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Parents of Rx Overdose Victims Plead for Change

By McCarton Ackerman

After hearing family testimonies, California lawmakers push for a database to identify doctors who overprescribe. MORE  

FDA Won't Require Painkiller Training for Docs

By McCarton Ackerman

Disregarding experts' advice, the FDA won't make special training in prescribing pain pills mandatory. MORE  

Pharmacists Fail to Track 'Scripts

By Carmela Kelly

Prescription drug monitoring programs are being widely ignored in many states, pharmacists tell The Fix. MORE  

California Doctor Arrested For Drug Trafficking

By Luke Walker

Alleged Santa Barbara "Dr. Feelgood" busted for widespread narcotics peddling. MORE  

Pennsylvania Poised to Step Up Rx Monitoring

By Jennifer Matesa

A bill to broaden digital tracking of prescribed drugs is on the agenda this week. MORE  

Pill-Happy NY Doc Denies Selling Scrips

By Jennifer Matesa

Dr. Stan Li wrote over 17,000 prescriptions in two and a half years at his Queens clinic—most of them for opioid painkillers. MORE  

California Cuts Pill-Tracking Program

By Luke Walker

California's fiscal crisis axes a plan to monitor scrip histories and prevent doctor-shopping. MORE  

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