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Texas Pharmacist Gets 5 Years In Pill Mill Scam

A North Texas pharmacist has been sentenced to five years in prison in a scam in which homeless people were recruited as patients and then drugs were resold.

07/15/2014

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Pharmacy Mistakes: What You Can Do To Save Your Life

The CBS 11 I-Team has been digging into the mistakes made every year at your neighborhood pharmacies. After a recent investigation pharmacists reached out to the I-Team to explain some things and to tell patients the one thing they can do to help save their life.

CBS 11–02/28/2014

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Dallas Pharmacist Credits Education With The Ability To Help Save Lives

When a child comes into the emergency room at Children’s Medical Center, Eddie Mercado is part of the trauma team that is responsible for making sure the right medications are administered to the child.

12/30/2013

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FDA Wants Limits On Most Prescribed Painkiller

The Food and Drug Administration is recommending new restrictions on prescription medicines containing hydrocodone, the highly addictive painkiller that has grown into the most widely prescribed drug in the U.S.

10/24/2013

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Pharmacy Director Shares Prescription For Finding The Right Job In Dallas

Going back to school to get a master’s degree after earning a doctorate can be the key to finding fulfillment.

09/30/2013

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PD Searching For Armed Man Who Robbed Pharmacy

Police in Lewisville are asking for help identifying a man who robbed a pharmacy earlier this week. The suspect pulled a handgun and robber a worker at a CVS Pharmacy.

CBSDFW.COM–08/16/2013

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Vaccine Flying Off Pharmacy Shelves As Flu Cases Up

Dallas County Health officials say flu cases are up 40 percent since October. The bump in cases has come earlier than usual in the flu season and has pharmacists working hard to keep flu antivirals in stock.

12/19/2012

New England Compounding Center, shown on October 5, 2012. The pharmacy is currently being investigated for producing a contaminated steroid shot that included the meningitis fungus. (credit: Getty Images)

A Closer Look At Compounding Pharmacies

A deadly meningitis outbreak linked to steroid shots has grown. The multi state outbreak shines a spotlight on compounding pharmacies. What are they and are they safe?

CBS 11–10/08/2012

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Major Prescription Drug Shortages Frustrate Patients, Pharmacies

A growing number of prescription medications are in short supply and area patients are becoming frustrated shopping around, trying to find what they need.

CBSDFW.COM–05/09/2011