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As Holdout Missouri Joins Nation in Monitoring Opioid Prescriptions, Experts Worry

Kathi Arbini said she felt elated when Missouri finally caught up to the other 49 states and approved a statewide prescription drug monitoring program this June in an attempt to curb opioid addiction. The hairstylist turned activist estimated she made 75 two-hour trips in the past decade from her home in Fenton, a St. Louis… Read More »

Alzheimer’s drug stirs hope for patients, worry for doctors

What is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s Association Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Maria Carrillo explains what Alzheimer’s disease is and how much it costs the U.S. health care system. In the weeks since a new Alzheimer’s drug was approved, hopeful patients have bombarded Dr. Alireza Atri with calls and emails about a treatment that has sparked both… Read More »