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Christina Torres shows son's wrong prescription (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Mother Sues Pharmacy Over Prescription Mix-Up That Hospitalized Her Son

Christina Torres said she rushed her son to the emergency room, where she got the frightening diagnosis. “Your son is overdosing on Methadone,” Torres recalled doctors telling her.

09/25/2012

A makeshift memorial at Haven Drugs - Medford, NY - Jun 22, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Fundraiser Being Held In Memory Of Murdered Long Island Pharmacist

Friends and family are using the memory of a Long Island pharmacist murdered in June to raise money for students at his alma mater.

08/22/2011

Flu Shot (credit: AP)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Bill To Let Pharmacists Give Flu Shots

New York used to be among a handful of states that only allowed physicians and nurses to administer vaccines, but it began allowing pharmacists to give the shots, too, in 2008.

08/06/2011

Lutful Chowdhury (credit: Nassau Co. Police); Kayla Gerdes (credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Pharmacist Arrested In Phony Prescription Painkillers Probe

Prosecutors said they began investigating Lutful Chowdhury following a fatal car accident in Hempstead in April 2010 that left Dr. Rebecca Twine dead. The driver — Kayla Gerdes — is accused of being under the influence of drugs.

06/02/2011