Hundreds of former players have filed a federal lawsuit claiming all 32 NFL teams, their doctors, trainers and medical staffs obtained and provided painkillers to players – often illegally.
Anti-addiction activists are calling for the Food and Drug Administration’s top official to step down, saying the agency’s policies have contributed to a national epidemic of prescription painkiller abuse.
Former Pro Bowl defender Marcellus Wiley is among a second wave of players joining a lawsuit accusing NFL teams of illegally dispensing painkillers and other drugs to keep players on the field without regard for their long-term health.
A group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit that the league illegally supplied them with risky painkillers that numbed their injuries and led to medical complications.
Police in Dallas had been investigating a pharmacy robbery, but it was tips from the public that ultimately helped them identify and locate the man believed to be responsible.
Dr. Crystal Foster talks about a dropped plan for doctors to receive pain drug training, a shortage on Excedrin, and a study that says artificial sweeteners can help with weight loss.
Did you know pharmacists have been sending the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) information on your prescriptions since 1982?
A British company is in advanced clinical trials on the world’s first pharmaceutical — a painkiller — developed from raw marijuana plants.