An 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.
Police officers, sheriff deputies and FBI agents in Hennepin County will be making an extra effort on Tuesday to find drug offenders with warrants.
Heroin 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.
If 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.
Members of the Minnesota Senate will decide whether to require drug tests for lawmakers to qualify for their pay and benefits.
A drug used to treat cancer may someday offer hope for patients living with Alzheimer’s disease.
Minnesota 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.
A 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.
Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is joining other health care facilities in putting out guidelines to stop the spread of the flu.
After 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.
The Minnesota departments of Health, Education, Corrections and Public Safety are now working together to fight drug abuse.
A new treatment is showing promise in stopping the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
The Minnesota woman who once was OJ Simpson’s girlfriend is facing drug charges in Moorhead, Minn.
Fourteen people were charged Monday in connection with an alleged cocaine and crack ring in Minneapolis.
Federal law enforcement agencies will help tribal officers obtain equipment and training on Indian lands near the U.S.-Canadian border as part of the White House’s newly released strategy for reducing the flow of illegal drugs and drug proceeds between the two countries.
A large drug company is voluntarily recalling four different drug products in the United States after consumers complained of chipped and broken pills in their bottles.
In Health Watch, doctors are excited about a new cholesterol drug. They say it could eventually help millions of Americans control their cholesterol levels.
Two men were arrested in St. Cloud after police say they dialed the wrong number and attempted to buy a pound of marijuana from a police officer.
It didn’t take long for Winona police to make their first arrest under a new Minnesota law banning a synthetic drug known as “plant food.”
Police can easily pull over and pick up drunk drivers. But pinpointing drivers on drugs is another story.
A GOP proposal in Minnesota would require parental consent before minors could seek treatment for pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases or drug and alcohol abuse, undoing a 40-year-old law that lets minors see doctors without letting a parent know.
Two men in a white van took police on a high speed chase down I-35W Friday afternoon after police interrupted a drug deal involving a large amount of heroin.
Most of the people who fell ill in a mass drug overdose that left one person dead have been released from hospitals, authorities said Friday.
One person is dead and 10 more are hospitalized, including two in critical condition after a mass overdose, according to police.
A new report finds a growing use of heroin in the Twin Cities.