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Police seize wide variety of drugs in raid near Fargo school

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — Fargo police raided a house just a few doors from an elementary school Monday, arresting a man there on suspicion of dealing a wide variety of drugs including cocaine, mushrooms, acid and prescription pain pills and patches.

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Report: Heroin, painkiller use in Twin Cities at all-time high

January 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Nearly one in five patients entering addiction treatment sought help for opiate addiction, according to the study. Heroin accounted for 10 percent of addiction treatment admissions during the first half of 2011, compared with 3.3 percent in 2000. Continue Reading

Medicare prescription benefit exploited by drug abusers

October 4, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Drug abusers are exploiting Medicare prescription’s benefit to score large quantities of painkillers, and taxpayers have to foot most of the bill, according to a new report by congressional investigators. Continue Reading

Surgery patient miffed that nurse accused of stealing painkiller gets probation

September 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

“I was the victim in this case, I was on a table, vulnerable,” said the patient, Larry V. King, a deputy with the Carver County (Minn.) Sheriff’s Office, who said he was angry that former Twin Cities nurse Sarah May Casareto received only probation. “I can’t describe the experience I went through in a courtroom because I can’t use the language to describe the agony I went through.” Continue Reading

Study: People in love feel less pain

February 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love.”
It’s been more than 2,500 years since the Greek playwright Sophocles wrote those words, but scientists have now proved that being in love can actually reduce pain. And they’ve also shown why. Continue Reading

Study: People in love feel less pain

February 13, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

“One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life. That word is love.”
It’s been more than 2,500 years since the Greek playwright Sophocles wrote those words, but scientists have now proved that being in love can actually reduce pain. And they’ve also shown why. Continue Reading