In Monday’s Health Watch, a new study shows more kids are getting accidentally poisoned by prescription drugs.
Prescription painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone are being prescribed in Minnesota in greater numbers than ever before, with legal distribution of all opioids increasing by 72 percent statewide from 2005 to 2011, according to a joint investigation by the St. Paul Pioneer Press and the Duluth News Tribune.
A Fridley man was arrested and released without charges after a 33-year-old Coon Rapids woman was found dead Sunday.
A 57-year-old woman has been sentenced to six years in prison for selling prescription painkillers to a Fort Ripley man, who later died.
Time to take care of your eye sight! And boy — there are some great deals happening if you are short on cash.
Police say a nurse accused of driving under the influence of a controlled substance and getting into a crash took the prescription painkillers from a patient at Fairview Ridges Hospital.