s implanted under the skin and lasts six months — may be the next maintenance medicine.
The latest recall includes Toyota, Scion and Lexus models from the 2006-2011 model years.
Also, on the Ohio River Boulevard (Route 65), long-term lane restrictions will begin today and remain in place through early August.
Sanders said he will “condemn any and all forms of violence” but his campaign was welcoming first-time attendees of party conventions.
Kentucky’s get-tough approach resulted in disciplinary actions, prosecutions and consternation.
When the coroner has seen four of your patients in a year, it may be time to consider your prescribing practices.
A patient’s “self-inflicted gunshot wound” led Kentucky to place prescribing restrictions on the doctor.
One rural physician maintains that the accusations and criminal charges against him were unjust.
The imprisoned former physician, prosecuted for his oxycodone prescriptions, now owes $827,000 to insurers.
Peter V. Neffenger, the TSA administrator, announced a series of changes that included the removal of Kelly Hoggan.
Egyptian authorities said they believe terrorism is a more likely explanation than equipment failure in the crash that killed 66 people.
The American president made the case for a more trusting and prosperous relationship going forward.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks amid more bloodshed in Yemen and claims of military gains in Iraq.
The contest was viewed Europe-wide as a proxy fight pitting the continent’s political center against its growingly strong protest movements.
They took a major step toward restoring relations between central institutions of the world’s two largest faiths, Roman Catholicism and
The justices said Georgia prosecutors violated the Constitution by excluding African-Americans from the all-white jury
Plus: Iran signs deal; Brazil leaders under fire; Israel allows supplies; ex-Maldives leader’s asylum in Britain; and more.
Appalachian Kentucky’s new pill culture was a bonanza for a few, but the death toll spurred action.
Police shot, beat and tear gassed demonstrators across the country. The protests are organized by Kenya’s main opposition group.
Dr. William J. O’Brien, accused of running a pill mill with the help of the Pagans Motorcycle Club, says the government is bullying him.
Earlier in the day, five of his supporters have been named to the Democratic Party’s platform committee.
He illuminated the forces that shaped the German state from its founding through the Holocaust to modern times.
Former state Rep. Jesse White has narrowly lost a primary bid to take a run at his former House seat.
Plus: TSA security chief; Clinton email probe; Atlantic City deal reached; New Mexico suing EPA; bill strikes offensive terms; and more.
A new Ohio law stripping Planned Parenthood clinics of the remaining $1.3 million they receive from the state was placed on hold Monday.
A bill on its way to Gov. Tom Wolf would require children to ride in rear-facing car seats until age 2.
The German chancellor also questioned the independence of Turkey’s judiciary and a July 1 target for Turks to travel visa-free to the EU.
Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale’s office will audit a state grant once planned for Jerry Sandusky’s Second Mile charity.
Republicans want an expedited review so reinstated ex-cons who have registered to vote can be stripped from the rolls ahead of November.
In a sweeping synthesis of global data, the Environment Programme has intensively cataloged environmental assaults across the globe.
Doctor education, discipline and mandates coincided with a plunge in opioid consumption.
The ex-Marine who ran two clinics, a pharmacy and an MRI facility made millions on the painkiller boom.
The doctor from Greenup, Ky., was disciplined for prescribing after his stepdaughter’s death.
The letter from a resigning employee raises “serious allegations,” said Department of Human Services Secretary Ted Dallas.
Wake Forest researchers identify benefit for those ages 75 and up when blood pressure goes down a lot instead of a little.
Chronic disease prevention expert points to society’s role in obesity; vaccine researcher says threat to immune system is a national issue.
Florida physician, a specialist in cancer care, says recommending health diet and regular exercise has helped his patients and himself.
An endocrinologist and an exercise class leader who knows about weight loss personally agree that support, not criticism, is the answer.
Prosecutors failed for the second time in their bid to hold Baltimore police accountable for the arrest and death of Mr. Gray.
Sweeps of all three schools turned up no evidence of actual bombs, and the schools are all scheduled to be open tomorrow.