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Fentanly seizures in Eastern Washington have increased nearly 200% this year, federal law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Pills are being sold on Spokane's streets with lethal dosages of the synthetic opioid that follow prescription painkillers and heroin as the next major, dangerous obstacle in the nation's effort to reduce overdose deaths.
Jeremy Logan spoke to national news media outlet Huffington Post this week, linking his own experience with law enforcement in Spokane on Sunday with other stories that have emerged nationwide alleging peaceful protesters have been taken into custody. His arrest occurred before a Sunday afternoon event protesting the shooting of Jacob Blake by law enforcement in Wisconsin. Spokane County Sheriff's Cpl. Mark Gregory said Friday that Logan was arrested by members of the office wearing badges, pursuant to a warrant issued in Douglas County for his arrest in November 2013.
More than a third of Americans say health care is the single most important issue going into November’s election.
The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted supply chains, making it harder for shoppers to find meat, cleaning supplies and toilet paper on the shelves of local stores. But the disease – and the restrictions put in place to slow its spread – has also reduced the availability of illicit drugs, some medical and law enforcement professionals believe.
Doctors are reporting success with newer drugs that control certain types of cancer better, reduce the risk it will come back and make treatment simpler and easier to bear.
Spokane police officers arrested a suspected drug dealer Wednesday, about two months after he was arrested for selling heroin and meth.
I was taking Detrol for an overactive bladder, a PPI heartburn medicine and an antihistamine for allergies. During the time I was taking all three, I read about the connection between anticholinergic drugs and dementia.
The unanimous panel ruled that federal agents did not provide proper warning before arresting a man returning from a Canadian music festival at the border in August 2017. The case could have implications for how federal law enforcement officers work with local authorities in policing the U.S.-Canada border.
My daughter, 33, who lives in Los Angeles, has epilepsy. She has stayed seizure-free with Keppra. However, her health insurance will no longer pay for it, and it costs nearly $2,000 a month.
Secrecy surrounding executions could hinder efforts by a group of medical professionals who are asking the nation’s death penalty states for medications used in lethal injections so that they can go to coronavirus patients who are on ventilators, according to a death penalty expert and a doctor who’s behind the request.
Natalia S. Hensz, 23, is being held in Spokane County Jail on a $101,000 cash bond, according to jail records.
Two experimental drugs failed to prevent or slow mental decline in a study of people who are virtually destined to develop Alzheimer’s disease at a relatively young age because they inherited rare gene flaws.
Authorities say two men caught speeding down Interstate 10 in Florida’s Panhandle were carrying a package marked “Bag Full of Drugs.”
Troopers aren’t sure why the suspect’s father showed up in the field where they ended the pursuit.
California could become the first state with its own prescription drug label under a proposal that Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Thursday in a bid to lower prices by increasing competition in the generic market.
I have no confidence that any generic drug actually contains its active ingredient in the right amount and is not contaminated. I recently had bronchitis and took the generic antibiotic doxycycline. It had no effect.
Harley M. James and Joseph S. Williams, both 27, face multiple charges, including possession of drugs and fleeing the scene of an accident, after the crash just before noon at East Fifth Avenue and South Ray Street, according to police.
The chairman of the powerful Senate Banking Committee said this week he’d like to see several changes to a bill allowing banks and cannabis companies to work together without fear of federal reprisals.
The Seahawks have suffered their second loss of a player this week for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
The Trump administration, eager to show progress on prescription drug costs, on Wednesday moved forward with its plan to allow Americans to safely and legally get access to lower-priced medicines from abroad.