NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Broadcast reports in Nashville say the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation is reviewing a case involving the state Department of Health and several state lawmakers.

WSMV-TV and WTVF-TV reported Monday that the probe centers on three nurses whose licenses were revoked for overprescribing pills but then were reinstated later.

WSMV reported that two patients died, citing a report in May by the Kingsport Times News.

A spokeswoman for the health department said the agency is cooperating with the investigation.

 

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