A story about some of the first pill mill raids and details of the high volume businesses some physicians were allegedly conducting - March 20, 2010
Analysis of state prescription data that showed
led the state in so-called Trinity or Trio – the popular prescription drug cocktail of Vicodin (hydrocodone); Alprazolam (Xanax) and carisoprodol (Soma) May 31, 2010 Harris County
A surprising look at just who died of accidental overdoses here in 2009 -- July 19, 2010. Middle aged women are the most common victims. http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/health/7114116.html
Houston has some of the highest rates of ER overdose visits among major metro areas for the prescription drugs alprazolam and hydrocodone -- August 7, 1010 U.S.
An overview of rogue pill mill physicians and related prosecutions - August 15, 2010
One of several stories about the state’s new pill mill registration law – Nov. 10, 2010 (So far only Louisiana, Florida and Texas have this law – Texas’ law took effect in September).
This story mined data from large medical examiners' offices to show how overdose deaths have also increased across
– Dec. 13, 2010 Texas