Five Things You Need to Know: 4/25, Tuesday Edition
1) WV Doctor Involved in Alleged Illegal Distribution Case
Dr. Michael Kostenko in Beckley, WV prescribed 22,000 oxycodone pills soon after he returned to his home/clinic after being hospitalized for a heart attack four years ago, according to the prosecutor in his court case, writes Kate White of the Charleston Gazette-Mail. In a period of five years (2011-2016), 16 of his patients overdosed and died, according to court documents. "Kostenko faces 20 counts of illegal ...
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