Staten Island issues most Oxy prescriptions in NYC

Amidst a trend of Oxy- and painkiller-related crimes, Staten Island doctors write the most prescriptions for oxycodone in the city of New York and the second most in the entire state. According to this article in the Staten Island Real-Time News, that’s one prescription for every four to five people living in the city, nearly 2,200 filled per week.

About Dana Owens

Dana Owens is San Francisco-based writer, editor and blogger who works on diverse projects from holistic health research to record label promotion. In addition to lending her editorial eye to Oxy Watchdog, Dana also acts as copyeditor for 99 Series, Inc. and executive assistant/project coordinator for Heartline Productions.
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