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December 3, 2012

Leader of Baltimore Heroin Distribution Ring Sentenced

Leader of Baltimore Heroin Distribution Ring Sentenced

On November 30, 2012, the US Attorney’s Office for the District of Maryland reported that Walter Powell of Baltimore was sentenced to 121 months in prison and five years of supervised release for leading a heroin distribution ring.  He was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake.   The co-defendant ...

November 29, 2012

Physician Charged with Possessing Crack Cocaine

Physician Charged with Possessing Crack Cocaine

On November 28, 2012, the US Attorney’s Office for the Western District of New York reported that a physician in Youngstown, New York named Daniel C Gillick and a woman, Christine D Guilfoyle, were arrested for possessing crack cocaine.  Guilfoyle is also from Youngstown.   Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy C. Lynch ...

November 23, 2012

HeartWare Ventricular Assist System Approved

HeartWare Ventricular Assist System Approved

On November 20, the Food and Drug Administration announced the approval of the HeartWare Assist System that helps support heart function and blood flow for patients who are at the end-stage of heart failure and currently await a transplant.   The newly approved Assist System is a left ventricular assist device (LVAD)—the ...

November 14, 2012

Last Person Sentenced in Operation Woodchop

Last Person Sentenced in Operation Woodchop

On November 13, 2012, the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) announced that Willie Shelly received three years in prison for distributing BZP pills—similar to Ecstasy.  He is the last defendant sentenced who was connected to Operation Woodchop.   The investigation was led by the DEA’s Orlando District Office Enforcement ...

November 12, 2012

Take Steps to Avoid Pet Medication Errors

Take Steps to Avoid Pet Medication Errors

Let’s admit it.  Dogs and cats can eat some gut-wrenchingly disgusting items and act like nothing ever happened.  However, pets can face serious complications if their owners provide the wrong medication.  The Food and Drug Administration is asking pet owners to take steps to protect their animals.   Linda ...

November 12, 2012

Five More Sentence in Operation Stateline Sweep

Five More Sentence in Operation Stateline Sweep

Five more defendants were sentenced after Operation Stateline Sweep charged 66 different defendants and handed out more than 190 counts in the indictment.  The sweep targeted drug trafficking activity in Arkansas.  The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Western District of Arkansas announced the most recent sentencing on ...

November 9, 2012

Chantilly Pain Clinic Owner Receives 180 Months

Chantilly Pain Clinic Owner Receives 180 Months

On November 9, 2012, the US Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia announced that Paul Boccone was sentenced to 180 months in prison and three years of supervised release after he illegally gave thousands of customers oxycodone prescriptions and other prescriptions as well.  The lead nurse for Chantilly Specialists ...

November 8, 2012

Leader of Indianapolis Drug Organization Gets 10 Years

Leader of Indianapolis Drug Organization Gets 10 Years

On November 7, 2012, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced that Agustin Lozano was sentenced to 10 years in prison for leading a drug trafficking organization that ran drugs between Mexico and Chicago.  The investigation was led by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the DEA, the IRS’s Criminal ...

November 8, 2012

HPV Vaccine may Help Women Infected with HIV

HPV Vaccine may Help Women Infected with HIV

On November 8, 2012, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that HIV-infected women may benefit from the vaccine for human papillomavirus (HPV)—even if they were already exposed to HPV.   The NIH reports that HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection throughout the world.  The virus can infect ...

November 8, 2012

Xarelto Approved to Treat and Reduce Blood Clots

Xarelto Approved to Treat and Reduce Blood Clots

On November 2, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Xarelto (rivaroxaban) to treat deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolisms (PE), as well as to reduce the risk of DVT and PE after a surgery or treatment.   DVT is a serious type of clot that occurs when blood thickens in a deep vein of the body.  ...

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