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Little punishment for doctors who overprescribe

In a third installment of "Dangerous Doctors," Gina Barton of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel showed how doctors who prescribe too many painkillers to patients in Wisconsin are rarely disciplined— even when patients are harmed. One man who overdosed had three doctors with troubled pasts, including a doctor who would later go to prison for selling prescriptions in a department store.

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