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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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Don’t Flush Old Drugs; Collections Happen Across MN

If you have some old prescription pills in the medicine cabinet don’t throw them out because they could end up in the wrong hands if you aren’t careful.

04/27/2011

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DEA: We Want Your Old Prescription Drugs

Prescription drug abuse has become a huge health and safety concern in our country, particularly a threat to young people.

04/26/2011

Prescription Drugs

More Prescription Drug ‘Take Back’ Events Planned

It’s time to start cleaning out your medicine cabinet. Events this weekend will allow Minnesotans to drop off old prescription and even over-the-counter drugs.

04/25/2011

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Study: More Young Adults Abusing ADHD Diagnosis

Ninety-five percent of those battling Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are children. However, it’s the 5 percent that is raising new concerns among medical professionals.

04/12/2011

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Attempted Murder Convict Sentenced In Drug Case

A Minnesota mother serving 12 years in prison for trying to kill her two daughters will not have to serve more time for illegally distributing thousands of prescription weight loss pills while working at a North Dakota military base.

03/30/2011

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Study: Adderall Usage Up Among College Students

It is midterm week at colleges across Minnesota. Rather than just studying, many students are turning to a prescription pill to perform in class — Adderall.

03/10/2011

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Woman Pleads Guilty To Prescription Drug-Related Murder

A 56-year-old Browerville woman has pleaded guilty Tuesday to third-degree murder in connection to a prescription drug-related death, according to the Morrison County Attorney’s Office.

02/22/2011

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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

Drug Takeback Drew Hundreds

More than 700 people participated in the national Drug Takeback Day in the Twin Cities last weekend.

09/28/2010

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