No Charges Filed In Overdose Death Of PrincePrince died from an accidental overdose of the opioid fentanyl in April 2016.
Opioids No Better Than Over-The-Counter Pain Meds, Study FindsIn patients with stubborn back aches or hip or knee arthritis, opioids worked no better than over-the-counter drugs or other nonopioids at reducing problems with walking or sleeping.
Nursing Assistant Accused Of Taking Morphine From Hospice PatientA nursing assistant in Windsor has been accused of stealing painkillers from a patient.
Hickenlooper, HHS Chief Discuss Prescription Drug AbuseA federal health official is visiting Colorado to highlight the problem of prescription drug abuse and to praise the state for addressing the issue.
'Involuntary Intoxication' Could Set Man Accused Of Shooting Wife FreeDrug usage will play a big role in the defense of a man accused of killing his wife.
Poll: Majority Of Chronic Pain Sufferers Feel Treated Like 'Drug Addicts' By PharmacistsThe majority of people who suffer from chronic pain feel they are treated like drug addicts during their pharmacy visits, and nearly one-third of pain sufferers showed concern they are being embarrassed by their healthcare provider.
U.S. Attorney For Colorado: 'Epidemic' Abuse Of Prescription DrugsThe U.S. Attorney for Colorado has called the abuse of prescription drugs an "epidemic."
Wheat Ridge Doctor Pleads Guilty To Illegally Prescribing Pain KillersA doctor in Wheat Ridge has pleaded guilty to illegally prescribing pain killers.
ER Doctors To Crack Down On Prescribing PainkillersEmergency room doctors in the Denver metro area are cracking down on how they disperse prescription painkillers.
2 Doctors Accused In Deaths Ask For Hearing ChangeTwo doctors accused in four deaths due to the overprescribing of painkillers are asking a federal judge to move their next court hearings from Grand Junction to Denver because it would be more convenient.
Second Doctor Arrested In Painkiller CaseA second doctor accused of overprescribing painkillers that led to the deaths of four patients in Colorado has been arrested in Florida.
Western Slope Doctors Indicted On Drug ChargesA Western Slope doctor is in federal custody and another is wanted after they were indicted on charges they overprescribed painkillers to patients, leading to the deaths of four people.