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Feds investigating CVS over alleged missing drugs

MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating CVS over tens of thousands of prescription pain killers that they say have gone missing from four of the company’s California pharmacies, a newspaper reported. Roughly 37,000 […]


FDA approves more powerful, pure hydrocodone drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a stronger, single-ingredient version of the painkiller hydrocodone, the widely-abused prescription medicine for chronic pain. The agency said it approved the pill Zohydro for patients […]


LA-area doctor indicted for illegal prescriptions

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California doctor has been indicted on charges he allegedly wrote more than 1,200 prescriptions for powerful painkillers after a federal order revoked his authority to prescribe the drugs. […]



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