The outage frustrated some doctors, who use the system to check whether patients seeking pain pills like OxyContin have already gotten prescriptions from other physicians.
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.
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.
Teenagers getting behind the wheel of a car for the first time used to be one of the biggest causes of concern for parents, but now experts say there may be bigger threats to a teen’s safety.
New Yorkers had a chance to safely get rid of prescription drugs they didn’t want or need at drop-off locations across the state on Saturday.
District Attorney Thomas Spota said Matthew DelPesce managed to get ahold of oxycodone and other drugs from five pharmacies in April and May.
The alleged scheme involved high-priced prescription drugs typically used to treat HIV, asthma, and schizophrenia, authorities said.
Schumer was joined by New York doctors on Sunday to call for a nationwide plan to combat the trend of babies being born addicted to prescription drugs or other opiates.
Jonathan J. Einhorn, attorney for Amed Villa, said Villa will plead not guilty when he is arraigned Thursday in U.S. District Court in New Haven.
Studies show that 4.5 million American children above the age of 12 have abused prescription drugs, WCBS 880 Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.
New Jersey’s new attorney general is reorganizing the enforcement arm of the state’s Division of Consumer Affairs to crack down on crimes involving prescription drugs.
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.
The Food and Drug Administration has released a warning about a potential mix-up involving powerful prescription pills.
Dr. Frank Telang was arrested at his home in Port Jefferson Station at 8:15 a.m., according to federal authorities.
A former Hasbrouck Heights police officer has been charged in the case of a Wood-Ridge man who was found stabbed to death on Sunday.