| Dec 8, 2011
| 4:47 PM
State health officials took the unusual step Thursday of suspending the authority of a Salisbury pain doctor to write prescriptions for opiates, narcotics and all other controlled dangerous substances commonly used to treat pain.
The officials said Dr....
| Dec 14, 2011
The state Board of Physicians Tuesday suspended the license of a Salisbury pain doctor, who the board said had not been using proper safeguards in prescribing opiates.
Separately, state health officials had suspended Dr. Brent R. Fox's authority to write...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 12:26 AM
I’m down here from New Mexico tending to the affairs of a relative who passed away. She has many bottles of prescription drugs and painkillers all over the house. I don’t want to just throw it in the trash or down the toilet, but everyone I&...
| Dec 30, 2011
| 7:37 AM
Just over a year ago, Russell Mikesell didn’t know how much more fight he had in him.
The 65-year-old Ellsworth resident lost his right lung to cancer in February of 2010. He underwent months of chemotherapy and thought he was on the road to...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 10:24 AM
- Allergy Medication
Whether you have seasonal allergies to pollen or environment allergies to pet dander and dust mites, it’s always a good idea to keep an over-the-counter allergy medication, like an antihistamine, in your medicine cabinet. ...
| May 22, 2012
| 1:57 PM
Al-Anon is a support group comprised of persons whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. It’s sole purpose is to help the families and friends of problem drinkers. For information in St. Joseph, LaPorte, Marshall and Starke...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 11:56 AM
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - New attorneys for a Kansas doctor and his wife convicted in a moneymaking conspiracy linked to 68 overdose deaths asked an appeals court to throw out their convictions, arguing their trial lawyers served as little more than...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 7:08 PM
Two months ago, a small number of doctors in Florida received an unsigned letter from CVS/pharmacy informing them that the company's pharmacists would no longer fill prescriptions they write for painkillers and other powerful, addictive drugs.
| Mar 14, 2012
| 8:02 AM
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Only 38 percent of the 16 million American women aged 15 to 25 who are sexually active were screened for chlamydia in the prior year, putting them at risk for chronic pain, life-threatening pregnancies and infertility, U.S. health...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 11:05 AM
Do you have housemaid's knee or jersey finger? Many common pain conditions have acquired colorful monikers.
Upsy-daisy! New moms lifting and holding their newborns numerous times a day may develop baby wrist, also known as de Quervain’...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Jurors got a closer look Friday at Phoenix, a pit bull set aflame in West Baltimore in 2009, in the retrial of the twin brothers accused of the crime.
Panel members looked ahead without reaction as they were shown images of the dog almost entirely...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Women spend longer in labor than they did 50 years ago, according to a new study from the National Institutes of Health.
The study of 140,000 deliveries said the main reason may be due to changes in delivery room practices.
The study, published online...