| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:38 PM
An Anderson nurse and her daughter were arrested Monday for insurance fraud and dealing drugs.
Police said Paula Bolt and Kelly Bolt were dealing pain killers, after getting them by filling out fake prescriptions and health insurance claims.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:36 PM
The federal Food and Drug Administration identified 89 medical facilities in Maryland that bought drugs from the Massachusetts manufacturer being investigated for a national fungal meningitis outbreak.
The facilities are among more than 3,000 in numerous...
| May 4, 2012
| 1:38 PM
Washington County CARES, in collaboration with Brook Lane and Otterbein United Methodist Church, will offer a program, "Caring for Older Individuals with Chronic Pain and Depression," from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, at Otterbein United Methodist...
| May 7, 2012
| 6:54 PM
In his first interview since his 40-year old son was found dead in his Long Island bedroom--retired, FDNY deputy chief Joseph DiBernardo told PIX 11 he wants his son's name included on the FDNY's "Wall of Heroes"--which honors those who died in the line...
| May 8, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Seven years ago, an 18-year-old La Crescenta man was prescribed Vicodin after a routine surgical procedure. The prescription was all it took for a blossoming painkiller addiction to comfortably settle in.
In 2009, when the pills became too expensive...
| May 21, 2012
| 2:00 PM
An estimated 3.5 million cancer patients around the globe are in severe pain from their disease, but many get no relief.
In poor countries the cost is considered too high for drugs like morphine when such opioids are often stolen, abused or not taken...
| May 11, 2012
| 6:18 AM
Addiction to legal prescription drugs has become a major public health issue across the United States.
This problem has been especially hard on Kentuckians, particularly those in the poorer parts of the state.
This addiction is leading to increased...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:45 AM
This year’s unusually mild winter and the early onset of warm temperatures means ticks have started stirring earlier this year and are waiting for a fresh, warm-blood meal.
And that puts outdoorsy people on edge – especially those that...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:29 AM
PETOSKEY — A new alternative for health treatments is available in Petoskey through Live Well Acupuncture and Massage.
Live Well is is now open and offering appointments at 444 E. Mitchell St., Petoskey, sharing quarters with Yoga Roots.
| May 26, 2012
| 1:24 PM
As part of a federal project aimed at better treating pain, the University of Maryland, Baltimore will begin revamping the way it teaches future doctors, dentists, nurses and pharmacists.
Pain affects approximately 100 million Americans and their...
| May 28, 2012
| 9:36 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study from Denmark, people who had taken aspirin, ibuprofen and related painkillers -- especially at high doses and for years at a time -- were less likely to get skin cancer, compared to those who rarely used those...