Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
A new opioid painkiller with five to ten times the power of Vicodin has ER doctors worried about a disastrous spike in overdoses and deaths.
An Encino doctor has been charged with prescribing and selling narcotic drugs without a legitimate reason, according to a grand jury indictment unsealed Friday.
Angelenos are being urged to dispose of potentially dangerous, expired, and unwanted prescriptions during Saturday’s National Drug Take Back Day.
Authorities are encouraging Southern California residents to rid their homes of potentially dangerous prescription drugs that are expired or that they no longer need.
An elite unit of the Los Angeles Police Department can tell if someone is under the influence of prescription or illegal drugs without ever having to wait for lab results.
Statistics show that prescription drug abuse is such a problem in L.A. County that drug overdose is now the third leading cause of injury-related deaths.
Police agencies throughout Riverside County will be accepting expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs Saturday as part of National Pharmaceutical Take-Back Day.
An attorney representing a Laguna Woods woman accused in the assisted suicide of a World War II veteran says his client had no idea the man wanted to die.
Eight middle school students were rushed to the hospital Monday after they ingested a dangerous prescription medication.
April Rovero wants to know how her son’s doctor sleeps at night.
A Rowland Heights doctor has been charged with second-degree murder after three of her patients died from prescription drug overdoses.
If you’re like nearly half of all Americans, you have likely put off going to the doctor or picking up your prescription in order to save some money.
Saturday marks National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day and many sheriff and police stations throughout the Southland are offering people the chance to clear out their cabinets of all unused or expired prescription drugs.
Mitch Mustain, who is expected to participate in the NFL draft this year, is free on bail after allegedly trying to sell amphetamines to an undercover officer.