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Heroin Addiction Increasingly Becoming A Young, White, Midwest Issue

The face of heroin abuse in America is increasingly being seen among white teenagers and young adults from the Midwest.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/04/2015

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Doctor Pleads Guilty In Plot To Sell Thousands Of Painkillers

Dr. Mohammad Batayneh pleaded guilty in a scheme to distribute more than 300,000 doses of oxycodone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/11/2015

Outside Dr. Basil Qandil's Hamtramck medical facility. (credit: WWJ/Stephanie Davis)

Metro Detroit Doctor Convicted Of 34 Crimes In Drug, Fraud Probe

A Detroit-area doctor who would see more than 100 patients a day at his Hamtramck clinic has been convicted of 34 crimes, from fraud to illegal drug distribution.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2014

Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.

03/12/2014

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Bloomfield Hills Dentist To Pay $125K In Drug Probe

The government says the deal doesn’t protect Marc Kamp from a criminal probe.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/17/2013

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Kmart Settles Drug Billing Charges For $2.55M

Federal prosecutors in say that the Kmart has agreed to pay $2.55 million to settle complaints that it overbilled government health programs when it partially filled drug prescriptions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/21/2013

A St. Clair Shores man was arrested after he was pulled over in Ohio with 17,260 dosage units of prescriptions pills, worth approximately $338,000. (Credit: Ohio State Highway Patrol)

Saint Clair Shores Man Convicted On Drug Charges In Ohio

A Michigan man arrested after authorities found about 17,000 prescription pills in his vehicle has been convicted on drug charges in southwest Ohio.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/19/2013

Persons of interest as seen on Meijer security footage. (Courtesy of Royal Oak police)

$20K In Prescription Drugs Stolen In Royal Oak

Police are looking for a pair of robbers and a van loaded with drugs.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/03/2013

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Tighter Pharmacy Rules Planned After Mich. Deaths

A measure would require pharmacies to undergo regular inspections and criminal background checks.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/19/2013

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Eminem Opens Up About Prescription Drug Addiction

“Had I have gotten to the hospital about two hours later, I would’ve died,” the rapper says in an interview.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/01/2013

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