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China Arrests 1,300 People For Selling Fake Drugs

By McCarton Ackerman

The practice of selling bogus drugs has reached epidemic proportions in recent years. MORE  

Brooklyn Cracks Down on Smuggled Cigs

By Nina Puro

Despite worrying reports on Chinese knock-offs, Brooklyn smokers still like 'em cheap, no questions asked. MORE  

Woman Dials 911 on Her Own Meth Deal

By Sarah Beller

A dealer sells salt instead of meth and calls police when her customers demand a refund. MORE  

Fake Adderall Flooding Internet, Warns FDA

By Valerie Tejeda

Websites are peddling harmful fake versions of the ADHD drug, as demand rises. MORE  

Hard Times for Fake Viagra Peddlers

By Valerie Tejeda

Cops arrest a gang for importing vast quantities of counterfeit drugs from Asia to Europe. MORE  

China Cracks Down on Counterfeit Drugs

By Ariel Nagi

Several scandals over fake meds have rocked the Chinese pharmaceutical industry, which is a major supplier to the US. MORE  

Busting Drug Bootleggers Goes High-Tech in India

By Ariel Nagi

The black market in counterfeit pills is making a killing in the Third World—literally. Now Indian pharmas are upgrading to pricey package security. But is it too pricey?  MORE  

The Quick Fix: A Real-Time Round-Up of Today's News

By Dirk Hanson

Counterfeit Drugs, New Labels for Tylenol, and the Link Between Cocaine and Cigarettes. MORE  

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The actor's death has triggered dozens of states to enact naloxone programs and Good Samaritan laws.

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Divorced or Separated Women Report Higher Stress and More Drug Use Than Men

Women who had ended their marriages reported higher levels of drug and alcohol use as a means to relieve stress.

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Banned Drugs Still Found in Weight-Loss Supplements

A new study shows that banned drugs and even anabolic steroids are still found in dietary supplements and sexual enhancement aids.

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Insurance Companies Will Only Pay for Expensive Hep C Drugs If Patients Are Really Sick

Insurance companies don't seem to care about stopping hepatitis C in the early stages and preventing patients from developing permanent liver damage.

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