Dozens of conditions and diseases can qualify a patient to use medical marijuana in Illinois’ new pilot program, but the list doesn’t include post-traumatic stress disorder, arthritis or migraines conditions some other states allow.
A new federal study finds it is a lot easier to get painkillers from your doctor in Missouri than in Illinois.
Former St. Louis Cardinals wide-receiver Roy Green is among a group of retired NFL players says in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the league, thirsty for profits, illegally supplied them with risky narcotics and other painkillers.
A local pediatrician says not to let your child’s doctor prescribe the powerful painkiller codeine without talking about alternatives first.
Recent study reveals that the most popular pain relievers may cause a possible heart disorder in the long run.
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”.