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Medication

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Douglas Co. Animal Hospital Broken Into, Meds Taken

The Alexandria Police Department is investigating after the Douglas County Animal Hospital was broken into Tuesday morning.

02/25/2014

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36-Year-Old Man Missing In Grand Rapids

The Grand Rapids Police Department is hoping the public can help locate a man with health issues who has been missing since Tuesday evening.

08/21/2013

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Doctors Concerned With Healthy Kids Taking ADHD Meds

A national group of doctors is concerned that healthy children are using ADHD medications when they shouldn’t be.

03/13/2013

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Pill Thieves Might Be Mining Victims From Obituaries

A grieving widow thinks her husband’s obituary made her a target for prescription pill thieves.

12/06/2012

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Coon Rapids Woman Found Dead, Fridley Man Released

A Fridley man was arrested and released without charges after a 33-year-old Coon Rapids woman was found dead Sunday.

08/28/2012

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Do Diet Drugs Really Work?

Two new diet drugs are the first to be approved in more than a decade. Both Belviq and Qsymia helped people lose weight in clinical studies, but they do it in very different ways.

07/24/2012

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Drug Drop Boxes Coming To Hennepin County

You’ll soon have the chance to get rid of unwanted prescription medications, as Hennepin County will have three locations to drop them off.

03/02/2012

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Shortage Of Drugs For Kids With Leukemia Averted

A potential shortage of medication intended for children with Leukemia has apparently been averted.

02/16/2012

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Nurse Charged With Stealing Oxycodone From Patients

A 27-year-old woman is charged with three counts of felony theft after authorities say she stole narcotic pain medication while working as a nurse.

09/06/2011

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Minn. Nursing Home Program Minimizes Medication

Superior native Stanley Keller has lived in a Park Point nursing home for 21 of his 57 years, but he hasn’t forgotten his favorite football team.

04/23/2011

An automated robot arm picks up a bottle of prescription pills December 2, 2010 in the Medco pharmacy plant in Willingboro, New Jersey. Medco’s state-of-the-art automated pharmacy, the largest in the world, can dispense up to one million prescriptions a week. The plant prepares up to 10,000 packages a day that are mailed to customers who get their prescriptions through Medco. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Good Question: Are Medication Expiration Dates Accurate?

Whether it’s the ibuprofen that expired last year or the aspirin that expired five years ago, almost all of us have some expired medications in our cabinet.

02/03/2011

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DeBlog: Do Medication Expiration Dates Mean Anything?

Take a look in your medicine cabinet. What’s the oldest thing in there? JP Nagan just threw out Aspirin from 2004. Shelli told me she had medication from 1995.

02/02/2011

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Klobuchar Shines A Light On Medication Shortage

U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is putting the spotlight on the growing shortage of medications, especially those used for treating cancer.

12/29/2010

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A Reminder To Review Your Prescription Costs

In this day of ever rising health care costs, we sure do not want to pay out more than we have to, which is why it is worth your time to review your prescription costs. In the case of a Twin Cities man, three little words cost him a bunch of extra money.

11/30/2010