The Trump administration is awarding nearly $2 billion in grants to states and local governments to help fight the opioid crisis.
By Associated Press
Purdue Pharma, the maker of the prescription painkiller OxyContin, is facing billions of dollars in potential liability for its role in the nation's opioid crisis.
By Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press
An Oklahoma judge delivered a $572 million judgment against pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson in the first major legal decision to go against a drugmaker for its role in the opioid crisis. The judge found the company’s marketing practices helped…
An executive at one of the nation's largest drug distribution companies said under questioning recently that the business has no obligation to the public when it comes to the amount of prescription opioid painkillers it ships.
By Megan Hoyer, Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
By Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press
A federal audit has found hospitals run by the Indian Health Service failed to follow their own protocols for prescribing and dispensing the drugs…
By Associated Press
At the Louvre's Oriental Antiquities gallery, tape is covering multiple placards bearing the name that has long been associated with arts patronage around the world.
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Overdose deaths had been climbing each year since 1990, topping 70,000 in 2017.
By Gretchen Frazee, Patty Gorena Morales
Researchers are not certain what is causing the increase, but advocates say there are a number of steps people can take to help prevent suicide.
By Anthony Izaguirre, Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
With the suits, 45 states are now taking legal action against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, asserting that the company downplayed the addiction risks of its powerful prescription drug.
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