A Citizens Campaign for the Environment survey showed 51 percent of the 59 facilities it more than half of Suffolk County’s medical facilities are flushing their unused and expired medications down the toilet.
51 lives have been saved in the past six months in Suffolk County because police officers who have also been trained as EMTs have used the nasal spray Narcan to revive men and women who overdosed on drugs.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says he opposes legalizing marijuana – or any other illicit drug.
“I think that’s ridiculous that he would come out and say something like that,” Chandler said at a Garden of Dreams Foundation event Monday night.
Police discovered guns, drugs and explosives at a home in Franklin Square after officers arrested two men in connection with an apparent drug deal Tuesday, Nassau County police said.
Suffolk County authorities announced Thursday the arrest of six people charged in an illegal prescription drug ring.
A team made up of detectives from the Newark Police department along with members of Essex County’s Viper Unit collaborated to conduct the raid in the 500-block of South 11th street.
About 1,000 high school students from 13 schools filled the St. George Theatre on Staten Island on Tuesday to hear from Chris Herren talk about drugs.
Psychologist and addiction recovery expert, Dr. Harris Stratyner, of the Caron Treatment Center, said it’s a frightening drug.
While watching the place Thursday morning, sources say undercover officers became suspicious when they noticed driver Ruben Jordan loading a box onto a truck he wasn’t assigned to.
It’s a disturbing trend: Young people ending up in rehab for prescription drug abuse. But it’s not Oxycontin. They’re getting hooked on medications used to treat attention disorders like ADHD.
Police say that the 40-year-old manager of the facility was confronting the individual about whether he had the proper papers to live in the building when the man attacked, stabbing the victim in the chest.
The alleged scheme involved high-priced prescription drugs typically used to treat HIV, asthma, and schizophrenia, authorities said.
Soon, when you got to a doctor in New York, he or she will be able to see all of the prescriptions you’ve had for painkillers.
For America’s big cities: the people who are supposed to have, need to have, and claim to have all the answers simply don’t have a clue.