17 hrs ago
The Miami Herald
How to care for your nose this flu season
When you come down with the flu or a bad cold, the coughing, congestion, aches and pains are usually the main symptoms, but our noses can are often left red and chapped as well.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Douglas County Herald
City Passes Precursor Drug Ordinance, Honors Retirees
The Ava Board of Aldermen put a methamphetamine precursor drug bill on the city books Tuesday, Nov. 26, when council voted to adopt the ordinance.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Task force member: group stacked with prescription supporters
A member of a Kanawha County drug task force alleges that the group was "stacked" with supporters of legislation that would require a prescription for a common cold medication that's used to make illegal methamphetamine in clandestine labs.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Dayton City Council Considers Ordinance To Combat Methamphetamine Use In Rhea County
To combat methamphetamine use in Rhea County, the Dayton City Council is considering an ordinance that would make all medications that contain pseudoephedrine or ephedrine prescription-only.
2 Injured After Car Hits House On Germantown Road
Shortly after midnight, the Chattanooga Fire Department responded to a motor vehicle accident at 20 S. Germantown Road.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Charleston Daily Mail
Don't get hung up on Sudafed in talks
BY far, West Virginia leads the nation in drug overdose deaths. Most of these deaths involve prescription drugs, particularly anti-depressants and painkillers.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Meth is the abbreviated name for methamphetamine. Also called "Speed' it has a profound effect on users.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Cutting down the apple tree
Meth has everyone on edge. Politicians and law enforcement agencies are desperate to do something.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
State Police charge 32 with manufacturing meth
West Virginia State Police said Friday they've arrested 32 people in the southern part of the state for manufacturing methamphetamine in the past month.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Rural Meth Epidemic
In the rolling hills of Schuyler County, there's a growing methamphetamine problem.
‘Wild-eyed craziness’: New video proves statutory ...
New video footage proves that allowing the abortifacient Plan B One Step to be sold over-the-counter has freed statutory rapists to purchase the abortion-inducing drug to end the pregnancies of their underage victims.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
GOP lawmakers question prescription requirement
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Republican state lawmakers gave a cool reception Wednesday to a Kanawha County task force's proposals for reducing clandestine methamphetamine labs across West Virginia.
Charleston Daily Mail
Task force says meth chemical needs limit
A substance abuse task force set up by the Kanawha County Commission recommended the state Legislature require prescriptions for pseudoephedrine, a key ingredient for illicit meth labs.
Cutting meth use will help children
Greene County has the highest rate of child abuse in Missouri and the highest rate of meth labs.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Douglas County Herald
Council Moves Toward Passing Drug Bill; Fills Three Positions, Including City Clerk
With a 2-1 vote, the Ava aldermen took the first step toward passing a city ordinance restricting the sale of pseudoephedrine within the city limits of Ava.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Kanawha task force recommends Rx for medications with meth-making ingredient
A Kanawha County task force recommended Thursday that West Virginia legislators pass a law requiring a prescription for cold medicines that contain an ingredient used to make methamphetamine in clandestine labs.
Ordinance may help curb meth 'smurfing'
The state meth and pharmaceutical task force director, along with local and Franklin County officials, told Dickson County residents and professionals that state meth laws aren't working because of "smurfing," and a simple ordinance may help curb the epidemic.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
A doctor's guide to over-the-counter cold and flu medicine | Sepehr Oliaei, MD
Cold and flu season is upon us. With it, comes the dreaded stuffy nose. Add to that the pressure of congested sinuses and painfully plugged ears and you'll be willing to try almost anything for relief.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Chemists monitoring cold and flu tablet sales
GONE are the days when a Sudafed shopper could buy 90 cold and flu tablets over the counter in a Launceston pharmacy.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Small W.Va. pharmacy ends pseudoephedrine sales
Meds 2 Go Express owner Philip Michael tells the Charleston Gazette that demand for pseudoephedrine products soared at his Alum Creek pharmacy after a Wal-Mart store 7 miles away in South Charleston stopped selling Sudafed.