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Dog-sitter charged with stealing from clients

The owner of a dog-sitting service has been charged with stealing prescription drugs from her clients' houses, and the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says they're looking for more victims.

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 03:17pm EDT

Tags: loudoun county, robbery, dog sitting

Va. Drug Take-Back Day event set for Saturday

Thursday - 10/24/2013, 11:01am EDT



Congressman: Alexis' drug may have had 'problem' side effect

Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis may have been taking a prescription drug with a potentially dangerous side effect, according to one lawmaker.

Friday - 09/20/2013, 10:57am EDT

Tags: john aaron, Jeff Miller, Aaron Alexis, navy yard, Navy Yard shooting, drugs,


Herbicides likely source of growing intersex fish problem (Video)

Ten years after the discovery of the first intersex fish in the Potomac River, leading researchers are closing in on the chemicals and sources producing fish with immature eggs in the sex organs of male smallmouth and largemouth bass. The research suggests the cause is not what researchers initially thought -- the flushing of prescription drugs.

Thursday - 06/06/2013, 08:23am EDT

Tags: Potomac River, Troubled Waters, intersex fish, USGS, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, Neal Augenstein, farming,


Man sentenced for selling non-FDA approved drugs

A 33-year-old man has been sentenced to five months in prison for selling misbranded, non-FDA approved prescription drugs.

Friday - 01/04/2013, 12:33am EST

Tags: Hyattsville, FDA,

Drug companies fight prescription drug disposal requirement

Brand-name and generic drug companies are fighting efforts to get them to pay for programs that provide a safe way to dispose of prescription drugs.

Tuesday - 12/11/2012, 07:29am EST

Tags: DEA, National Prescription Drug Take-Back day, Randi Martin

How to safely buy drugs online

There are good deals to be had online on everything from clothes, to books, to electronics. But when it comes to prescription drugs, it is definitely a case of buyer beware.

Sunday - 08/19/2012, 01:19pm EDT

Tags: online pharmacy, Consumer Reports

How to save money on prescription drugs

Janet Bodnar, Editor of Kiplinger Personal Finance

Thursday - 03/15/2012, 04:32pm EDT

Tags: saving at pharmacy, pharmacy