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Rehab for ADD Medications On the Rise

When you think of drug rehab, you probably think of cocaine, heroine, or oxycotin. But some different drugs are sending an explosion of kids into treatment. We’re talking about prescriptions for ADD and ADHD. CBS4’s Cynthia Demos has the story.

CBS4–08/27/2012

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Unwanted Drugs? Let Cops, DEA Take Them Off Your Hands

Remember that Vicodin your doctor prescribed but you never finished? How about the oxycodone your aunt was taking when she came to visit but left behind. What do you do with it now? Cops and the DEA say they have a solution; turn it in, no questions asked.

CBS4–04/28/2012

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Smart Bottle Helps Patients Remember Prescriptions

New technology promises to help patients remember to take their prescription drugs and will warn patients, doctors, even caretakers if doses are missed.

CBS4–07/07/2011

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I-Team: Sex, Drugs and Counterfeits

One of the hottest medical crazes right now are cheap, prescription, “sex enhancing” drugs sold on-line, over the Internet. But experts say those same drugs could put your safety at risk.

CBS4–05/19/2011

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FDA Calls For Lower Dosages Of Acetaminophen

Some big changes are coming to some popular, and very powerful, prescription painkillers.

CBS4–01/13/2011

Florida's new program to inspect pain-management clinics has hung a help-wanted sign: It will pay doctors $100 an hour to go into clinics and help review patient records.

Former S. Florida State Senator To Lead Pill-Mill Fight

Attorney General-elect Pam Bondi has reached across party lines to name a Democrat who wanted her job to lead an anti-pill mill initiative.

CBS4–01/01/2011

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