Overdose Death Has North Dakota Police Reviewing Drug CasesAn overdose death from a powerful synthetic morphine has Grand Forks police wondering if other people who've been sickened by drugs in the past six months have taken the substance.
Hennepin Co. Law Enforcement Conducting Warrant SweepsPolice officers, sheriff deputies and FBI agents in Hennepin County will be making an extra effort on Tuesday to find drug offenders with warrants.
Highly Potent Heroin Has Tight Grip On MetroHeroin deaths in the Twin Cities are on pace to hit a new record this year. So far in 2013, 15 people have died from heroin overdose in Hennepin, Scott, and Dakota counties. It isn't a new problem, but is far more dangerous than a few years ago.
Deer Tick Drug's Price Tag Skyrockets 18-FoldIf you're just returning from a trip to the cabin, you know summer tick season is in full swing. With that comes the threat of infection, and according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Minnesota is one of the leading states for tick infection.
Drug Test For Lawmakers: Next Stop, SenateMembers of the Minnesota Senate will decide whether to require drug tests for lawmakers to qualify for their pay and benefits.
Health Watch: Brain Cancer Drug May Help Alzheimer’s PatientsA drug used to treat cancer may someday offer hope for patients living with Alzheimer's disease.
Drug Court Officials To Rally At Minn. CapitolMinnesota Supreme Court Chief Justice Lorie Skjerven Gildea will join other judges and Gov. Mark Dayton at a rally to promote the state's drug court system.
Clinical Trial Could Save 6-Year-Old Minn. Boy's LifeA Twin Cities family just got the approval to try a new drug that could save their little boy’s life. The new Pfizer drug could stabilize, even shrink a tumor in 6–year-old Gavin Pierson's brain. Left untreated he could die.
Hospitals Post Guidelines To Stop Flu Spread; New Drug In TestingChildren's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is joining other health care facilities in putting out guidelines to stop the spread of the flu.
Son Shows School Principal Evidence That His Mom Uses MethAfter a 12-year-old boy showed his school principal evidence that his mother was using narcotics, 32-year-old Sabina Marie Coolen, of Chatham Township in Wright County, has now been charged with storing meth paraphernalia in the presence of a child.
Minn. Departments Team Up To Fight Drug AbuseThe Minnesota departments of Health, Education, Corrections and Public Safety are now working together to fight drug abuse.
Treatment Shows Promise Of Stopping Alzheimer's ProgressionA new treatment is showing promise in stopping the progression of Alzheimer's disease.