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Blue Cross Combatting Opiate Addiction By Lowering Prescription Counts

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is battling back against a growing concern with opiate abuse.

04/08/2014

Patrick Kennedy (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Patrick Kennedy Promotes Mental Health In Boston

Patrick Kennedy, one of the nation’s leading advocates for better treatment of the mentally ill, was in Boston Thursday, sharing his own struggle with bipolar disorder and addiction.

04/03/2014

Drugs stolen from Hyannis pharmacy. (Photo from Barnstable PD)

Cape Cod Man Arrested In Theft Of 18,000 Pills From Pharmacy

The pills, which have a street value of $500,000, were allegedly stolen from a Hyannis pharmacy during a major winter storm earlier this month.

02/28/2013

Michael Todd of Coheed and Cambria walks into court Monday.

Police: Rocker Robbed Attleboro Pharmacy Hours Before Show At Comcast Center

The bassist for national rock band Coheed and Cambria is behind bars, accused of holding up an Attleboro pharmacy Sunday afternoon.

07/11/2011

Pain Killer

Looking At The Law: OxyContin

WBZ’s Neil Chayet takes case against this addictive drug.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/21/2011

State cracks down on prescription drug abuse

State health officials have approved a plan to crack down on drug addicts who go from doctor to doctor trying to get prescription medications.

08/12/2010

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