prescription drugs


Report: Record Number Of Americans Skipping Doctor, Meds To Save Cash

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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/27/2011

DEA Hosts National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day

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.


Quarterback Mitch Mustain looks on during a spring practice game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on April 19, 2008. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

No Charges For Ex-USC QB In Prescription Drugs Bust

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.


Rite Aid

Rite Aid Wins Wrongful Rx Suit

The drugstore chain won the malpractice case Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/03/2011

Quarterback Mitch Mustain #16 of the USC Trojans looks on during the spring practice game at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. (credit:Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Former USC Backup QB Arrested

Former USC backup quarterback Mitch Mustain was arrested for reportedly selling prescription drugs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/02/2011

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Lawyers Want No Prison Time In Anna Nicole Smith Case

Prosecutors are urging a judge to forgo prison terms and sentence Anna Nicole Smith’s psychiatrist and lawyer-boyfriend to felony probation, community service and fines.


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Final Arguments In Anna Nicole Trial Get Underway

Attorneys in the Anna Nicole Smith drug conspiracy trial are set with final arguments aimed at swaying jurors who will deliberate on an array of charges against two doctors and the deceased model’s former boyfriend.


Drugs, Medication

Unused, Expired Prescriptions Turned In

Prescription drugs and medications of all types were surrendered safely in Saturday’s nationwide “Take-Back” initiative.


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Doctor: 1,500 Pills Don’t Prove Smith Was Addicted

A pain management doctor says Anna Nicole Smith was not a prescription drug addict and rebuffed a prosecutor’s suggestion that prescriptions for 1,500 pills in one month don’t prove addiction.



Jurors See ‘Healthy’ Photos Of Anna Nicole Smith In Court

A Los Angeles jury has seen a dazzling slide show of Anna Nicole Smith appearing healthy and involved with her baby during three months when a prosecution witness claimed she was drugged and barely able to function.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/14/2010

Doctor Dollars

State Moves to Strip LA Doctor of License

Facing links to at least three overdoses and a federal probe , Dr. Lisa Tseng has gotten the attention of California attorney general Jerry Brown.


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Feds Ban Drug Prescriptions by LA Doctor

Officials say a Southland physician wrote more than 27,000 prescriptions for controlled substances over three years — an average of 25 a day.