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April 17, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions during a roundtable discussion about immigration and sanctuary cities, hosted by President Donald Trump in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, in Washington, March 20, 2018. (Doug Mills/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Dozens arrested in takedown of multistate opioid distribution network
April 17, 2018 - 1:23pm
March 22, 2018
Opioid shortages leave hospitals looking for alternatives
March 22, 2018 - 6:08pm
March 20, 2018
Work under the Minnesota Capitol dome has increased in recent days as deadlines approach for the 2018 edition of the Minnesota Legislature. Don Davis / Forum News Service
MNLARS one of many bills lawmakers tackle near deadline
March 20, 2018 - 4:41pm
March 16, 2018
Salmonella cases linked to consuming opioid substitute kratom
March 16, 2018 - 9:58am
March 15, 2018
Richard Michael Carl Houske
Overdose death leads to murder charge against central Minn. man
March 15, 2018 - 7:23pm
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
March 5, 2018
Ron Kresha
Opinion: St. Gabriel's a leader in opioid abuse prevention efforts
March 5, 2018 - 9:30am
February 23, 2018
Opinion: Guns, opioids, alcohol, bad judgment and balance
February 23, 2018 - 11:30am
February 18, 2018
Five ways Minnesota is tackling the opioid crisis
February 18, 2018 - 6:01am
Anne Emerson, shown in her home in Ramsey, Minn., on Thursday, Feb. 8, lost her fiance, Ryan, to a heroin overdose December 3, 2017. (Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Two sides of the opioid crisis in Minnesota: New opioid addiction treatments are saving lives, but not everyone has access
February 18, 2018 - 6:00am
January 23, 2018
Opioid addiction treatment gets a boost as prescribing power expanded
January 23, 2018 - 7:11pm
January 21, 2018
Jenny Schlecht
Shining our light on a problem to help our communities
January 21, 2018 - 9:23am
January 9, 2018
In October, President Donald Trump declared the opioid crisis a public health emergency, with more than 60,000 people killed by drug overdoses in 2016.
S.D. tribes sue pharmaceutical companies for 'creating the opioid epidemic'
January 9, 2018 - 8:01pm
Vernon Red Owl, a member of the Siseton Wahpeton Oyate Tribe in South Dakota, raises his arm as a motorist honks a horn in support as more than 200 protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline construction gathered in Bismarck before marching across the Liberty Memorial Bridge to Mandan
Three South Dakota Indian tribes sue over opioid addictions
January 9, 2018 - 7:48pm
January 4, 2018
Dr. David Herman, CEO of Essentia Health
Hospitals target opioids, mental health: Minnesota’s biggest health systems fashion cooperative effort
January 4, 2018 - 8:30pm