Executives at Washington state children’s hospital found additional patient deaths from mold infection after taking closer look at their recordsNovember 20, 2019, 9:11 PM1 min read Executives at a Washington state children’s hospital have found additional patient deaths from a mold infection after taking a closer look at their...
White House officials said Wednesday President Donald Trump will meet with experts, advocates and industry representatives on the problem of underage vaping later this weekBy MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health WriterNovember 20, 2019, 8:44 PM1 min read White House officials say President Donald Trump will meet with medical experts, health...
A divided House panel has endorsed a proposal to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal levelBy MICHAEL R. BLOOD Associated PressNovember 20, 2019, 8:24 PM3 min read A divided U.S. House committee approved a proposal Wednesday to decriminalize and tax marijuana at the federal level, a vote that...
The French government is to boost funding into the country’s public hospitals over the next three years by 1.5 billion euros ($1.6 billion) after years of cost cutsNovember 20, 2019, 5:00 PM1 min read The French government is to boost funding into the country’s public hospitals over the next...
Trump’s pick to lead FDA sidesteps questions on future of proposed ban on vaping flavorsBy MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health WriterNovember 20, 2019, 4:34 PM1 min read President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration sidestepped questions on the future of a 2-month-old proposal to ban most...
Some family doctors ditch insurance for simpler approach by charging patients a monthly feeBy MATTHEW PERRONE AP Health WriterNovember 20, 2019, 3:12 PM4 min read Dr. Emilie Scott was only a few months into her first job when she started hearing the complaint: She was spending too much time...
Mundipharma is promoting OxyContin in China with claims its U.S. affiliate, Purdue Pharma, admitted in court were false
OxyContin is a dying business in the United States. Purdue Pharma, owned by the billionaire Sackler family, is collapsing under an avalanche of lawsuits that accuse the company of using false claims to push its blockbuster painkiller in the U.S., profiting as an unsuspecting nation slipped into a...
Mundipharma has promoted OxyContin in China as less addictive than other opioids, the same pitch that their U.S. affiliate, Purdue Pharma, admitted was false in court more than a decade agoBy ERIKA KINETZ Associated PressNovember 20, 2019, 5:19 AM2 min read The Sackler family’s opioid empire in the United...
Thousands of lawsuits across the United States have accused a drug company owned by the billionaire Sackler family of using false claims to push highly addictive opioids on an unsuspecting nation, fueling the deadliest drug epidemic in U.S. history. Yet, even as its U.S. drugmaker collapses under the charges,...