Pain physician's offices raided in prescription drug probe.
1 in 8 Teens Misuses Prescription Painkillers
KCTS 9 and InvestigateWest report on the alarming increase in prescription-drug abuse in Washington state, looking at doctors who overprescribe, the lack of regulation or treatment options, and how this epidemic is affecting teenagers, seniors and middle-class families.
A new Senate report highlights the growing problem of prescription drug abuse, calling into question the conventional wisdom that drug cartels in Latin America should be the major focus of US drug policy, The Christian Science Monitor reports.
doctors treating veteransr need to be more careful about prescribing highly addictive narcotic drugs for pain.
Stricter Control on Painkillers Fail Due to Lobbying by Pharmacists and Drug Chains