Hospitals Drug Shortages

September 23, 2011 - 9:25 AM
In this Aug. 29, 2011 photo, Erin Fox, manager of the Drug Information Service at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, stands by a board listing drugs in short supply. At hospitals across the country, "scoring drugs" has taken on a new meaning. Hundreds admit buying medicines at exorbitant prices from "gray market" dealers taking advantage of, and possibly exacerbating, a record shortage of life-saving prescription medicines. (AP Photo/Jim Urquhart)