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Opioid Commission’s Blueprint To Fighting Crisis Focuses On Drug Courts, Tighter Prescribing Requirements

Stat gets an exclusive look at the plan that will be unveiled Wednesday. In other news, drugmakers are under pressure ...
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State Highlights: Small Clinics, Doctor’s Offices In Puerto Rico Still Without Power; ACLU Threatens Suit Over Disabled Boy In Texas

Media outlets report on news from Puerto Rico, Texas, Massachusetts, Missouri, Georgia, Oklahoma, Colorado, New Mexico, Tennessee, Iowa, Kansas and ...
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Viewpoints: ‘Code Status’ And End-Of-Life Complexities; Legalizing Marijuana Can Be A Money-Making Move For States

A selection of opinions on health care from around the country. WBUR: Code Blue Confusion: He'd Checked 'Do Not Resuscitate' ...
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Beyond Privacy Concerns: Interactive Gadgets Can Pose Threat To Children’s Psychology

Children, who are learning what's appropriate social interaction, can be affected more than adults by the human-computer relationship that's becoming ...
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Foreign Product Alert: Body Con Plus capsules, Physic Candy – Define, 7-Day Slim Extreme capsules

Issue These foreign health products have been found by regulators in other countries to contain undeclared drug ingredients. The products ...
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Trump Stops Short Of Declaring Opioid Crisis A National Emergency — Which Means No Extra Funds

Instead, President Donald Trump declared the epidemic a public health emergency, which is more limited status in terms of what ...
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Opioid Declaration: A Step In The Right Direction Or Empty Words Without Any Punch?

While some criticize the lack of money behind the Trump administration's public health emergency move, others are excited for the ...
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Those On Front Lines Of Opioid Epidemic In Hard-Hit States Dismayed By Trump’s Announcement

The emergency declaration “falls far short of actions that are needed to immediately address the magnitude and scope of this ...
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Insys Founder Charged With Felonies Involving ‘Nationwide Conspiracy’ To Push Powerful Opioids

Prosecutors allege John N. Kapoor had been bribing doctors to prescribe his company's drug intended for cancer patients only. The ...
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