Shepherd Center Physician Reports on Amazon's Illegal Sale of Prescription Drugs
Shepherd Center physician and medical news journalist Ford Vox, M.D., takes to task one of America’s largest retailers, Amazon, following his own investigation into what Slate.com is calling “Amazon’s illegal drug dealing” of steroids, muscle relaxants and prescription antibiotics delivered right to your door.
Read Dr. Vox's article published on Slate.com.
Dr. Vox is a physical medicine and rehabilitation physician who treats patients with brain injury and stroke at Shepherd Center. He is also a regular columnist for Bloomberg View and The Atlantic. To learn more about Dr. Vox, read this Q & A interview with him.
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 740 inpatients, nearly 280 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.