Ritalin

Nasreen Kader

L.I. Psychiatrist Accused Of Providing Illicit Anti-Anxiety, ADD Prescriptions

A Long Island psychiatrist was charged Tuesday with unlawfully selling prescriptions for Xanax, Ritalin and other controlled substances without any legitimate medical purpose.

09/23/2014

Prescription Drug Pill Bottles (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Colleges, Universities Crack Down On ‘Study Drugs’

When students return to school after summer break, they may find it a lot harder to get their hands on so-called “study drugs.”

06/25/2013

Sen. Schumer (file/credit: Getty Images)/Pill bottles (file/credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sen. Schumer Seeks Crackdown On ‘Academic Doping’

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.

06/16/2013

Marc Gumpert, 43, of Freeport is accused of robbing a Bellmore pharmacy. (Credit CBS 2)

Report: Druggist Fired On Fleeing Robber Following Pharmacy Holdup

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.

06/15/2013

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