Opioid overdoses kill more than 130 people every day in the U.S. and as health care providers and scientists search for solutions to save lives, a Boston tech company is being recognized for a new app... CBS News - Published
· The US spends more than $3.5 trillion on healthcare every year.
· Washington sets many of the rules and laws that shape the healthcare industry and determine which industry players profit.
·.. Business Insider - Published
This Day in History: 'Sesame Street' Debuts November 10, 1969 'Sesame Street' was created by former public television documentary filmmaker, Joan Ganz Cooney. Cooney sought to provide programming for..
CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge overseeing 2,500 federal lawsuits related to the nation’s opioid crisis has scheduled a trial for late next year over the role played by major pharmacy chains.
U.S... SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Jeff Addison, president and founder of Techknowvate, is a U.S. Air Force Academy graduate and a former military pilot and officer. And the skills he learned in the Air Force continue to drive his.. bizjournals - Published
If patients with chronic pain are not provided with strategies to help them cope, we are leaving chronic pain untreated in the community. Brisbane Times - Published Also reported by •Sydney Morning Herald •The Age
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily on Friday:
Amarin Corp., up $2.53 to $24.02
Government health experts recommended broader use of the pharmaceutical company’s.. SeattlePI.com - Published
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — 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.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
The new number from Judge Thad Balkman comes nearly three months after he ordered the drugmaker to pay $572 million for its role in the opioid crisis. Both sides had questioned that sum. NPR - Published
Lexington, Ky., Nov 14, 2019 / 03:12 am (CNA).- A Kentucky diocese is leasing a tenantless building to a Catholic charity to create a holistic recovery program for people in the area struggling with.. CNA - Published
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Attorneys for Johnson & Johnson says there's no need for a judge who ordered the drugmaker to pay $572 million to help clean up Oklahoma's opioid crisis to let several of the.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
Four major drug companies reached a settlement, avoiding the first federal trial in the opioid epidemic. They're the first of nearly 3,000 plaintiffs, suing companies over drugs that have killed.. CBS News - Published
In our series, Issues that Matter, we are focusing on the opioid crisis. According to the CDC, almost 400,000 Americans died from prescription and illicit opioid overdoses between 1999 and 2017. In.. CBS News - Published
A landmark federal trial in Cleveland that could cost opioid makers tens of billions of dollars is beginning Monday. Settlement talks collapsed over the weekend. Thousands of counties, cities and.. CBS News - Published
In Getting Wrecked: Women, Incarceration, and the American Opioid Crisis, a Rikers Island doctor says drug treatment in U.S. jails and prisons is often shaped by societal prejudice, not science. NPR - Published
South Bend, Ind., Nov 12, 2019 / 02:48 am (CNA).- Are the times these days good or bad?
That depends, in part, on how one reads the times.
On the one hand, technological advances have brought.. CNA - Published
The seemingly never-ending trade dispute between China and the US often seems like a game of snakes and ladders. Last week China signaled a breakthrough on a quarrel that has roiled economies around.. WorldNews - Published
· Sen. Elizabeth Warren is waging a presidential campaign that ultimately seeks to tilt the economic levers of power away from large corporations and the wealthiest Americans.
· To that end, she has.. Business Insider - Published
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — A New York judge on Wednesday scheduled what could be the second state-level trial in the U.S. on the toll of opioids.
Judge Jerry Garguilo set a trial date of Jan. 20.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
State attorneys general with pending lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners are asking a federal bankruptcy judge to give them more time to continue negotiating.
A temporary.. SeattlePI.com - Published
Watch VideoThe Drug Enforcement Administration is warning the public that Mexican cartels are making "mass quantities" of counterfeit prescription drugs laced with fentanyl for distribution in North.. Newsy - Published
OVERLAND PARK, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program (BHCHP) and Netsmart together announced plans to implement a new electronic health record (EHR) specially designed for.. Business Wire - Published
A government study out this past week says the nation's opioid epidemic cost the economy $696 billion from 2015 through last year. Then there's the human toll, not captured by dollars and cents: Lives.. CBS News - Published