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  • O.C. pain doctor caused deaths of three patients, authorities allege

    O.C. pain doctor caused deaths of three patients, authorities allege
    An Orange County pain doctor caused the deaths of three patients by negligently prescribing them powerful narcotics, state medical authorities said in a complaint made public Friday. The Medical Board of California is seeking to suspend or revoke the...
  • Legal drugs, deadly outcomes

    Legal drugs, deadly outcomes
    Terry Smith collapsed face-down in a pool of his own vomit. Lynn Blunt snored loudly as her lungs slowly filled with fluid. Summer Ann Burdette was midway through a pear when she stopped breathing. Larry Carmichael knocked over a lamp as he fell...
  • Deaths linked to doctor accused of recklessly prescribing painkillers

    Deaths linked to doctor accused of recklessly prescribing painkillers
    As California's top prescriber of narcotic painkillers and other commonly abused drugs, Dr. Nazar Al Bussam made hundreds of thousands of dollars feeding the addictions of strung-out patients who packed into his offices in Downey and Los Angeles,...
  • Bill would outlaw mug shot publishing websites in California

    Bill would outlaw mug shot publishing websites in California
    California could become the next state to restrict the publishing of jail booking photos by websites for commercial purposes. State Sen. Jerry Hill (D-San Mateo) on Friday introduced legislation that would outlaw websites that publish mug shots and...
  • Will Philip Seymour Hoffman's death be a wake-up call?

     Will Philip Seymour Hoffman's death be a wake-up call?
    The death of Philip Seymour Hoffman last week, apparently of a heroin overdose, says a lot about the epidemic of opiate abuse gripping the United States. That epidemic, which I've spent the last year researching for a forthcoming book, is rooted in a...
  • Portable drug test a new addition at New Year's DUI checkpoints

    Portable drug test a new addition at New Year's DUI checkpoints
    The upcoming New Year’s crackdown on drunken driving will include a new test for many people who are pulled over — an oral swab that checks for marijuana, cocaine and other drugs. The voluntary swabbing has been used just 50 times this year....
  • Review: 'Arrested Development' makes a joyous return

    Review: 'Arrested Development' makes a joyous return
    At one minute past midnight, Sunday, May 26, the 15 episodes of “Arrested Development,” season 4 dropped, all at once, upon the battlefield of popular culture. If nothing else, this brings an end to all those articles wondering what the series...