Christie: New York Joins New Jersey's Prescription Drug Monitoring ProgramNew York's participation in the program brings the number of states working with New Jersey to seven, including Delaware, Connecticut and Virginia.
Discounted Prescription Drugs Could Save Patients From Making Deadly Medical DecisionsNine out of ten Americans now have health care coverage, but that doesn't mean they can afford their medication.
Officials Call For Expansion Of NYPD Drug Disposal ProgramThe program, which was introduced in five police precincts in Staten Island and Brooklyn in 2014, allows residents to drop off unused prescription drugs with no questions asked.
2,000 Pounds Of Unwanted Prescription Drugs Collected On Long IslandIn partnership with the supermarket chain King Kullen, Long Island's safe disposal program for unused and expired medications has been hugely successful.
Police: Woman Driving Erratically Through Holland Tunnel In Possession Of Hundreds Of PillsPort Authority Police have arrested a Brooklyn woman after receiving a call of a car being driven erratically through the Holland Tunnel from Manhattan to New Jersey.
New York Doctor Gets 10 Years For Illegally Distributing PainkillersA New York physician has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for illegally distributing painkillers, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.
Jury Finds Dr. Stan Li Guilty In Prescription Drug Deaths CaseBridget Brennan, the city's Special Narcotics Prosecutor, said Li's conviction should send a message to the few unscrupulous doctors who do so much harm to so many by becoming drug dealers.
LI Doctor Accused Of Supplying Illegal Painkiller Prescriptions Pleads GuiltyDr. Eric Jacobson faces 7 to 9 years in prison under a plea deal for illegally prescribing oxycodone and other powerful painkillers to scores of patients. If convicted at trial, he could have been sentenced to 20+ years in prison.
Trial Of Former Queens Doctor Begins After Overdose DeathsOpening statements began Wednesday in Stan Li's case. A narcotics prosecutor portrayed him as a drug dealer with a medical degree.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Expert: L.I. Teens Taking Handfuls Of Drugs At Random At PartiesAuthorities on Long Island are warning about the hazards of so-called "Skittles" drug parties, which seem to be gaining in popularity.
AG: Westchester Doctor Traded Illegal Prescriptions For Pornographic PhotosAttorney General Eric Schneiderman says Dale Dudley of New Rochelle was arraigned in Plattsburgh City Court Friday on felony charges of criminal sale of a prescription and misdemeanor counts of willful violation of health laws.