Danger: Don’t Drink Miracle Mineral Solution or Similar Products

    Image If you’re drinking “Miracle” or “Master” Mineral Solution or other sodium chlorite products, stop now. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has received many reports that these products, sold online as “treatments,” have made consumers sick. The FDA first warned consumers about the products in 2010. But they are still being promoted on social…

    Indictment: Counterfeit Oxycodone Pills Contained Fentanyl Instead

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Kansas  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, June 12, 2019 KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A federal indictment unsealed today in Kansas charges a Massachusetts man with distributing counterfeit oxycodone pills that contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Anthony Stokes, 32, South Deerfield, Ma., is charged with five counts…

    Justice Department Obtains $1.4 Billion from Reckitt Benckiser Group in Largest Recovery in a Case Concerning an Opioid Drug in United States History

    U.S. Department of Justice FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, July 11, 2019 Global consumer goods conglomerate Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB Group) has agreed to pay $1.4 billion to resolve its potential criminal and civil liability related to a federal investigation of the marketing of the opioid addiction treatment drug Suboxone. The resolution – the largest recovery by…

    Benton Pharmacist Sentenced for Theft of Drugs, Carrying Firearm in Kentucky and Idaho Under Domestic Violence Order

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeWestern District of Kentucky FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEThursday, July 20, 2019 PADUCAH, Ky. – United States District Court Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell sentenced Kyle W. Humphrey to two years imprisonment followed by three years of supervised release for stealing pre-retail prescription medications, mislabeling prescription medication in order to defraud or mislead, and…

    Georgia Man Pleads Guilty to Social Security and Wire Fraud

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeDistrict of Massachusetts FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, July 16, 2019 Defendant hired as cardiac surgical technologist after falsifying employment documents, work history, references BOSTON – A Georgia man pleaded guilty today in federal court in Springfield in connection with his submission of a fraudulent application for employment at a Western Massachusetts hospital. Fabrizio…

    “The Drug Llama” Pleads Guilty to Distributing Fentanyl on the Dark Web

    Department of JusticeU.S. Attorney’s OfficeSouthern District of Illinois FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEWednesday, July 17, 2019 The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois Prosecutes Dark Web Drug Distributor Earlier today, Brandon Arias pleaded guilty in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois to conspiring to distribute fentanyl throughout the United States via…

    FDA Warns About Stem Cell Therapies

    Español Researchers hope stem cells will one day be effective in the treatment of many medical conditions and diseases. But unproven stem cell treatments can be unsafe—so get all of the facts if you’re considering any treatment.  Stem cells have been called everything from cure-alls to miracle treatments. But don’t believe the hype. Some unscrupulous…

    Have You Given Blood Lately?

    Image Español Every day, hospitals throughout the United States transfuse blood or blood components, such as platelets, to save the lives of people who are in motor vehicle accidents, and victims of fires and other emergencies. Blood is also required for many people with life-threatening illnesses and others undergoing routine surgeries. According to the Centers…