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Record-Breaking Settlement Reported in Opioid Epidemic Case

by Staff Blogger | October 22nd, 2019

Multiple major pharmaceutical distributors along with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Walgreens will avoid a high-profile trial after the distributors agreed to pay Ohio’s Cuyahoga and Summit counties $260 million in damages for their role in the area’s opioid epidemic. The settlement was announced just hours before the trial was set to begin. In August 2019,

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Be Careful If You Take Multiple Medications

by Staff Blogger | October 15th, 2019

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration estimates that around 1.3 million people suffer injuries and adverse health events due to medication errors each year in the U.S. According to a 2017 report by the AARP, one in five drug errors are associated with cardiovascular drugs, including medications designed to treat the symptoms of high blood

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5 Alternatives to Opioid Pain Medications

by Staff Blogger | October 8th, 2019

There’s a huge opioid addiction epidemic in America right now, and it was recently spotlighted in the news when the state of Oklahoma sued Johnson & Johnson for its role in causing the crisis. Oklahoma won the case, and Johnson & Johnson is being forced to pay nearly $600 million to the state. Opioids are

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Popular Heartburn Drugs Contain Chemical Linked to Cancer

by Staff Blogger | September 17th, 2019

According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), low levels of a cancer-causing contaminant have been detected in a heartburn treatment medication called Zantac. The FDA is advising patients who take the over-the-counter versions of the medication to switch to a different medication. However, patients who take prescription versions of the drug should talk

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