Lisa Pliner

Trial Begins For Mass. Doctor Charged In Drug CaseA former doctor was alternately portrayed as a reckless prescriber of powerful, addictive drugs and a compassionate caregiver who tried to help people suffering from chronic pain, as his federal trial began Tuesday.
Former Needham Doctor, Nurse Indicted In 6 DeathsA former Needham doctor and his nurse practitioner have been indicted by federal prosecutors for prescribing dangerous medication for a profit that allegedly led to the deaths of six patients.