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One chart sums up why it"s so hard to tackle the opioid epidemic

AP Photo/Toby Talbot, FileDeaths related to opioid overdoses have been on the rise for a long time. More than .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 19th, 2017

Trump is tapping Chris Christie to tackle the opioid epidemic — here"s a fix scientists hope he"ll explore (NKTR)

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Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2017

Trump is tapping Chris Christie to tackle the opioid epidemic — here"s a scientific fix he might explore (NKTR)

Enny Nuraheni / Re.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2017

The Opioid Abuse Epidemic: What"s The Investment Angle?

The Opioid Abuse Epidemic: What"s The Investment Angle?.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalpha9 hr. 0 min. ago

Doctor Arrested in New York on Opioid Charges Signals Federal Crackdown on Pill Epidemic

The feds said the doctor had sold $40 million worth of opioids to Staten Islanders......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJun 23rd, 2017

Here’s Who Americans Blame Most For The Opioid Epidemic

It's not Big Pharma. For the better half of a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 21st, 2017

One chart shows why a September rate hike is a "hard sell"

The Federal Reserve’s latest interest rate increase co.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 21st, 2017

Hospitals see huge increase in opioid-related visits

The nation’s opioid epidemic is hitting hospitals across the country, including those in the Triad, as the number of people seeking help for opioid-related problems increases, according to a new government report. The report by the Agency for Hea.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2017

The Opioid Epidemic Is a Middle Class Problem, Too

Privately insured Americans are also feeling the brunt, study says. Much o.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 19th, 2017

Tennessee Counties Sue Opioid Makers Using Local "Crack Tax" Law

The US opioid epidemic has continued to worsen in 2017 as super-powerful synthetic opioids like fentanyl and carfentanil taint .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 16th, 2017

The opioid epidemic is making the fight against HIV more difficult

The opioid epidemic is making the fight against HIV more difficult.....»»

Category: topSource: washpostJun 14th, 2017

As America’s Opioid Crisis Spirals, Giant Drug Distributor McKesson Is Feeling the Pain

The company is facing lawsuits from devastated communities in West Virginia. As America's opioid epidemic continues to spiral--to devastating effect in states like West Virginia--prosecutors and plaintiffs have taken aim a.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 13th, 2017

FDA Asked a Drug-maker to Remove Opioid Painkiller from Market

FDA Asked a Drug-maker to Remove Opioid Painkiller from Market $ENDP US regulators want a narcotic painkiller involved in the opioid epidemic off the market amid data showing people continue to abuse it. The US Food and Drug Administrati.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsJun 12th, 2017

Alkermes Looks To Capitalize On Opioid Epidemic Through Aggressive Lobbying

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Category: blogSource: benzingaJun 12th, 2017

Meet the Manhattan attorney leading local governments" lawsuits against Big Pharma

As more New York counties file lawsuits alleging pharmaceutical companies contributed to the opioid epidemic, one law firm, Simmons Hanly Conroy, is leading the charge. The firm, which has offices... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2017

A Drugmaker Tries To Cash In On The Opioid Epidemic, One State Law At A Time

The maker of one medical treatment for opioid abuse has successfully lobbied statehouses around the country to pass policies that tilt addiction treatment practices in favor of the company's drug......»»

Category: topSource: nprJun 12th, 2017

FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

U.S. regulators want a narcotic painkiller involved in the opioid epidemic off the market......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJun 8th, 2017

FDA asks drugmaker to stop selling its opioid painkiller

U.S. regulators want a narcotic painkiller involved in the opioid epidemic off the market......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 8th, 2017

Florida needs to litigate the opioid drug epidemic

​Last week, Ohio joined a handful of states getting serious about addressing the epidemic of opioid abuse......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 8th, 2017

Outside the Box: Opioid epidemic could derail Trump’s infrastructure plans

Rebuilding our crumbling infrastructure may also require us to solve the opioid epidemic, because the skilled workers we would need are addicted to drugs, writes Thomas J. Duesterberg......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 7th, 2017

Dayton suing drug companies, distributors, docs over opioid epidemic

The city of Dayton is launching a lawsuit against drug companies, distributors and physicians over the continuing opioid crisis. City officials announced the suit was filed electronically in Montgomery County Common Pleas court Monday, which will be lar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 5th, 2017