A physician for 34 years, Dr. Schiller Desgrottes was charged Wednesday with the illegal sale of more than 200 prescriptions for 41,000 oxycodone pills.
Just one day before the Legislative session ends, New York lawmakers struck a deal with Cuomo on a series of bills that take aim at the growing heroin crisis.
Parents packed an Allendale, N.J. auditorium to hear an eye-opening warning from a former drug enforcement agent about heroin, prescription drugs, and their children.
Hundreds of prescription medications have been removed from cabinets as people brought their unused pills to St. John’s university.
A New York doctor admitted in federal court in New Jersey on Thursday that he wrote illegal prescriptions for oxycodone.
Witnesses testified that prescription painkiller abuse has become a major multimillion dollar drug epidemic in the city.
As they age, Baby Boomers are using drugs in record numbers. Some five percent of the 78 million Boomers admit to abusing drugs – and experts are calling it a booming addiction.