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DEA Launches Investigation Over Missing Rx Pills at Calif. CVS Stores

Federal officials are investigating the disappearance of about 37,000 hydrocodone tablets from four CVS locations in Dixon, Fairfield, Modesto and Turlock. CVS faces more than 2,900 potential violations of the law and a fine of up to $29 million. Capital Public Radio’s “KXJZ News” et al.
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With the rise of prescription drug use in our own back yard this article was a bit unsettling. Something to think about. Also, if you are someone you know needs help we have variety of resources to get them the assistance they need.

Many people have out of date prescriptions or excess medications laying around the home. These are not safe if gotten into the wrong hands. I can help. We collect any and all medications in our community and with the assistance of the local law enforcement have it properly disposed of in an environmentally safe manner.
Yours for Better Health, Dr. Shapero


Medicare Inspector General: One Third of Skilled Nursing Patients Harmed in Treatment

A study by Medicare’s inspector general of skilled nursing facilities says nearly 22,000 patients were injured and more than 1,500 died in a single month — a higher rate of medical errors than hospitals.

One-in-three patients in skilled nursing facilities suffered a medication error, infection or some other type of harm related to their treatment, according to a government report released today that underscores the widespread nature of the country’s patient harm problem.
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To Your Health, Dr. Shapero

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