A Long Island psychiatrist was charged Tuesday with unlawfully selling prescriptions for Xanax, Ritalin and other controlled substances without any legitimate medical purpose.
When students return to school after summer break, they may find it a lot harder to get their hands on so-called “study drugs.”
Sen. Charles Schumer, speaking from his Midtown office on Sunday, said up to 35 percent of all college kids report using stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin as a study tool.
A druggist who bought a gun after getting spooked by a string of bloody pharmacy robberies on Long Island fired a shot at a fleeing bandit during yet another medication heist.
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.