Opioids

    Newly disclosed audit revealed military hospitals issues dangerous amounts of…

    A new report shows that U.S. military hospitals overprescribed opioids to patients with alleged chronic pain from 2015-2017.  Despite an…
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    Insys bankruptcy plan now court approved

    Shareholders of Insys are set to be wiped out under their newly approved Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan, and got permission…
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    The cure to the opioid epidemic is unaffordable

    While methadone has been proven to help people escape opioid addiction, many cannot afford it.  Methadone clinics provide medication to…
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    A billion pills in less than a decade: The American…

    Newly released federal drug data shows that more than 24 billion doses were shipped throughout the nation within less than…
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    $17.5M Distributed to Help Michigan’s Opioid Epidemic

    The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has announced the allocation of a multi-million grant from the State…
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    Walmart, CVS and Walgreens must disclose 14 years of opioid…

    Walmart, CVS, Walgreens and Rite Aid must disclose up to 114 years of national opioid dispensing data to plaintiffs seeking…
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    Key local governments opt out of opioid negotiation class

    While 98% of 34,000 local governments agreed to be bound by a class action against major pharmaceutical companies, 541 major…
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    Washington files lawsuit against Johnson and Johnson

    Washington sued Johnson and Johnson on Thursday, claiming negligence and deceptive marketing schemes.  Attorney General Bob Ferguson claims the human…
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    Sickle cell patients left in pain after ER attempts to…

    Patients suffering from sickle cell disease seeking medical help often turn to hospitals when clinics are not an option. While…
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    States beginning to require electronic prescriptions in 2020 amid opioid…

    A new regulation in 2020 is for electronic prescriptions which have proven to be more reliable and efficient. The drugs…
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