Got Friends? New Research Shows They Could Be Powerful PainkillersDo you have a large circle of friends? If so, new research out of England shows they could be powerful painkillers.
A Close Friends Says Prince Lived In Constant PainSheila E. says "he was in pain all the time, but he was a performer."
LA Doctor Convicted In Overdose Deaths Of 3 PatientsDr. Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng was convicted of murder on Friday in a landmark case for killing three patients who overdosed on what a prosecutor called "crazy, outrageous amounts" of painkillers she prescribed.
Doctor Allegedly Prescribed Drugs After Examining Dog X-RayLos Angeles County authorities have arrested a doctor they say wrote prescriptions for painkillers and other drugs to an undercover agent who showed him an X-ray of a dog.
Doctor Accused Of Illegally Prescribing Painkillers Withdraws Guilty PleaA California doctor has withdrawn his guilty plea to illegally prescribing painkillers after alleging he was poorly advised by his previous attorney.
Prescription Drug-Related Deaths Continue To Rise In San Diego CountySan Diego County has seen a nearly 22 percent increase in the number of deaths linked to prescription drug abuse in the last five years, according to a county report.
OC Doc Pleads Guilty To Prescribing Pain Meds For Cash At Starbucks StoresAn Orange County doctor has agreed to plead guilty to charges of illegally prescribing drugs to his patients at nightly meetings in Starbucks stores.
Feds Search Calif. Doctor's Office In Painkiller ProbeFederal authorities have searched the office of a doctor suspected of prescribing Vicodin and other painkillers to patients who had no medical need for them.
New Details Emerge In Sage Stallone's DeathNew details have emerged in the death of Sage Stallone suggesting use of pain killers following dental work may have led to an accidental overdose.
Feds: OC Doctor Met Patients At Starbucks, Prescribed Vicodin For CashA Mission Viejo doctor is in federal custody on charges of illegally prescribing Vicodin and other painkillers to patients in exchange for cash payments.
Downtown LA Doctors, 8 Others Busted For Alleged Oxycontin Trafficking Federal prosecutors say a pair of Southland doctors is among ten people that illegally distributed millions of doses of the popular painkillers.
FDA To Limit Key Ingredient In Prescription PainkillersFederal health regulators are limiting a key ingredient found in Vicodin, Percocet and other prescription painkillers that have been linked to thousands of cases of liver damage each year.
Feds: LA-Area Doctor Gave Drugs To Non-PatientsAuthorities say a Los Angeles-area doctor has been arrested on suspicion of conspiring with two employees to give powerful painkillers to people he did not examine.
Anna Nicole Smith's Psychiatrist Testifies About Her Drug UseA hospital psychiatrist testified Friday that medication given to Anna Nicole Smith by a doctor now on trial was "overkill" for the kind of pain she was describing.