Over the last six-and-a-half years, 1,645 people in the St. Louis area have died of heroin overdoses, a figure the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse calls “pretty horrifying.”
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says approximately 18 women die everyday from a painkiller overdose.
A woman who reported being robbed outside a central Missouri pharmacy is now accused of taking part in a scheme to obtain and sell prescription painkillers.
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) — Monday, KMOX News told you about “Pill Mills” now popping up in Missouri — clinics that hand out painkillers to anyone with the money to pay. According to one local […]
Federal officials suspect powerful narcotics are making it onto the streets of St. Louis under the cover of “pain clinics”.
Midwest DEA’s Scott Collier says Missouri lawmakers have refused to establish a prescription drug monitoring program.
Abandoned by her mother and missing a father in prison, Alyssa Bustamante had plunged to the depths of depression.
If approved, it would mark the first time patients could legally buy pure hydrocodone.
In a sports world where performance enhancing drugs have become front and center and taboo, maybe painkillers should be considered one of them. Players need them because of the sports themselves, but when they become the necessary tool to keep playing, shouldn’t that be considered performance enhancing?