It was the winter of our discontent, 2009. A season of bank failures, massive layoffs and $5-a-gallon gasoline. Finally, a fractured country could at least agree on one thing: This had to change. So President Barack Obama set out to deactivate the next bomb awaiting the U.S. economy, the one tic ... More >>
The Feds and local authorities this week rounded up 98 people involved in the trafficking of prescription drugs like oxycodone, including two doctors and a nurse. Law enforcement officers executed dozens of search warrants, and sued a Brooklyn pharmacist to bar him from dispensing the highly addicti ... More >>
If you live on Long Island, there's a pretty good chance that you absolutely love drugs -- and we're not talking about weed, we're talking about real drugs like heroin, Oxycontin, and other opiates.In response to last year's "Father's Day Pharmacy Massacre" -- during which a pill junky murdered four ... More >>
We're suffering from a severe case of the "blahs" today, and it's not because it's Monday -- it's because we just spent the last 30 minutes reading prescription drug horror stories on New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's website.Schneiderman's on a quest to reduce prescription drug abuse ... More >>
If there's one things Staten Islanders love, it's prescription drugs. If there's another thing Staten Islanders love, it's prescription drugs!That's according to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who says the prescription drug abuse problem -- particularly with pain killers like hydroc ... More >>
Stress abounds in the life of a documentary filmmaker, especially when the work involves gritty subjects like police brutality, globalization in Nicaragua, and the 1992 L.A. riots. Award winning director Liz Canner is proud to call those documentaries her own, but when the topics left her ree ... More >>
A toast to sobriety
Heath Ledger accidently overdosed on a toxic combination of prescription drugs that included versions of OxyContin, Valium, Xanax, sleeping pills and ibuprofen, the New York City Medical Examiner said early Wednesday morning. "Mr. Heath Ledger died as the result of acute intoxication by the combine ... More >>
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