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Record Number of People Treated for Drug Overdose in Missouri

A spike in drug overdoses in Springfield, Missouri, have resulted in more questions than answers. In the course of three days in one week, emergency rooms treated 38 opioid-overdose patients. That rate is three times what they typically see. It is unknown whether drug mixtures have changed to make them more dangerous; Springfield Regional Medical Center does not conduct toxicology tests on overdose patients that are treated. READ MORE.