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Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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Burlison: Transparency Needed for Mo. Execution Process

Concerns over Missouri’s execution process has one legislator looking for change.

02/27/2014

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Il. Lawmaker Wants Lower Penalty for Small Drug Crimes

The Democratic rep wants to reduce the penalty for possession of low levels of marijuana or harder drugs.

02/26/2014

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Thieves Steal Urns to Buy Drugs

Drug addicts in Franklin County are stealing urns from cemeteries and selling the metal to feed their addiction.

02/21/2014

Chiefs WR Dwane Bowe says he was profiled during his November arrest on drug possession. (Getty Images)

Dwayne Bowe Says He Was Profiled During November Arrest

Police say Bowe was pulled over for speeding when marijuana was found in his vehicle.

01/17/2014

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Brain Imaging Study at SLU Shows Effects of Combat

Dr. Tyler Roskos says veterans who suffered blast injuries have changes in brain tissue that are still apparent years after.

12/11/2013

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Mother and Son Drug Dealers Sentenced in Heroin Deaths

Authorities say two women overdosed on heroin and died last year due to acts committed by Deborah Perkins and Douglas Oliver.

12/06/2013

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‘Show-Me Cannabis’ Speaking in Cape Girardeau Tonight

St. Louis Police Sgt. Gary Wiegert, a Tea Party activist and lobbyist for the Show-Me Cannabis group, will be a featured speaker.

10/21/2013

Booking photo of former St. Clair County Circuit Judge Michael Cook of Belleville.

Prosecutors: Man Sold Heroin to St. Clair Co. Judge Almost Daily

Prosecutors say Michael Cook was a St. Clair County circuit judge when he got heroin from Sean McGilvery “on an almost daily basis.”

10/17/2013

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Millions Receiving Antibiotic-Resistant Illnesses

“Antibiotics, when they’re used appropriately, are life-saving drugs but when they’re used inappropriately that’s when we run into the problems,” SLU physician Nirav Patel says.

09/18/2013

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