Controlled Substance

Saturday claims 7 overdose deaths in Cleveland

Saturday claims 7 overdose deaths in Cleveland

By Mike Priesing Heroin and its wave of destruction claims 7 overdose deaths on Saturday, warnings by authorities in the area have been issued regarding the lethal drugs on the…

Contempt prior to authorization

Contempt prior to authorization

Insurance Rules Can Hamper Recovery From Opioid Addiction By Jake Harper, Side Effects Public Media Twice a day, Angela and Nate Turner of Greenwood, Ind., put tiny strips that look…

Dana Point Pursues suit against sober living facilities

Dana Point Pursues suit against sober living facilities

Dana Point pursues suit against sober living facilities. By Mike Priesing In in a recent article by the Dana Point Times, two facilities are under fire for operating as a…

As Controlled Substance Use Rises in Medicare, Prolific Prescribers Face More Scrutiny

As Controlled Substance Use Rises in Medicare, Prolific Prescribers Face More Scrutiny

by Charles Ornstein and Ryann Grochowski Jones ProPublica, Dec. 15, 2014, 1 p.m. Despite a national crackdown on prescription drug abuse, doctors churned out an ever-larger number of…