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Assisted Suicide In Your Back Yard: More Prevalent Than You Think

| May 23, 2015

People don’t talk about it, but assisted suicide happens in states where it’s not legal. Just over 3 percent of U.S. doctors said they have written a prescription for life-ending medication, and almost 5 percent reported giving a patient a lethal injection.

“Punishment Therapy” For Depression? A Lake Worth Doctor Is Accused of Torturing a Patient

| November 16, 2013

Dr. David Simon, a Lake Worth family doctor accused of sadistic “punishment therapy” that involved handcuffs, blindfolds, whips and other implements of torture apologized repeatedly to the Board of Osteopathic Medicine, but that was not enough to persuade board members that Simon could safely continue to practice.

Pill Mills vs. Pain Management in Flagler: The Difference From the Doctors’ Perspective

| December 11, 2010

Kavita Sharma, one of four physicians at a pain management practice in Palm Coast’s Town Center, explains the differences and telltale signs between legitimate pain management and the kind of pill mills that are spreading in Florida.

Don’t Call Them Pill Mills: Palm Coast’s Pain Management Practices Recoil at Bad Rap

| November 22, 2010

When Flagler Sheriff Don Fleming described three local pain management practices as “pill mills,” their doctors and practitioners were stunned and explained: Pill mills are a problem. Pain management clinics are not.

Armed Robber Takes Hundreds of Oxycodone Pills from Winn Dixie Pharmacy on SR 100

| November 22, 2010

The robber, who used yellow gloves at the Winn Dixie pharmacy, handed the pharmacist a note just before noon Sunday, demanding the pills. He walked out the front door and drove off in a dark vehicle.

44 Florida Doctors With Troubled Past On Big Pharma Payroll To Promote Drugs

| November 18, 2010

Pharmaceutical companies are not only buying off doctors’ loyalties and PR. They’re doing so without paying attention to morally and medically questionable doctors, including 44 in Florida.

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