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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

Republicans Are Blaming Obamacare For The Opioid Crisis

Republicans are arguing that Medicaid expansion led to the opioid epidemic even though it began years before the expansion did......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 17th, 2018

Republicans Are Blaming Obamacare for the Opioid Crisis

Republicans are arguing that Medicaid expansion led to the opioid epidemic even though it began years before the expansion did......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 17th, 2018

Philadelphia sues opioid makers in response to epidemic

Philadelphia has filed a lawsuit against drug companies that make prescription opioids, saying they've created "an unprecedented public health crisis.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 17th, 2018

Caroline Baum: If politicians can’t pass a budget, what makes them think they can do the hard stuff?

Before Washington tries to tackle entitlement reform, it should show that it can do the simple stuff, like passing a budget and keeping the government open, writes Caroline Baum......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2018

Wal-Mart offers customers a new opioid crisis solution: Get rid of old meds safely, at home, for free

Safe medication disposal, though a key facet of the opioid crisis, has been tough to tackle......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 17th, 2018

Express Scripts 90-Day Analysis of Opioid Management Positive

Express Scripts (ESRX) addresses the national opioid epidemic by reducing excessive and improper opioid use. In an initiative to reduce excessive opioid prescribing, Express Scripts Holding Company ESRX annou.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytJan 15th, 2018

Trump Administration Promotes 24-Year-Old To Help Lead Fight Against Opioid Epidemic

This comes as overdoses are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekJan 14th, 2018

1st trial date set in state lawsuit over opioid epidemic

The first trial date has been set for a lawsuit by a state against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 12th, 2018

Gov. Wolf to declare opioid epidemic a statewide emergency

Gov. Wolf to declare opioid epidemic a statewide emergency.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 10th, 2018

Medicaid official’s own family tragedy drove him to tackle the opioid crisis head-on

He wants to make sure everyone has equal access to addiction treatment, regardless of how much money they have......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 10th, 2018

McKesson CEO: Claims that company ignored opioid crisis are "nonsense" (Video)

In the Bloomberg video above, McKesson Corp. Chief Executive Officer John Hammergren refutes criticism that his drug distribution company did not do enough to prevent the opioid epidemic. Hammergren speaks with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker at the .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 9th, 2018

Judge urges action on "100 percent manmade" opioid crisis

A federal judge has likened the nation's opioid epidemic to the deadly 1918 flu pandemic while noting the drug crisis is "100 percent manmade.".....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsJan 9th, 2018

30 Counties Gaining (and Losing) the Most Weight

Along with the opioid epidemic, obesity is one of the most serious public health challenges in the United States. In much of the country, the problem is only getting worse. Some 27.7% of American........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstJan 8th, 2018

Key Words: Why ‘godfather’ of chart analysis says it’s hard to curb his stock-market enthusiasm

Ralph Acampora, director of technical research for Altaira Capital Partners, on Thursday in an interview with CNBC said he sometimes finds it hard to contain his enthusiasm about the market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 5th, 2018

Key Words: Why the ‘godfather’ of chart analysis says it’s hard to curb his stock-market enthusiasm

Ralph Acampora, director of technical research for Altaira Capital Partners, on Thursday in an interview with CNBC said he sometimes finds it hard to contain his enthusiasm about the market......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 4th, 2018

These Americans are most likely to receive opioid prescriptions

New data from the CDC shed more light on the nationwide opioid epidemic.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 29th, 2017

Cook County sues pharmaceutical companies over opioid epidemic

Cook County followed the path of five suburban co.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneDec 27th, 2017

Black Americans "Whitewashed" from Opioid Epidemic Despite Increases in Drug Deaths, Report Finds

“The media focus on the ‘new face.....»»

Category: topSource: newsweekDec 26th, 2017