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March 6, 2018
A 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health estimated that 3.8 million Americans use opioids for nonmedical reasons every month. They are commonly handed to patients following all manner of surgery, whether they need them or not. (Paul Rogers/The New York Times/Copyright 2018/New York Times)
Opioids no better than common painkillers in chronic pain study
March 6, 2018 - 3:27pm
August 17, 2016
A morphine alternative with less overdose risk?
August 17, 2016 - 3:24pm
February 21, 2012
Grand Forks man pleads guilty in connection with pharmacy burglaries
February 21, 2012 - 6:03pm
January 31, 2012
Report: Heroin, painkiller use in Twin Cities at all-time high
January 31, 2012 - 8:16am
November 20, 2011
THEIR OPINION: A new chapter in war on drugs
November 20, 2011 - 10:18pm
October 14, 2011
Aaron Boogaard is shown in an undated booking photo. Boogaard, 24, was charged Friday, July 22, 2011, with unlawful distribution of a controlled substance. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman says Boogaard won't face more serious charges because prosecutors can't prove the pill directly caused Derek Boogaard's death. Derek Boogaard, 28, was found dead in his apartment May 13 of what authorities later ruled was a toxic mix of alcohol and Oxycodone. Aaron Boogaard entered his guilty plea Thursday, Oct. 1...
UPDATE: Brother pleads to misdemeanor in death of ex-Wild enforcer Boogaard
October 14, 2011 - 9:34am
September 2, 2011
Surgery patient miffed that nurse accused of stealing painkiller gets probation
September 2, 2011 - 10:17am
June 25, 2011
Nurse from St. Paul charged with stealing painkillers at Minneapolis workplace
June 25, 2011 - 1:22pm
May 19, 2011
Three convicted for attempting to smuggle drugs into Grand Forks County jail
May 19, 2011 - 6:22pm
February 13, 2011
The scientists found that students in love felt less pain while staring at a picture of their significant others. In addition, love acted through the same brain pathway as several strong painkillers and addictive drugs such as heroin and cocaine. Studying the effect of love on these pathways might not only tell us more about love itself but could also help us find ways to treat both pain and addiction.
Study: People in love feel less pain
February 13, 2011 - 11:21pm
GF man makes first court appearance in Traill County in drugstore robbery
January 13, 2010 - 7:47pm