Archives for July 2010

Psychiatrist Peter Gleason disciplined in three states. Not Florida

Health News Florida Patient-protection watchdogs decided this case didn’t merit a bark; were they right? Carol Gentry, Editor July 16, 2010 In journalism, we write about things that happened, not about what didn’t happen. So I have been flummoxed in how to approach the subject of Peter Gleason, a psychiatrist who was disciplined in three […]

Prescription Pill-Popping By Far a Leading Killer as Florida’s Drug Deaths Spike 20%

FlaglerLive Prescription Pill-Popping By Far a Leading Killer as Florida’s Drug Deaths Spike 20% July 1, 2010 Oxycodone, the addictive prescription pain-killer also known by its Purdue Pharma brand name OxyContin, directly caused more deaths in Florida in 2009 than cocaine, heroin and morphine combined. Prescription drugs as a whole are killing far more Floridians […]