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Prescription drug abuse continues to rise among young people

March 16, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The way law enforcement officials describe it, prescription drugs are so common among young people in the region now that they are practically a form of currency. Continue Reading

Sioux Falls student suspended for fish oil pill back in school

March 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) A 15-year-old Sioux Falls middle school student suspended for giving an over-the-counter fish oil pill to a fellow classmate is back in school after his family complained the punishment was too harsh. Continue Reading

Pfizer recalls 1M birth control packs

February 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Birth control pills are known to be nearly 100 percent effective when taken properly, but a recall of the drugs could send a shudder through women of childbearing age.
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FDA says no to Plan B morning-after pill for girls under 17

December 7, 2011 in West Central Tribune

WASHINGTON In a surprise move, the nation’s health secretary stopped the Plan B morning-after pill from moving onto drugstore shelves next to the condoms, deciding today that young girls shouldn’t be able to buy it on their own. Continue Reading