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Medications

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Hospital Pharmacy Tech Charged With Stealing Oxycodone Meant For Patients

A former pharmacy technician at Jefferson Memorial hospital is charged with stealing prescription painkillers meant for patients, which she allegedly swapped for other medications.

KDKA-TV–01/08/2013

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Adverse Medication Reactions Send Thousands To Hospital

A new study from the Centers for Disease Control finds that each year nearly 100,000 adults older than 65 end up in the emergency room because of the wrong combination or dose of their medications.

11/23/2011