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”.
Midwest DEA’s Scott Collier says Missouri lawmakers have refused to establish a prescription drug monitoring program.