Local

May 4, 2013 7:15 AM

Risks arise in purchasing prescriptions online

There are myriad reasons why American consumers are attracted to online pharmacies. Some seek lower prescription prices. Others seek the privacy of not having to deal with a pharmacist face-to-face. Some may want to avoid the cost of visiting a doctor in order to acquire a prescription. Then there are those who may be trying to acquire prescription drugs for recreational use or who have even become addicted to certain drugs.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Volunteers install Riverfest artwork 00:55

Volunteers install Riverfest artwork

Wichita's world drone champion Brian Morris has 2 hours to win 03:27

Wichita's world drone champion Brian Morris has 2 hours to win

Vet uses photos to help with PTSD 03:31

Vet uses photos to help with PTSD

Media briefing on missing 11-year old Wichita boy 01:40

Media briefing on missing 11-year old Wichita boy

Eagle reporter recaps search efforts to find 11-year-old boy in Gypsum Creek 01:30

Eagle reporter recaps search efforts to find 11-year-old boy in Gypsum Creek

Firefighters update on creek search 01:34

Firefighters update on creek search

"I wanted to live." Derby woman recounts life since shooting 07:19

"I wanted to live." Derby woman recounts life since shooting

Firefighters discontinue search for boy who fell in creek 01:22

Firefighters discontinue search for boy who fell in creek

Firefighters search for boy who fell in creek 00:53

Firefighters search for boy who fell in creek

Elephant exhibit opens to the public 01:09

Elephant exhibit opens to the public

Aerial inspection of tornado damage in Dickinson County 00:40

Aerial inspection of tornado damage in Dickinson County

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos