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Committee pitches concept to settle all opioid lawsuits

A committee guiding OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy has suggested other drugmakers, distributors and pharmacy chains use Purdue’s bankruptcy proceedings to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for the national opioid crisis. The committee of unsecured creditors said in a letter sent Sunday to the parties and obtained by… Read More »

At-home opioid disposal option offered at nearly 1,800 pharmacy counters across US – Fox Business

Albertsons Companies is offering customers an easy at-home opioid disposal option at nearly 1,800 pharmacy counters across the country. Continue Reading Below By offering DisposeRX, the company is furthering its commitment to combat the nation’s epidemic by eliminating leftover medication which could pose a risk of poisonings, overdoses and even death. “Patient education is an important part of our… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On Getting Frightening Health News In The Mail From 23andMe; Increase Funding, Strategies For Long-Term Impact Of Opioid Epidemic

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. Stat: 23andMe Had Bad News About My Health. I Wish A Person Had Delivered It I had just gotten home from the gym when I opened the email from 23andMe, saying a report was ready for me to read. That click changed my life forever:… Read More »