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House votes to fight synthetic drugs
By Don Davis Minnesota representatives sent a strong message against synthetic drugs Wednesday, unanimously passing a bill to give a state agency more authority over them. "If you are not seeing this ...
4/9/14 at 4:44 PM
Synthetic drug crackdown speeds along 3/11/14 at 7:28 PM
Lawmakers eye more ways to reduce synthetic drug problems 1/30/14 at 9:59 AM FARGO SCHOOL TALK
SAFE SCHOOLS, SAFE KIDS: Sobriety Monitoring Program
By School Resource Officer Wes Libner, Soputh HighSchool Recently, I attended a meeting at Juvenile Court, where I became aware of an alternative sentencing program associat...
12/11/13 at 9:30 AM
Juvenile drug court - its success measures up 1/22/13 at 9:53 AM
Juvenile Drug Court - how much do you know? 10/23/12 at 9:56 AM THE NEW FORTY
A tragic epidemic...
When I first saw the story about the Horace woman who hid a broken meth pipe in her vagina, I thought of the dozens of quips I could offer in such a situation. But then I looked at the young woman's a...
12/4/13 at 9:07 PM
We've got trouble - right here in West Fargo. 9/15/13 at 10:50 PM GYPSYLYNSPEAKS
Project Safe Bakken
The Bakken Shales have provided so many with jobs and financial freedom throughout the United States. People have flocked to the remote small towns of North Dakota in hopes to find work, and wealth in...
10/29/13 at 11:48 AM THE PERIPHERY
Mail Order Heroin
I once talked to a former drug addict who was a roadie for a rock-n-roll band. He shared about getting cocaine sent to him from his dealer back in LA when the band was on the road. "How do you send c...
End of the Line 1: Lance’s Confession: The Question of Significance in Role Models
END OF THE LINE: This is the first of many to come as the Flensburg Files opens a new category called End of the Line. All Change Please, which focuses on the downfall of celebrities and the end of ...
1/18/13 at 5:53 AM HEALTHY TIDBITS
ATLAS Study: Tamoxifen
  Five year ago I was in San Antonio for The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium as a patientadvocate. My paper was on the ATLAS Study put out by Avon. It was on whether there was a carry over e...
12/15/12 at 9:21 AM
Medication ABUSE 3/12/12 at 4:18 PM
Life Saving Medications 3/10/12 at 5:14 PM COBBERS OF THE BRAIN
It's More Than Just a "Choice"
Approaching a stoplight, you see a homeless man standing on the corner where you are about to make a left turn. He is holding a piece of cardboard that says, Homeless. No food. No money. Anything help...
12/14/12 at 7:26 PM
Opioids, a Pain Killer? Or Cause of Pain? 10/15/12 at 11:13 AM
Pill Nation?! 10/14/12 at 6:07 PM DIRTY LAUNDRY
Another day at the office
I was having lunch with two co-workers Wednesday and they made me chuckle when they both remarked with verve that they wouldnt want my job. No way, they said, would they want to cover the crime beat. ...
Save money with generic prescription drugs
A trip to the doctor can be costly, but you can save money by using generic prescription drugs. So, what do you think of using generics to save money?
2/15/12 at 4:38 PM FATHER KNOWS LAST
Love and Other Drugs
A few times each year, I settle into my easy chair and watch a good love story. I watch them alone, because Sue cant stand what she calls Chick Flicks. I argue that I dont watch chick flicks, I jus...
1/4/12 at 8:58 PM HEALTH BEAT
Taking our medicine
Apparently even the promise of no co-payments isn't enough to entice some patients to take their medication. For those who missed it yesterday, a new study reported that when a group of heart attack ...
11/15/11 at 11:52 AM
Pill City 10/12/11 at 1:44 PM
Scrimping on health care 9/27/11 at 3:46 PM KANDIJOHI COUNTY DRUG FREE COMMUNITIES COALITION
Opiates are derived from opium poppies. These include morphine and codeine. Opioids refer to synthetically produced substances that have the same effect as morphine or codeine. Opiates and opioids in...
6/24/11 at 7:18 AM
Amphetamines 6/22/11 at 7:15 AM
Molecular Imaging Shows Chronic Marijuana Smoking Affects Brain Chemistry 6/11/11 at 7:03 AM COUNTRY WOMAN, CITY WOMAN
You Know it's Time to Move When...
I have finally made the decision to move out of the "Hood" this spring. After eight years of watching the "Hood" go to hell in a handbasket it's time to move elsewhere. Elsewhere where my kids and gr...
12/11/10 at 12:54 AM NDSU NEWS
NDSU President's Council on Alcohol and Other Drugs holds Town Hall meeting to address high risk drinking
North Dakota State University invites community members to attend a Town Hall Meeting on Monday, Oct. 11, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the NDSU Alumni Center to discuss the issue of high-risk drinking with fel...
10/7/10 at 11:51 AM
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