Additional $130M For Massachusetts Over Opioid Crisis

11/29/2022 - 19:06

As part of a multistate settlement with two pharmaceutical companies over their alleged role in the opioid crisis, Massachusetts will…

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FDA Reports 260 Deaths Linked To Recalled CPAP Machines

11/27/2022 - 20:40

According to federal regulators, at least 260 deaths have been linked to recalled Philips CPAP sleep apnea machines, BiPAP machines, and…

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CDC’s New Opioid Guidelines Rejected By Florida

11/23/2022 - 20:40

The Florida Department of Health has rejected the new CDC guidelines for opioid prescribing, citing the ongoing opioid crisis and the recent…

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NY Secures $116M From Walmart’s $3.1B Opioid Settlement

11/21/2022 - 18:33

New York will get $116 million from Walmart's $3.1 billion nationwide opioid settlement to settle allegations that it played a role in the…

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Judge To Meet Hernia Mesh MDL's Lawyers For 2023 Trial

11/20/2022 - 17:12

The United States District Judge presiding over all federal hernia mesh lawsuits involving Bard products will meet with lawyers involved in…

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Study Finds Vaping Results In Long-term Addiction

11/17/2022 - 19:04

Although the makers of JUUL and other popular e-cigarettes have marketed their products as safer than smoking tobacco cigarettes, a new…

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FDA Issues Order To Authorize Naloxone Sale

11/16/2022 - 18:29

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a notice that could help increase access to opioid overdose-reversing naloxone drug…

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Walmart Agreed To Pay $3.1B To Settle Opioid Lawsuits

11/15/2022 - 18:43

Walmart has become the latest major player in the drug industry to announce a plan to settle lawsuits filed by state and local governments…

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Juul Secures Cash Infusion To Avoid Bankruptcy

11/11/2022 - 21:38

Juul Labs Inc. has secured a cash infusion from some of its early investors to avoid bankruptcy and plans to lay off roughly one-third of…

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Alabama Cities To Get $44M From Walmart Over Opioid Crisis

11/11/2022 - 18:12

Alabama Attorney General informed that Walmart has agreed to a $44.2 million settlement with 270 Alabama town, city, and county governments…

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Full Review Of 11th Cir. Ruling Sought By Monsanto

11/07/2022 - 20:39

An Eleventh Circuit panel revised but did not overturn a previous ruling that federal law does not preempt a Georgia doctor's claim that…

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CDC Releases New Guidelines Over Opioid Prescriptions

11/05/2022 - 00:31

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has released new guidelines for clinicians on when and how to prescribe opioids for pain.

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