Doctor, Employees Charged in Pill Mill InvestigationA South Florida doctor and more than half a dozen employees of a pain clinic group were arrested for racketeering, conspiracy to commit racketeering and eight counts of manslaughter, following a five year investigation.
BSO Deputy Charged With Stealing Drugs Bonds Out Suspended Broward Sheriff Deputy Eduardo Mesa bonded out of jail Thursday evening.
Eye Vitamins Could Better Vision In The Long RunMore than half of all Americans take some type of a daily vitamin or nutritional supplement, even though recent research says a multivitamin has little if any long term health benefit.
"Study Drugs" Dangers On The Rise At Florida SchoolsThe desire for success has driven some college students to the hospital. Many of them have taken prescription drugs to get better grades. They are referred to as “study drugs” and are easy to get and easy to abuse.
Focus on South Florida: Molly MadnessWe follow up Michele Gillen’s CBS4 investigation into a drug that parents might have heard their kids talking about, but not realize what it was. And with kids hearing music stars rave about it, the drug, “Molly,” has become tragically alluring.
Wealthy SoBe Hotelier & Lohan Pal Busted For Drugs At FLL A multimillionaire South Beach hotelier and close friend of Lindsay Lohan was arrested at Fort Lauderdale Hollywood International Airport on Tuesday.
Downtown Miami Ready To Feel The Boom Of Ultra Mega-stages, fences, and lots of water stations are being setup in Downtown Miami as the countdown to Ultra Music Festival is underway.
Fort Lauderdale Holds Medication Take Back EventThe City of Fort Lauderdale wants your left over medication so it doesn't end up in someone else’s hands.
Risk Of Glass Particles In Generic Lipitor Prompts FDA RecallRanbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. is recalling more than 40 lots of atorvastatin pills -- the generic version of the popular statin Lipitor -- over possible glass contamination.
So-Called "Viagra For The Brain" Used To Provide Extra Energy BoostA narcolepsy drug, dubbed the “Viagra for the brain”, is being used by some people to increase their brain function.
Read The Fine Print: Drugs and Hair LossIt is a well-known fact that chemotherapy can cause people to lose their hair. But what if your anti-depressant or blood pressure medication caused you to shed your luscious locks? CBS4’s Cynthia Demos looks at the links between common medications and hair loss.
Gov. Scott: Florida No Longer Pill Mill HavenWith 213 pill mills shut down by Florida law enforcement agencies in the past year, Gov. Rick Scott said Wednesday that law enforcement agencies are making huge inroads on stopping the folks who illegally sell prescription drugs.