The letter comes as OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma goes through bankruptcy and tries to settle 2,700 lawsuits over the opioid crisis…
By Associated Press
The companies each distributed more than 10% of the opioids sent to pharmacies nationwide from 2006 to 2012.
By David Eggert, Associated Press
The U.S. opioid epidemic has taken hundreds of thousands of lives. A reckoning for the manufacturers, marketers and distributors of these drugs has now begun -- but despite several multibillion dollar settlements, some states and municipalities say accountability and transparency…
In our news wrap Wednesday, a major storm dumped heavy snow across the Midwest, disrupting travel on the day before Thanksgiving. As much as a foot fell in some places, delaying flights at Chicago O’Hare, while a separate system slammed…
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump has given the $100,000 he would be paid in the quarter to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health, which oversees federal public health offices and program.
By Sean Murphy, Ken Miller, Associated Press
An Oklahoma judge who last summer ordered consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson to pay $572 million to help address the state’s opioid crisis on Friday reduced that amount by $107 million in a final order in the case.
By Zeke Miller, Associated Press
FindTreatment.gov is the latest development in the administration's effort to address the nation's opioid crisis.
In our news wrap Tuesday, violence broke out in Baghdad as security forces fired on crowds protesting corruption and a lack of jobs. Officials said one person was killed and some 200 hurt. Also, a mass march in Hong Kong…
By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
The bankruptcy filing was anticipated before and after a tentative settlement deal, which could be worth up to $12 billion over time, was struck.
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