46 Samples of Cooking Oil on Sale in Hong Kong Contained Cancer-Causing Substance in Tests
/ July 20, 2017 / 0 comments
Harminder Singh, South China Morning Post City’s consumer watchdog tested 60 types of oil and found 46 with toxic carcinogen glycidol, for which there are no safe levels Hong Kong’s ...
‘Secondary Drug Industry’ Booming Amid Opioid Epidemic
/ July 11, 2017 / 0 comments
Written by Jessica Wakeman | Healthline In 2014, more than 240 million prescriptions were written for opioids. That is more than enough to “give every American adult their own bottle of ...
As opioid addiction skyrockets, treatment for addicts lags far behind, insurance data shows
/ June 30, 2017 / 0 comments
By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times A new report on opioid use among privately insured Americans has found that diagnoses of opioid addiction increased almost fivefold between 2010 and ...
Get Generic Drugs to Market Faster
/ June 23, 2017 / 0 comments
One good way Congress can bring down the cost of prescription medicines. by Ameet Sarpatwari and Aaron S Kesselheim Bloomberg In late April, Patrick Leahy, a Democratic senator, and Tom ...
Are Pharmaceutical Companies to Blame for the Opioid Epidemic?
/ June 6, 2017 / 0 comments
Recent lawsuits are asking courts whether the current crisis is comparable to the one over tobacco in the ’90s. By Alana Samuels, The Atlantic Opioid abuse is rampant in states like ...
Attorney General Mike DeWine Sues Five Pharmaceutical Companies for Role in Opiate Addiction Crisis
/ June 1, 2017 / 0 comments
Posted By Eric Sandy on Wed, May 31, 2017 Cleveland Scene Attorney General Mike DeWine targeted five pharmaceutical companies in a sweeping lawsuit filed today, alleging ...