McKesson To Pay $150M For Failure To Report Suspicious Orders of OpioidsMcKesson Corp. has agreed to pay $150 million to settle allegations that the drug wholesaler failed to detect and report pharmacies' suspicious orders of prescription pain pills.
San Francisco Doctors Write Prescriptions For 'Park Time' Rather Than PillsFeeling blue? Take a walk in the park. Got a chronic illness? Again, take a walk in the park. Overweight? You guessed it -- take a walk in the park.
Five Albany Middle School Students Rushed To Hospital After Ingesting PillsFive students at Albany Middle School were hospitalized after apparently taking pills Wednesday morning.
Pacifica Lawyer Accused Of Passing Drugs To Inmate Faces Theft TrialA Pacifica attorney accused of bringing pills to a jail inmate has been released, but is set to stand trial on separate theft charges next month, the San Mateo County District Attorney’s Office said Friday.
ConsumerWatch: Palo Alto Startup Prevents Waste Of Medications Sirum, run by volunteers and Stanford University Students, created an online system that allows health facilities to donate unused medication to county operated pharmacies.
Bay Area Mom One Of Many Concerned About New Powerful Painkiller The new painkiller, which is a pure version of the drug that’s in Vicodin, could hit the market next year.