Three men including Eltingville doctor busted as major oxycodone suppliers – SILive.com

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — An Eltingville doctor has been charged in connection to a multi-million dollar opioid distribution ring, authorities announced Thursday

Dr. David Taylor, Vito Gallicchio, and Daniel Garcia worked together from January 2012 through at least June of this year to illegally distribute millions of dollars worth of pain medication, according to a media release from the Justice Department.

DEA Special Agent (more…)

Viewpoint: Hiding Behind Bad Science and the Opioid Crisis – LWW Journals

Mosley, Mark MD

doi: 10.1097/01.EEM.0000520591.88836.0b

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Dr. Mosley is the director of quality improvement, the medical director for residency education, and the director of operations management at Wesley Emergency Center in Wichita, KS.

We hear about the “opioid crisis” from media outlets, politicians, medical journals, and even conversations in the public square every day. We react with immediate alarm, and rush to begin national and (more…)

State: Doctor violated prescription rule – Cherry Hill Courier Post

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Here’s the latest for Wednesday, May 24th: President Trump meets Pope Francis; Britain’s terror threat level critical; Possible tornado wrecks fire station in North Carolina; Central Washington wildfire forces evacuations. AP

TRENTON – An Evesham psychiatrist is accused of improperly prescribing “tens of thousands of dosage units of opioids,” state authorities said Wednesday.

Dr. Joel B. Glass, whose medical license has been suspended, (more…)