opioids

a pile of colorful prescription drugs
Oleg Dudko | Dreamstime.com
April 25, 2018 - 9:09 am
National Prescription drug take-back day is set for this coming Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm.
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A modern hospital saloon with beds.
© Marian Mocanu | Dreamstime.com
April 19, 2018 - 10:29 am
In the year 2000, 1 percent of all organ donors died by drug overdose. Last year, that number rose to more than 13 percent.
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Close up of two opioid tablets on a hand
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Ryan Wrecker
March 19, 2018 - 10:00 am
We need to take into account that the user is only part of the problem. If a drug dealer can be linked and responsible for the deaths of other people, why wouldn’t we consider the death penalty for that crime?
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a pile of colorful prescription drugs
Oleg Dudko | Dreamstime.com
March 16, 2018 - 7:51 am
New numbers show lives are being saved and opioid addiction is declining as a result of the St. Louis County Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, which marks one year in existence next month.
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Election ahead sign with the american flag on a background.
© Valentin Armianu | Dreamstime.com
March 09, 2018 - 8:37 am
The race for county executive is on. St. Louis County Executive Steve Stenger is up for re-election this fall, but before he gets to November he has to get through the Democratic primary, where he faces a challenge from marketing and tech executive Mark Mantovani.
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Medical Marijuana in prescription bottle
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February 12, 2018 - 6:59 am
A Missouri House committee met to discuss medical marijuana, they heard from a fledgling St. Louis-based group known as Project 4-22.
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