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Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.

03/12/2014

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Teens Abuse Prescription Drugs More Than Illegal Drugs

DEA program manager Scott Collier tells KMOX that when it comes to abuse among teenagers, prescription drugs rank only behind marijuana.

04/26/2013

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Union Man Stole $800 in Prescription Drugs from Wentzville Pharmacy

Police say the Walgreens pharmacist on duty confronted the suspect March 30th, around 5:30 a.m. and he left the store.

04/08/2013

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Prescription Drug Abuse Declining

“What seems to be really big in the St. Louis area is marijuana use and it’s been that way for awhile,” Dan Duncan said.

09/25/2012

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47,000 Pounds Collected From Drug Take-Back Event

21,232 pounds of drugs were collected in Missouri, 8,753 pounds in Kansas.

05/04/2012

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Express Scripts Launches ScreenRx

St. Louis based pharmacy benefits manager is hoping to predict who’s most at-risk for not taking recommended drugs.

04/15/2012

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Painkiller Abuse Skyrockets Nationwide

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

04/06/2012

Healthcare

Lawmakers Battle over Health Care Cut

Democrats on the committee were irate at the cuts because they said they were not informed about the plan prior to the mark-up Thursday morning.

02/17/2012

Don’t Forget Your Medicine

Another idea is using technology like cell phones or computers to set reminders to take medications.

10/10/2011

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Laws Create Prescription Drugs Disposal Programs

Two new laws aim to keep pharmaceuticals out of the hands of kids and out of the environment.

08/30/2011

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