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Senate Passed Prescription Drug Monitoring Act

The bill would allow a government database to monitor the prescribing and dispensing of narcotic-type drugs.


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Local Anti-Heroin Super Bowl Commercial May Soon Go National

“This very cheerful-sounding song, juxtaposed with these horrifying images – we knew it was going to upset people, and we knew we were taking a risk, but we felt like it was a risk worth taking because nothing else has worked.”


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Hydrocodone Dropped to 30-Day Prescription Due to Abuse

Those who need hydrocodone medications for pain relief now have to jump through a few more hoops to get them.


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Mo. Senator Fights for Hemp Oil Bill for Severe Epilepsy Patients

Mo. Sen. Eric Schmitt pushes for a hemp oil bill that potentially could help severe epilepsy patients, including his son.


Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?

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


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Renewed Push To Take Sudafed Off Store Shelves

Are lax laws making the city of St. Louis a meth-makers Mecca? A St. Louis Alderman thinks so


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New Option For St. Louis County Residents To Dispose Of Drugs

Collection boxes installed at four police stations are available 24/7



St. Clair County First In Illinois To Offer Prescription Discount Program

Pre-approved cards showing up in the mail this week.


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Express Scripts, Walgreens Rift Has Millions Seeking Alternate Prescription Plans

Contract expired Jan 1 after months of negotiations failed.



Generic Drugs: Better Than Brand Names?

Consumer Reports: generic prescription drugs can be cheaper, safer, & more effective.


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