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  • Officials say the arrests resulted in the dismantling of a drug distribution network prevalent throughout the northeast region.
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  • Prosecutors say a physician has admitted selling painkiller prescriptions to drug dealers from his offices in midtown Manhattan and Nyack in Rockland County.
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  • Dr. Naveed Ahmad allegedly gave prescriptions to people who didn't need them and billed for procedures he never performed.
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new york city, brooklyn, east new york, fraud, prescription drugs, new york news, sarah wallace
  • Police collected pills, cash and weapons when they arrested 31 people on the Island's south shore.
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  • Federal health advisors want new restrictions on hydrocodone.
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  • Police plan to combat the theft of painkillers by asking pharmacies to hide fake pill bottles with GPS devices on their shelves.
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  • A New York City doctor who wrote prescriptions for a man who killed four people in a pharmacy robbery was hit Thursday with manslaughter charges that accuse him of causing the overdose deaths of two patients.
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  • Federal, state and local officials are urging people to bring their unwanted or unused prescription drugs to local drop off sites.
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  • Dr. Sapna Parikh tells us more about a new health card that could be a great alternative to insurace in some cases
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  • A Yonkers cardiologist has been arrested and his office raided by the FBI in an illegal prescription distribution case.
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  • A Long Island man who died from an overdose of oxycodone reportedly fed his addiction with prescriptions from more than a dozen doctors.
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  • Several doctors, including one who prescribed pain pills to Medford Pharmacy killer David Laffer, are now in custody.
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  • Police say 57-year-old Walter Hurst made arrangements to trade 10 oxycodone pills with the 12-year-old victim.
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  • Those painkillers in your medicine cabinet for your bad tooth may be a tempting source of narcotics for some young people. Abuse of narcotics and other similar drugs is now epidemic.
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prescription drugs, addiction, health news
  • Dr. Jay Adlersberg explains how to protect your family from prescription drug addiction.
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  • Darla Miles has more details on the shooting
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shooting, prescription drugs, robbery, east harlem, eyewitness news
  • Almost 19 million people who regularly take medication used a drug coupon last year, according to Consumer Reports.
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consumer reports, prescription drugs, consumer news, dr. jay adlersberg
  • A Baldwin pharmacy owner arrested last year for illegally supplying a teen driver who fatally struck a retired woman on her lawn has been arrested again.
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  • Police on Long Island busted a man for allegedly burglarizing a doctor's office and then trying to fill a forged prescription.
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  • Josh Einiger reports the risks of taking prescription drugs with alcohol.
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  • A Long Island pharmacy is taking a high-tech approach in the fight against prescription drug theft.
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long island, prescription drugs, long island news, josh einiger
  • Josh Einiger has details on what's being done
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  • Police in Suffolk County hope that some new prescription drug drop boxes will help lessen the problem of drug abuse.
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long island, prescription drugs, suffolk county, long island news, josh einiger
  • Prescription drug monitoring
  • More than five years after New Jersey passed a law to start tracking prescription drug use, the state is launching a long-awaited database monitoring use of dangerous drugs with the intent of helping doctors spot abusers more quickly and authorities stop drug dealers.
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  • At a Long Island addiction hotline, the phone calls never stop. People addicted to opiates are begging for help.
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long island, suffolk county, addiction, prescription drugs, james burke, long island news, josh einiger