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Health Watch: The Dangers Of Prescribing Codeine To Kids

A new study shows some ER doctors are still prescribing codeine to children, even though there are guidelines that say it could be dangerous. A new study published in the journal “Pediatrics” shows codeine – an opiate prescribed for cough or pain — can help some children, but about a third get no relief.

04/21/2014

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Good Question: Reply All: Prescription Drugs, Goose Bumps, Tattoos

You’re not supposed to flush leftover prescription down the toilet because they end up in our lakes and rivers. We don’t want them in landfills because they’ll dissolve into the soil.

03/08/2013

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Codeine Cocktail Killed 14-Year-Old Girl

A new kind of cocktail is now blamed for the death of a 14-year-old girl. Pauviera Linson, or Pauvi, as her family and friends called her, was at a party when she was given a drink of Sprite mixed with Codeine.

08/08/2012

14-year-old killed, Aug. 6, death

2 Arrested In Connection With St. Paul Teen’s Death

St. Paul Police have arrested two men in connection with the Monday morning death of a teenage girl.

08/07/2012

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300 Gallons Of Drugs Collected In ℞ ‘Take-Back’

Sheriff’s officials in Washington County were not sure how many drugs they’d collect with their latest drug “take back” campaign. The answer is, a lot.

07/08/2011

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