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Family behind Purdue Pharma pushes opioid marketing, says Massachusetts

BOSTON (Good Medical) – Members of the wealthy Sackler family, behind Purdue Pharma LP, have insisted that sales of OxyContin and other opioids increase, even though questions about the extent of its painkillers have been raised. been raised, the Massachusetts… Continue Reading →

Opioid crisis reduces coroner's budget

the opioid epidemic The coroner said his office was running out of money. The number of opioid deaths has nearly tripled in Kane County in recent years to more than 70 in 2018. Coroner Rob Russell told CBS Chicago that… Continue Reading →

Analgesics for dogs and cats could aggravate the opioid crisis in humans: study • foxnews.com

The study was conducted by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the School of Veterinary Medicine. (IStock) A new study suggests that painkillers prescribed for pets could possibly contribute to the opioid crisis… Continue Reading →

Analgesics for dogs and cats could aggravate the opioid crisis in humans: study

The study was conducted by researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and the School of Veterinary Medicine. (IStock) A new study suggests that painkillers prescribed for pets could possibly contribute to the opioid crisis… Continue Reading →

Pet pain relievers could add to the opioid epidemic

Americans can take prescribed painkillers for Fido and Fluffy. That's according to a new study that warns that the rise in pet prescription opioids could play a role in America drug epidemic. The study, the first of its kind, published… Continue Reading →

Judge Rejects Opioid Crisis Prosecutions Against Drug Manufacturers

A Connecticut judge dismissed the lawsuits filed against Purdue Pharma and two dozen pharmaceutical companies by 37 state-run cities, which hold them responsible for the opioid crisis and seek to recover millions of dollars spent on drug-related interventions. Emergency and… Continue Reading →

Judge Rejects Opioid Crisis Prosecutions Against Drug Manufacturers

HARTFORD, Connecticut – A Connecticut judge has dismissed lawsuits filed against Purdue Pharma and two dozen other pharmaceutical companies hired by 37 state-run cities, who accuse them of being in harm's way. Origin of the opioid crisis and seek to… Continue Reading →

The growing opioid crisis adds to Puerto Rico's problems

Jose Carlos Laviena emptied his pockets, took off his shoes and waited to die. He had just injected a new type of heroin that his dealer was promoting, but the high was so powerful that Laviena thought he had overdosed…. Continue Reading →

The Fire Chief's Approach to the Opioid Crisis Has a Significant Impact

We are starting our partnership with TED with our new series, Ideas That Matter, which showcases the individuals and ideas that shape our world. Jan Rader, the first female fire chief in West Virginia, has a big impact on Huntington's… Continue Reading →

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