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CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows

A new study out Tuesday is the latest to suggest that cannabis—or at least a key ingredient of it—might help people struggling with addiction. It found that people with opioid use disorder experienced less symptoms of craving when given can...

CBD Might Help People Struggling With Opioid Addiction, Small Trial Shows

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Amgen drug shows high response rate in small lung and colon cancer trial An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation significantly reduced tumor size in half of evaluated patients with advanced l...
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UPDATE 1-Amgen drug shows high response rate in small lung and colon cancer trial An experimental Amgen Inc drug that targets a specific genetic mutation significantly reduced tumor size in half of evaluated patients with advanced l...
18:00, 06/03/2019

Few black patients get buprenorphine for opioid addiction (Reuters Health) - While the number of Americans getting drug treatment for opioid addiction is on the rise, a new study suggests that gains may be co...
05:16, 05/15/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out...
20:32, 07/11/2019

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its f...
15:16, 07/11/2019

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoing...
04:48, 06/08/2019

‘SOTC’: Panel Discusses Opioid Addiction Crisis In Kentucky (LEX 18) — LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” convened a panel to discuss the opioid crisis that is ravaging communities in ...
18:48, 05/05/2019

FDA Is Going After Kratom, Warning Companies to Stop Selling It for Opioid Addiction and Cancer The Food and Drug Administration is still pressing down hard on kratom—the plant treatment that adherents say has helped them manage their opioid addi...
04:32, 06/27/2019

FDA warns companies selling kratom products on opioid addiction claims The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued warning letters on Tuesday to two privately held companies for illegally selling unapproved, misbranded d...
02:32, 06/26/2019

FDA warns companies against claiming an herbal drug can cure opioid addiction The Food and Drug Administration recently issued warnings to two businesses that are illegally marketing and making "unproven" claims that their produ...
22:32, 06/25/2019

Colombine shooting survivor found dead, family cites opioid addiction A survivor of the 1999 Colombine shooting was found dead in his Colorado home at 37, local media reported Saturday. Austin Eubanks had struggled with ...
16:32, 05/19/2019

Comedian Chris Kattan talks opioid addiction, his 'Saturday Night Live' audition Veteran comedian Chris Kattan wasn't sure his life story could fill the pages of a book when he started writing his latest memoir, "Baby Don't Hurt Me...
17:48, 05/28/2019

Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of its...
19:32, 05/26/2019

World Health Organization removes guidelines downplaying opioid addiction risk after criticism from US legislators The World Health Organization will discontinue two publications providing guidelines for prescribing opioids in response to accusations from U.S. lawm...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Small communities grapple with ‘huge challenge’ of opioid crisis Small communities in Canada have hospitalization rates for opioid poisonings more than double those in the country's largest cities, according to 2017...
13:48, 05/14/2019

First Opioid Trial Takes Aim at J & J Having settled with Purdue Pharma and Teva, Oklahoma will now try to blame Johnson & Johnson for its opioid disaster. Nearly 1,900 lawsuits remain nat...
18:48, 05/26/2019

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a prece...
09:32, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it op...
02:00, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma, J&J to wrap up first trial over opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general is expected on Monday to urge a judge to find Johnson & Johnson responsible for flooding the market with painkillers and f...
13:00, 07/15/2019

Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fu...
18:48, 07/15/2019

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.    &...
22:32, 05/28/2019

Trial in Oklahoma’s lawsuit against opioid makers underway NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis is underway in Oklahoma. Ope...
17:32, 05/28/2019

'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on ...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled t...
19:48, 05/28/2019

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid e...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for f...
23:16, 07/15/2019

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by ...
13:00, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing opi...
15:48, 05/24/2019

Prosecutors say J&J ran 'deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign' in key opioid trial Oklahoma state prosecutors blasted J&J in the first day of a landmark opioid trial Tuesday, saying it ran a "deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashi...
19:32, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 4-Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for fu...
21:48, 07/15/2019

U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesd...
22:32, 05/29/2019

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, th...
23:48, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid e...
18:32, 05/29/2019

UPDATE 3-U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednesd...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first tri...
20:16, 07/15/2019

REFILE-UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, th...
04:32, 05/29/2019

More than half of opioid abusers are also binge drinkers, government data shows More than half of opioid abusers are also frequent binge drinkers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report Tuesday that hi...
15:48, 06/11/2019

People often sneer at it, but small talk is hugely significant | Eva Wiseman It’s a social lubricant, a way of easing the day or the foreplay to a deeper connection. These are the small shared moments that bind us togetherEvery...
13:16, 06/16/2019

At trial, Oklahoma says Johnson & Johnson's 'greed' fueled U.S. opioid crisis Oklahoma's attorney general on Tuesday argued at the start of the first trial in lawsuits around the United States over the opioid epidemic that "gree...
18:00, 05/28/2019

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid crisis...
17:16, 05/28/2019

What's the dynamic demographic running America's small businesses? Older people The age profile of small business owners has become dramatically older over the past two decadesThe hot fintech startup genius. That amazing e-commerc...
12:48, 05/16/2019

Overdose victim’s dad to testify in Johnson & Johnson opioid trial The father of a 22-year-old college football star who died of a drug overdose will take the witness stand Wednesday in the landmark trial against John...
15:00, 05/29/2019

Johnson & Johnson faces landmark opioid trial in Oklahoma Drug giant accused of deceptive marketing conspiracyCivil suit says J&J was ‘kingpin’ of public health emergencyOne of the world’s largest drug compan...
15:32, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma and Johnson & Johnson face off in the first opioid crisis trial Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid epidemic on...
14:16, 05/28/2019

Oklahoma, Johnson & Johnson face off in first opioid crisis trial Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is set to face trial in a multibillion-dollar lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma aimed at pinning the blame for the opioid e...
16:00, 05/28/2019

A small, but growing group of Hong Kong people find a new life in Taiwan Kitty Wong and Adolf Yim, both from Hong Kong, are finalizing work on a hostel in Taiwan's southern city of Tainan that they hope will open its doors ...
13:16, 06/30/2019

Pfizer gene therapy for rare muscle disease shows promise in small, early study Pfizer Inc on Friday presented promising results from a tiny early study of its experimental gene therapy for a rare muscle disease, but two of the si...
17:00, 06/28/2019

The Latest: Grandfather shows tattoos of slain kids at trial COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The father of a South Carolina man ...
22:16, 06/10/2019

Road-rage attacker Mark Char shows up to trial in blackface A Hawaiian man bizarrely wore blackface to court, where he was jailed for life — claiming the offensive get-up was a protest at being “treated l...
23:48, 07/02/2019

Cop Implicated in Death of Eric Garner Is Headed to Administrative Trial as Data Shows Cops Still Use Choke Holds The New York City police officer implicated in the death of Eric Garner five years ago is set to face an administrative trial next week after a judge...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Video shows people climbing fence at border Video shot at the U.S.-Mexico border in El Paso, Texas, shows migrants climbing a fence as Border Patrol agents look on. It's unclear whether the...
08:16, 06/27/2019

Shocking evidence shows many people in comas may be conscious 1 in 10 people thought to be permanently unconscious as a result of brain trauma may actually be aware. The hunt is on for ways to rescue them from th...
14:00, 06/27/2019

Homicide kills far more people than armed conflict, new UN study shows Some 464,000 people across the world were victims of homicidal violence in 2017, more than five times the number killed in armed conflict over the sam...
00:00, 07/09/2019

Shocking evidence shows people in vegetative states may be conscious 1 in 10 people thought to be permanently unconscious as a result of brain trauma may actually be aware. The hunt is on for ways to rescue them from th...
18:00, 06/27/2019

People Prefer Dogs With Sad Puppy Eyes, Research Shows (NEW YORK) — What’s behind those hard-to-resist puppy dog eyes? New research suggests that over thousands of years of dog domestication, p...
13:16, 06/18/2019

People Who Spend More Time In Nature Are Happier, Research Shows It's been established that people who spend more time in parks and other natural settings tend to report higher levels of health and happiness, but ne...
10:16, 06/28/2019

Homeless people are causing subway chaos, data shows New York City’s homelessness crisis is slowing down straphangers. The number of service disruptions due to incidents involving homeless riders i...
00:00, 06/12/2019

The Latest: Passenger video shows people lining plane’s wing JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on charter plane traveling from Cuba to north Florida that ended up in a river at ends of runaway (all times loca...
20:16, 05/05/2019

Antiretroviral drugs stop HIV transmission, study shows — but can people afford them? Antiretrovirals can be expensive and people living with HIV may feel a range of financial burdens to try to get the needed medications, according to e...
22:48, 05/03/2019

Every county in the U.S. is home to people who can't afford food, study shows All 3,142 counties in the U.S. are home to people who don't have enough money to buy healthy food, including many children, according to a new st...
01:48, 05/01/2019

People who live in these cities earn the highest salaries in the world, research shows Average salaries in San Francisco have risen by 31% since 2018, with the city taking the crown for the highest-paying city in the world this year, acc...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Don't give up on humanity just yet. Study shows people are likely to return lost wallets A new study conducted across 40 countries show people are more likely to return a lost wallet, especially if there is cash in them.    ...
06:00, 06/21/2019

Suicide rates among America's young people continue to soar, study shows Suicide rates among young people have continued to soar in recent years -- so much so that the rate among 15- to 24-year-olds climbed in 2017 to its h...
19:00, 06/18/2019

More evidence that no best diet exists: A study of 1,100 people shows how everyone responds differently to common foods YIUCHEUNG/Shutterstock A new study followed 1,100 people for two weeks in the US and the UK, and found that no two people's bodies responded exactly ...
09:32, 06/12/2019

How small is a small business? The answer could cost you money | Gene Marks The federal government is changing the criteria for firms to be eligible for certain government contracts or loan guaranteesAre you a small business? ...
09:00, 07/02/2019

Rudy Giuliani: New video of Trump accuser whose case was dismissed shows 'people feel empowered to say anything they want' Video of an encounter between President Trump and a former campaign staffer that was subject of a now-dismissed lawsuit shows people feel emboldened t...
07:48, 07/12/2019

Kamala Harris has a plan to help prevent HIV from spreading. This map shows the areas of the US that are home to the most people living with the disease. AIDSVu Democratic presidential candidate, California Sen. Kamala Harris, proposed a plan to address the HIV/AIDS epidemic that emphasizes the accessi...
23:48, 06/29/2019

A small error in the tax reform law is crushing small retailers Thousands of small, family-run retailers like ours face enough of a challenge with Washington’s self-inflicted trade war, which is is raising costs an...
06:32, 07/03/2019

A group of people paid $2.25 an hour to work at a makeshift 'office' in a San Francisco parking space, and it shows just how expensive and crowded the Bay Area has become randy andy/Shutterstock In San Francisco, a group of people paid $2.25 an hour to work in a parking space called WePark. Victor Pontis told BBC he se...
13:16, 05/02/2019

Trial judge rejects El Chapo's bid for new trial over claims of potential juror misconduct Judge Brian Cogan denied Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán's bid for a new trial over possible juror misconduct, terming the request "a fis...
22:00, 07/03/2019

Lily Allen: ‘Sex can still be an addiction’ The musician, 34, on compromising pictures, Piers Morgan, and why she spent time in a psychiatric wardI’m surprised I’m not dead. The music industry w...
22:32, 06/29/2019

How to Vanquish Your Digital Addiction Analog Week is a strange concept for me. As Lifehacker’s senior technology editor, I’m glued to a screen for most of my day. I’d love to just throw al...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Trying to quit your phone addiction? There’s an app for that We’re squandering increasing amounts of time distracted by our phones. And that’s taking a serious toll on our mental and physical well-being. Perhaps...
15:48, 06/02/2019

Can India kick its coal addiction? A thick dark haze fills the sky above Singrauli, northeast India. Known as the country's coal capital, the district is home to eight coal-fired power ...
14:32, 07/15/2019

Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts ...
23:48, 05/21/2019

Researchers eye brain implant for drug addiction Clinical trials in China using deep brain stimulation may hold the key to treating drug users, literally with the flip of a switch. China is emerging ...
06:16, 05/08/2019

Stories Of Children Affected By Drug Addiction VERSAILLES, Ky. (LEX 18) – Many people from across the country came together to help children whose families are affected by substance abuse. Th...
04:00, 06/09/2019

‘SOTC’: Rising From Depths Of Addiction To Help Others In Recovery (LEX 18) — Alex Elswick’s journey could be best be described as a cautionary tale turned inspirational story. It’s important to not,...
17:32, 05/05/2019

Your new reality TV addiction? A show about artisanal glass-blowing It’s niche, it’s pretentious and it’s full of cliches. But Netflix’s Blown Away is so hilariously absurd that simply everyone has to see itMasterChef ...
22:16, 07/12/2019

Inside the Elementary School Where Addiction Sets the Curriculum About half of the student body at one Ohio elementary school has witnessed drug use at home. Educators spend time every day teaching the children how ...
01:00, 06/13/2019

The Checkup: Is ‘Digital Addiction’ a Real Threat to Kids? Think of screens as something to handle in moderation, like food, rather than something without any healthy place in our lives, like heroin, experts ...
21:16, 05/20/2019

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to battle addiction KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities as ...
07:48, 06/28/2019

Malaysia plans to decriminalize drug use to combat addiction Malaysia’s government plans to drop criminal penalties for the possession and use of drugs in small quantities to battle addiction, but stressed the m...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Amy Klobuchar Proposes $100 Billion for Addiction and Mental Health Ms. Klobuchar said she was making addiction, including alcoholism and the opioid crisis, an early focus of her campaign in part because of her experie...
11:32, 05/03/2019

How the 'Las Vegas of Italy' is kicking its slot machine addiction Once compared to Oxford, the university city of Pavia is now better known for gambling. These activists are fighting to change thatAt the start of thi...
10:48, 05/08/2019

Former NFL, LSU football player rebounds from drug addiction, homelessness to help others Former speedster and wide receiver Eric Smith played at LSU and Scottish Claymores before the Chicago Bears. In recovery, he's giving to others. ...
17:49, 05/17/2019

Group To Open Addiction Recovery Center In Appalachia FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A group active in the fight against drug addiction in Kentucky’s largest city is planning to open a regional recovery cent...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Children aged five and under at risk of internet addiction – Barnardo's Charity’s report into effects of technology on under-18s warns of threat to mental healthChildren aged five and under are at risk of becoming addicted...
15:48, 06/11/2019

Life at a South Korean internet addiction camp Newsround has visited South Korea to find out more about internet addiction camps, where young people can go if they have a serious problem with the a...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Target’s same-day deliveries might break my Amazon Prime addiction Enlarge (credit: Shipt) On Thursday, Target unveiled a new same-day ordering feature on its website. For just $9.99, customers can get items deliver...
22:00, 06/14/2019

Our smartphone addiction isn’t just bad for our mental health, it’s a security risk We’ve all had the “smartphone conversation.” The one about our unhealthy obsession and inability to put phones down. This fear is legitimized by resea...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Squirrel rescues and cyst extractions: my descent into YouTube addiction I found myself spending days utterly alone as the hypnotic site became my drug of choiceThe wild elephants turn back to salute the men who have saved ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

Your Caffeine or Nicotine Addiction Can Make Your Hospital Stay a Whole Lot Worse A coffee or smoking habit can cause a person some serious trouble if they end up in the hospital, preliminary research suggests. Patients in the inten...
19:32, 06/03/2019

Negative Rates, Designed as a Short-Term Jolt, Have Become an Addiction Europe’s central banks haven’t been able to wean the eurozone from cheap money, which distorts economies and leaves little ammunition to cushion the n...
01:48, 05/21/2019

Woman has 86 skin cancer surgeries, blames tanning ‘addiction’ Here’s a cautionary tale to start your summer. A 43-year-old Tennessee woman claims she’s undergone 86 skin cancer surgeries. She blames t...
18:48, 05/24/2019

Workplace masturbator loses arbitration case after claiming sex addiction An arbitrator found that a Canadian company was right to fire a male employee who masturbated loudly in the workplace bathroom — and who tried save hi...
06:48, 05/28/2019

Louisiana tests unapproved anti-addiction implant on inmates BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Some Louisiana inmates struggling with opioid addictions may soon find themselves sporting addiction fighting implants that ha...
11:16, 05/08/2019

Video game addiction is officially a mental health disorder Experts are finally recognizing what parents of “Fortnight” fans have long feared. The World Health Organization has officially added vide...
17:00, 05/28/2019

Video game addiction now classified as mental health disorder TUCSON – Whether it is Madden, Mario or Fortnite, it is pretty typical for kids to play some kind of video game. Last week, the World Health Org...
17:16, 06/06/2019

Video game addiction is officially considered a mental disorder, WHO says The World Health Organization, or WHO, made video game addiction an official disorder in which recurrent gaming causes negative consequences.  &...
22:16, 05/28/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixel 3a, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub   ...
17:32, 05/08/2019

John Stones aims to feed winning addiction with vibrant England Manchester City man wants new trophy in Nations League and is likely to partner Harry Maguire against NetherlandsJohn Stones says winning trophies is ...
12:32, 06/02/2019

The Duchess Of Cambridge Delivers Impassioned Speech At The First Action On Addiction Gala To make her speech on the valuable work of the charity, of which has been a patron of since 2012, Kate wore a cream off-the-shoulder Barbara Casasola ...
11:00, 06/13/2019

Google I/O: Cheaper Pixels, Android Q, smartphone addiction tools, Nest Hub Max Google goes beyond search at its annual Google I/O. On the way, are cheaper Pixels, Android Q, with more family friendly tools, Nest Hub   ...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Overcoming Addiction, Tabloid Fodder and Outgrowing That Pie Scene: What the Cast of American Pie Is Up to 20 Years Later Innocent in every way, like apple pie and Chevrolet... Made for just $10 million, American Pie went on to gross over $235 million and become a billio...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Lacey Evans survived parents’ addiction, depression to reach WWE title shot Lacey Evans is free, finally living life out from under the burdens that shaped her growing up. Evans, who will face Becky Lynch for the Raw women’s c...
22:32, 05/09/2019

Tim Cook says Apple is working on new ideas for Screen Time to fight device addiction The world has changed dramatically over the last ten years. Check out the pedestrians walking the sidewalk in any city and most are looking down at a ...
00:48, 05/05/2019

Florence Welch On Addiction, Eating Disorder Recovery, And Finding True Happiness In Her 30s "I have no idea how much I weigh right now. Five years ago, I could have told you how much in the morning, at night, clothes on, clothes off. To let g...
12:32, 06/30/2019

Daily on Healthcare: Nearly half the states have Medicaid waivers to extend care for addiction Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's...
21:32, 07/01/2019

Struggling Sale 'as frustrated as I've ever been' After his latest rough start -- in which he surrendered three home runs to the Blue Jays -- struggling Red Sox ace Chris Sale said he has never felt m...
07:16, 07/04/2019

We went to a Gap store and saw why its sales have been struggling (GPS) Bethany Biron/Business Insider Gap Inc. reported that same-store sales of its namesake brand decreased by 10% in the first quarter of 2019 as a resul...
01:32, 06/02/2019

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people...
20:32, 07/07/2019

Randy Travis opens up about childhood trauma, addiction struggles and the music industry in new memoir In his new memoir, Randy Travis is open about his experience with childhood trauma, his struggle with addiction and his brushes with the law.  &...
13:00, 06/05/2019

Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks spoke about emotional pain and drug addiction before death Columbine survivor Austin Eubanks became a nationally known speaker on the dangers of addiction. His family says he "lost his battle" this weekend. &...
02:32, 05/22/2019

San Francisco Bans E-Cigarette Sales Despite Being Home to Juul Labs, the Hottest Name in Addiction Technology The city of San Francisco has banned the sale of e-cigarettes, becoming one of the first municipalities in the U.S., along with Beverly Hills, to plac...
16:00, 06/26/2019

Why Yankees know better than to look past struggling Mets Following two flights across the Atlantic in five days that netted two precious victories over the fast-fading Red Sox, the Yankees face the Mets at C...
13:48, 07/02/2019

What the future holds for these struggling aces Some of the game's best starting pitchers got hit hard in April. Which aces should we be most concerned about? Tim Heaney takes a deep dive into the n...
07:32, 05/02/2019

Vettel struggling to get the right feel for his Ferrari "Sebastian Vettel said he had struggled to get the right feel for his Ferrari after qualifying a disappointing sixth at the British Grand Prix on Satu...
18:32, 07/13/2019

| Solskjaer vows to stick with struggling De Gea Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer has insisted that David De Gea will retain his place for Sunday's trip to Huddersfield despite the goal...
23:16, 05/04/2019

Struggling BMW Seeks New CEO to Turn Around Fortunes The chief executive of BMW won’t seek a second term, forcing the German auto maker to seek new leadership as it contends with shrinking profits and fi...
01:16, 07/06/2019

McLaren gets new setup but still struggling at Indy 500 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It’s another rough day for McLaren at the Indianapolis 500 as rain has slowed the team’s preparation time for its last...
21:16, 05/19/2019

Sober memes are thriving in addiction and sobriety communities despite the popularity of viral drug and alcohol jokes BigTunaOnline/Shutterstock Social media is rife with memes about young adult tendencies including over-eating, over-drinking, and obsessing about som...
03:16, 05/26/2019

Red Sox demolish struggling Felix Hernandez, Mariners BOSTON — Sandy Leon was frustrated he didn’t drive one run in with a safety squeeze. Instead, he drove in three with a drive over the Green Mons...
08:16, 05/12/2019

U.S. manufacturing struggling as orders, shipments decline New orders for U.S.-made goods fell in April and shipments dropped by the most in two years, indicating continued weakness in manufacturing activity t...
16:48, 06/04/2019

James Comey can’t dig struggling CNN out of ratings basement CNN continued its ratings struggle on Thursday night when the heavily promoted town hall event with former FBI Director James Comey failed to help the...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Why Fiat's classic Italian cars are struggling in the US The small but sleek Fiat 500 has been called an 'unpretentious masterpiece,' and Fiat has a cult following around the world. But it's b...
14:32, 07/08/2019

4 Your Health: Most Americans struggling with medical costs Most Americans struggle to pay their medical bills. Over half of Americans face financial hardship because of medical costs. A new study from the Amer...
19:32, 05/02/2019

Gilbert extends lead over struggling Higgins "David Gilbert has extended his advantage over a struggling John Higgins to 10-6 after claiming the final frame of Friday morning\u0027s World Champio...
15:48, 05/03/2019

Struggling Sporting KC gets first chance at D.C. United’s home Sporting Kansas City finds itself in an unusual spot -- below the red line in the Western Conference -- as manager Peter Vermes' squad travels to Wash...
11:32, 05/12/2019

Struggling Subway closed more than 1,000 restaurants in 2018 Struggling fast food franchise Subway closed more than double the number of restaurants in 2018 than it had forecast, the company revealed in a regula...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Before David Ortiz was shot, the Red Sox were struggling. Now, they’re coping. Defending World Series champions have hardly looked like their dominant 108-win selves from last season -- and that was before one of their most stori...
02:32, 06/15/2019

Rock Band 4 can’t save a struggling Mad Catz Mad Catz was counting on these plastic instruments to save its business. They didn't. Things are looking mighty grim for long-lived gaming accessor...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Why American families are struggling to pay for child care Raising a kid in America is expensive. The cost of child care has nearly tripled since 1990, more than the overall rate of inflation. Watch the video ...
16:16, 05/09/2019

Struggling to pay student loans? You could be targeted by scammers Those struggling to pay student loans continue to be targeted by bad actors who charge costly fees and don't live up to promises of loan forgiven...
15:32, 07/14/2019

Apple Looks Willing to Help Struggling iPhone-Display Maker Japan Display, which makes liquid-crystal display panels for the iPhone XR, is running out of cash owing to weaker-than-expected sales of the handset,...
12:48, 06/18/2019

Who's shining, who's struggling with a month 'til the French Open? What we learned from last week's WTA and ATP events, including Petra Kvitova's rise, Dominic Thiem peaking at the right time, and Naomi Osaka handling...
18:32, 04/29/2019

South Sudan struggling to ramp up oil production after war JUBA, South Sudan — Oil-rich South Sudan is struggling to increase production of crude several months after the end of its civil war and the political...
23:00, 05/29/2019

If you're struggling to save money, try these 5 tricks The ability to save money doesn't always come naturally. so it you're staring at a sorry bank account balance, here's how to raise your...
02:16, 05/08/2019

NASCAR’s Bubba Wallace struggling with depression KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace acknowledged covering up depression “for many years” before breaking down in near tea...
03:32, 05/11/2019

Iniesta and Torres struggling on Japanese adventure "They have four World Cup winners medals between them but the J.League\u0027s high-profile recent recruits, including Andres Iniesta and Fernando Torr...
09:32, 05/16/2019

I left prison a virgin after 28 years. Now I am struggling to have sex I have met two women since my release and been unable to perform. I am convinced that years of masturbating has ruined meI was released from prison la...
13:00, 07/08/2019

Still Standing After All This Time: How Elton John Survived Sudden Fame, Crippling Addiction and Multiple Suicide Attempts Elton John wasn't always Elton John. And we don't mean that in the "it takes time for an artist to become a superstar" sort of way. No, he literally ...
16:00, 06/01/2019

Trump Tower condos are struggling to find buyers Trump Tower may be the only losing real estate bet in New York City. Recent reporting from Bloomberg shows that since President Donald Trump took offi...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Cricket World Cup: Even players are struggling to watch the tournament on TV It was a terrific weekend in the Cricket World Cup. England were brilliant in brushing Bangladesh aside, then The Oval — the tournament's beating hear...
15:32, 06/10/2019

Yankees’ replacement ace Domingo German suddenly struggling Replacing an ace couldn’t have been as simple as Domingo German made it seem. After sliding into the injured Luis Severino’s spot in the rotation, and...
14:32, 06/02/2019

Developers struggling to sell swanky ‘Billionaires’ Row’ apartments Swank apartments are begging for buyers on Manhattan’s “Billionaire’s Row” — with more than 40% sitting unsold in towers that top out at 100 stories, ...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe amid struggling car market Six of company’s 24 European factories will close by end of 2020 under the plansThe US vehicle maker Ford plans to cut 12,000 jobs across Europe as it...
18:48, 06/30/2019

Cat struggling to find home due to excessive sneezing condition Someone get this cat a tissue! An overly sneezy cat is having a hard time finding a forever home because of his unique condition. Nine-year-old Elliot...
18:16, 05/31/2019

Hedge funds up 7% in 2019 but struggling in broader market Hedge funds are gaining steadily this year but still lagging well behind the broader market. The $3.2 trillion industry gained 7% through April, when ...
00:48, 05/22/2019

Rain leaves veggie farmers struggling with no aid in sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Torrential rain this spring prevented most Midwest farmers from planting their crops but while the federal government provides...
19:48, 06/16/2019

Why Yankees decided to give struggling Aaron Hicks a day off Aaron Hicks wasn’t in Yankees manager Aaron Boone’s lineup Thursday night, but it had nothing to do with a physical problem for the switch-hitting cen...
14:32, 06/21/2019

Yankees struggling to decide on their Aaron Judge casualty When it came to how the Yankees were going to make room for Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday, Aaron Boone didn’t provide any clues...
05:16, 06/21/2019

Brewers place struggling Chacin on IL, will recall Nelson The Milwaukee Brewers have placed struggling starter Jhoulys Chacin on the injured list with a strained lower back, paving the way for Jimmy Nelson&ap...
19:32, 06/02/2019

Campbell Readies Investments in Struggling Soup Business Campbell Soup is planning to bolster investment in its namesake business in the U.S., where sales have dropped amid heightened competition from privat...
18:32, 06/05/2019

Struggling Beauty Giant Coty to Restructure Operations Cosmetics-and-fragrance giant Coty said it would restructure its operations and take a $3 billion write-down on the multibillion-dollar beauty busines...
02:32, 07/02/2019

| Struggling Bulls get Vermeulen injury news boost Bulls No 8 Duane Vermeulen has given the team's fans a welcome boost by confirming the injury he suffered against the Brumbies in Canberra is not seri...
11:16, 05/26/2019

Struggling to find a mentor? Look to 'frientors' for a better form of support 10'000 Hours/Getty Images A frientor is a knowledgeable friend that you can call upon for advice on a specific situation. It's a more informal and re...
09:32, 06/12/2019

Inter Milan held to another stalemate away to struggling Udinese "Inter Milan risk being dragged into a six-way battle for Champions League qualification after being held to their third consecutive Serie A draw with...
23:32, 05/04/2019

Boeing looms large over struggling U.S. manufacturing sector New orders for long-lasting U.S.-made goods fell for a second straight month in May as troubles at Boeing weighed on demand for aircraft, suggesting m...
21:00, 06/26/2019

NYC hospitals, shelters struggling thanks to city’s extensive red tape As of the end of May, 480 properties owned by non-profits across the five boroughs — including shelters and hospitals — owed the city a total of $54.1...
07:00, 07/03/2019

Cardinals vs. Phillies: Struggling pitchers will mean plenty of runs The St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies enter their series in the top 10 in MLB in runs per game with both plating over 5.1 runs per game. M...
04:32, 05/08/2019

WRAPUP 1-U.S. manufacturing struggling as orders, shipments decline New orders for U.S.-made goods fell in April and shipments dropped by the most in two years, indicating continued weakness in manufacturing activity t...
18:32, 06/04/2019

Hamilton expects struggling Vettel to come back stronger Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton is backing Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel to shrug off a run of poor form and mistakes after another nightmare weeke...
18:16, 07/15/2019

Former champions Spieth, Mickelson struggling ahead of Open Former British Open champions Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson have a lot of work to do if they are to get their hands on the Claret Jug again this ye...
10:32, 06/22/2019

Nationals release struggling reliever Trevor Rosenthal WASHINGTON (AP) — Right-hander Trevor Rosenthal has been released by the Washington Nationals, who ran out patience waiting for the reliever to return...
19:32, 06/23/2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Is Struggling. Will Abortion Rights Be Her Rallying Cry? The New York senator is mired near the bottom of most polls but hopes to jump-start her campaign and fund-raising as she aggressively criticizes anti-...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Twins move on from struggling reliever Addison Reed SEATTLE (AP) — Relief pitcher Addison Reed has been designated for assignment by the Minnesota Twins following a rocky start to his rehabilitation ass...
22:32, 05/16/2019

HTC separates successful VR sales from struggling smartphone side The SteamVR-powered Vive headset is the most exciting thing that struggling handset maker HTC has had going for its brand in years. HTC seems to reali...
11:48, 05/02/2019

‘Saturday Night Live’ alum Chris Kattan claims he broke his neck during sketch, leading to drug addiction “Saturday Night Live” alum Chris Kattan claimed in his upcoming memoir that he broke his neck while performing a sketch which led to years of drug add...
16:00, 05/04/2019

Duchess of Cambridge speaks of effect of trauma in early childhood on scourge of addiction as she attends charity gala in London The Duchess of Cambridge has spoken of the effect of trauma in childhood on the scourge of addiction, as she attended a charity gala as patron this ev...
01:16, 06/13/2019

Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are struggling to stay online today Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing outages this morning. Downdetector maps show the services are struggling around the globe, but the i...
17:32, 07/03/2019

| Morocco coach expects 'tough game' against struggling Bafana Morocco coach Herve Renard is anticipating a "tough game" against South Africa at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt despite the contrasting fortunes ...
09:16, 06/30/2019

Struggling junior miners woo investors to fund exploration projects Junior miners, struggling to fund exploration as institutions seek lower risk and better returns from larger rivals and newer industries, sought to se...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Mets lose McNeil, struggling Cano to injured list Robinson Cano, who is hitting .241 with 13 RBIs, has a quad strain, and Mets teammate Jeff McNeil, who is third in the NL with a .333 batting average,...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Europe Built a System to Fight Russian Meddling. It’s Struggling. As governments debate the best way to combat Kremlin propaganda, internal documents show the political disputes behind what appeared to be an ambitiou...
18:03, 07/06/2019

Blue Jays vs. Royals: Glenn Sparkman will get best of struggling lineup The Blue Jays are hoping that Clayton Richard can get back on track today (1:07 p.m.) against the visiting Royals. Richard is 0-4 with a 6.89 ERA this...
16:32, 07/01/2019

Serginho scores as Kashima beats struggling Kobe in J-League Serginho scored his first goal of the season as Kashima Antlers beat struggling Vissel Kobe 1-0 in the J-League        ...
17:48, 05/12/2019

Struggling Zarco hopes for boost from Pedrosa's KTM MotoGP verdict Johann Zarco says KTM MotoGP test rider Dani Pedrosa's feedback will validate whether his comments about the RC16 so far this season "are wrong or not...
00:00, 06/14/2019

Dovizioso struggling to find Audi's limits in DTM testing at Misano Ducati MotoGP rider Andrea Dovizioso says he initially found it "impossible" to find the limits of the Audi RS5 DTM car through Misano's fastest corne...
12:16, 05/29/2019

Europe's Struggling Political Parties Promise a Return to the Pre-Thatcherite Era To fend off populist insurgents, once-dominant parties are overthrowing decades of free-market economies for bigger spending, generous welfare and gre...
20:16, 06/26/2019

Michigan Officials Say a Struggling School Should Close. Residents See Racism. People in Benton Harbor, Mich., say they know their schools are ailing, but they see racial bias in a state plan to shut down the city’s main high sch...
07:48, 06/17/2019

First Democratic debate offers struggling candidates a chance to shine The first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday will give contenders struggling to break through in the crowded field an opportunity to step out...
13:32, 06/26/2019

Mexico president says to propose tax break for struggling state oil company The Mexican government will propose a reduction in the tax burden of heavily indebted state oil company Pemex in the nation's 2020 budget, President A...
16:00, 07/11/2019

Struggling Rockies lefty Kyle Freeland optioned to Triple-A DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are sending left-hander Kyle Freeland to Triple-A Albuquerque to work on his mechanics after a rough start to the s...
01:32, 06/01/2019

Low turnouts suggest Copa America struggling to excite fans "The Copa America\u0027s official song is titled \"A Continent Vibrates\" but if the strikingly low attendances at some matches are anything to go by,...
00:48, 06/17/2019

Yankees demote struggling Jonathan Holder in familiar plea It took a trip to the minors to fix Chad Green earlier this season. The Yankees are counting on a similar trip to do the same for Jonathan Holder. The...
08:16, 06/25/2019

GE is not 'telling the whole story' about its struggling power business, says JP Morgan's Tusa General Electric's power business is still struggling, but the company is sugar coating this in communications with investors, according to a top...
15:32, 05/15/2019

UPDATE 1-Struggling miner Avocet plans to voluntarily liquidate Gold miner Avocet Mining Plc, which has been plagued by a shortage of cash and feeble production, on Friday said its board has proposed voluntary liqu...
10:48, 06/28/2019

Virat Kohli says England are struggling to handle tournament pressure • England’s game at Edgbaston on Sunday is crucial for hosts• India captain says emotion ‘can put too much pressure on’Virat Kohli has diagnosed tourn...
15:48, 06/29/2019

Trump urged to move agencies out of DC, reward struggling communities President Trump is being encouraged to take a major step to “drain the swamp” by relocating federal agencies outside the Beltway to struggling communi...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Mexico struggling to deal with seaweed invading some of its Caribbean beaches Mexico has spent $17 million so far to remove over a half-million tons of sargassum seaweed from its Caribbean beaches.      ...
16:32, 06/28/2019

Struggling South Africans lose faith in Nelson Mandela’s legacy Crime is high and the economy is getting worse. After 25 years of ANC rule, Cyril Ramaphosa’s party will be re-elected this week – but it faces a mora...
11:32, 05/05/2019

Maria Sharapova still struggling to finish her tale of redemption | Tumaini Carayol The former World No 1 has struggled with injuries and controversy in recent years, but will head to Wimbledon believing her story is not over yetFifte...
13:48, 06/23/2019

Taylor Swift’s Fight Over Her Catalog Is Just the Latest Example of Artists Struggling to Own Their Work Taylor Swift’s very public feud with music manager Scooter Braun over her music catalog has become the stuff of tabloid gossip, with several sta...
02:00, 07/02/2019

Trump's latest tough trade action could hit already struggling chip stocks Chip stocks have been struggling of late as trade tensions between China and the U.S. increase. The Trump administration's latest move on that fr...
19:16, 05/16/2019

India's jobs deficit: Project in Gujarat struggling to create employment When he was chief minister of the Indian state of Gujarat in 2011, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off an ambitious project to develop a fi...
06:16, 05/24/2019

Democrats Were Struggling to Unify After a Raucous Week. Then President Trump Tweeted Tensions in the Democratic Party were almost boiling over in the last two weeks, with the four high-profile, outspoken House freshmen known as “...
18:32, 07/15/2019

Rural America still struggling for access to high-speed internet service As anticipation grows for 5G technology to be rolled out in big cities, nearly 15 million people in rural pockets across the country are still waiting...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Beto O'Rourke, a Democratic darling in 2018, struggling on national stage Beto O’Rourke, the former Texas congressman who nearly won a U.S. Senate seat last year in the reliably conservative state, is struggling in his White...
19:48, 06/06/2019

Torrential Rain Leaves U.S. Midwest Vegetable Farmers Struggling With No Aid in Sight DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Like farmers throughout the Midwest, this spring’s torrential rains turned Andrew Dunham’s land into sticky ...
09:48, 06/17/2019

Chobani Turns to Fair-Trade Program to Help Struggling Dairy Industry The yogurt company is teaming up with Fair Trade USA to create a label that would signal that the milk it used came from farms that treated workers an...
12:48, 07/02/2019

Help hard to find for teens struggling with mental health, thoughts of suicide Early diagnosis, treatment is key to reducing suicide and addiction. Nearly half of people who suffer from addiction have a mental health disorder. &...
01:00, 05/24/2019

Angry Zidane Apologises After Real Madrid Lose To Struggling Rayo Real Madrid's response to Barcelona winning the title on Saturday night was to slip to a 0-1 defeat at Vallecas and fall 18 points behind La Liga's ne...
05:48, 04/29/2019

As Fed seeks policy advice, officials visit a struggling New Jersey city Two top Federal Reserve officials went to Camden, New Jersey, on Friday, taking a different reading of the pulse of the U.S. economy by visiting what ...
07:00, 05/18/2019

See Khloe Kardashian Comfort a Revenge Body Participant Struggling With His Sexuality Following through on your six-days-a-week workout schedule is a lot to handle. But it's just one of several personal hurdles Deeran is grappling with...
19:16, 07/03/2019

Baltimore struggling with soaring crime, drugs and inept political leaders Juan Grant, who led protests across Baltimore demanding answers after the arrest and in-custody death of his best friend Freddie Gray in 2015, was sho...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Mets add struggling veteran Ervin Santana on minor league deal The Mets gave Ervin Santana a shot Friday afternoon, signing the journeyman to a minor league contract, the team announced. Santana, a 15-year veteran...
21:32, 05/24/2019

Struggling in White House bid, Democrat Gillibrand seeks bump in Trump country U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand rolled through Pennsylvania, Ohio and Michigan last week on a bus emblazoned with "He broke it, we'll fix it," as part...
16:00, 07/14/2019

Struggling in polls, Kirsten Gillibrand hopes Fox News town hall can help her 'be among the last standing' As Kirsten Gillibrand fights to make the debate stage in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the senator from New York says Sunday’s ...
15:32, 06/01/2019

Canada's struggling energy industry takes stock at annual Stampede party Frustration is palpable among Canadian energy executives who have flocked to the annual Calgary Stampede celebrations in Canada's oil capital this wee...
19:32, 07/12/2019

Buttigieg, Struggling With Black Voters, Releases Plan to Address Racial Inequities After a fatal shooting prompted scrutiny of his handling of police matters, the South Bend, Ind., mayor put forth new proposals to “dismantle racist s...
14:16, 07/11/2019

NYPD chief urges officers struggling with mental health to seek help following suicides Following the suicides of two veteran NYPD officers in two days, one of the department’s top cops on Friday urged fellow officers to speak up an...
02:32, 06/08/2019

Struggling CNN lays off health unit staffers as headcount reduction moves forward Sanjay Gupta is safe, but much of the rest of CNN’s Atlanta-based staff that covers healthcare found out on Tuesday they are getting pink slips, a sou...
06:48, 05/25/2019

Candy Crush Boss talks crunch and mobile game addiction: “We don’t do crunch time” We were invited out to Stockholm to talk to King ahead of its 5000th Candy Crush level celebration. Read on for our interview with the studio co-found...
15:16, 07/02/2019

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a pur...
14:48, 07/05/2019

Mississippi Gulf Coast fishermen struggling as flooding disaster wipes out marine life The Mississippi Gulf coast is now bearing the affects of the record rain and snowmelt that has caused major flooding throughout the Midwest this year....
01:48, 06/07/2019

Boston Red Sox Manager Alex Cora to Skip White House Visit While His Native Puerto Rico Is Still Struggling Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is cool on the complimentary White House visit that comes with winning the 2018 World Series as long as his homeland ...
20:16, 05/06/2019

One Opioid-Pushing Executive Down, 1,210,392 to Go Former billionaire and pharmaceutical executive John Kapoor and four co-defendants were found guilty Thursday of racketeering conspiracy in a landmark...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: On Dallas Keuchel's deal with the Braves, emerging saves sources and struggling aces The Dallas Keuchel deal dominated headlines on a day when Max Kepler hit three home runs and Trevor Bauer, Patrick Corbin, and Caleb Smith all continu...
17:00, 06/07/2019

Can the UK avoid having a lethal opioid crisis like the one in the US? Doctors in the UK are concerned that it could follow the US into an opioid crisis, yet measures to prevent this could go too far and leave people in p...
19:32, 05/15/2019

The Giants at the Heart of the Opioid Crisis Civil suits filed by three states accuse pharmaceutical distributors of flooding the country with opioids while devising systems to evade regulators....
18:32, 04/28/2019

How a lethal toxin might help in the opioid crisis In the midst of the opioid crisis, scientists are searching for nonaddictive alternatives. Some have turned to a toxin present in certain sea creature...
12:48, 06/15/2019

'Apple Watch or it doesn't count': How tech addiction might be ruining your workout Sure, your Fitbit or Apple Watch motivates you to get moving. Experts say taking your phone with you to the gym may actually be harming your workout. ...
23:16, 05/15/2019

Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a ...
06:16, 06/01/2019

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
04:00, 06/19/2019

Britain's opioid crisis takes on US dimension Opioid addiction in Britain has spiraled to a dangerous level. Experts warn that the UK is approaching a crisis of US proportions. What's the governme...
22:16, 05/20/2019

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid add...
14:16, 07/11/2019

5 more states sue Purdue Pharma over U.S. opioid crisis The attorneys general in five states are suing the maker of the popular opioid OxyContin, saying marketing of the drug has fueled America's addiction ...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Treating deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the u...
06:48, 07/09/2019

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in t...
16:32, 06/06/2019

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he’s...
23:48, 06/10/2019

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers wi...
14:48, 07/08/2019

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal ...
03:16, 06/06/2019

Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, an...
21:32, 07/12/2019

Opioid overdose more likely if family member has prescription Opioid overdoses may be much more likely to happen in families when somebody in the household has been prescribed these drugs, a U.S. study suggests....
20:48, 06/24/2019

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addic...
01:00, 07/11/2019

Following opioid suits, family behind deadly OxyContin squabbles A united front among members of the billionaire Sackler family behind painkiller OxyContin is showing signs of strain from litigation over who bears r...
18:16, 05/10/2019

Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US prob...
23:32, 06/10/2019

More New Mexico counties suing opioid makers, distributors NEW MEXICO — Seven more New Mexico counties have filed federal lawsuits against more than two dozen manufacturers and distributors of opioid medicatio...
00:48, 05/07/2019

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb th...
00:00, 07/04/2019

Opioid Makers Draw Scrutiny From Hedge Funds Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potenti...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Five more US states sue Purdue Pharma over its role in opioid crisis Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and West Virginia join several dozen other states, alleging company pushed false claimsFive more US states sued the ...
00:16, 05/17/2019

Purdue Pharma Hit With Fresh Round of Opioid Lawsuits Six more states launched legal actions this week against Purdue Pharma alleging the company misled the public and medical communities about the addict...
21:00, 05/16/2019

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in respons...
02:32, 06/21/2019

The True Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement o...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the Ce...
02:00, 06/29/2019

Investors Bet on Opioid Fallout Sinking Drug Stocks Companies in the pharmaceutical supply chain are facing some 2,000 lawsuits related to the opioid crisis, leading some investors to wager that potenti...
17:32, 05/15/2019

Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S...
17:00, 06/10/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85M opioid settlement with Oklahoma A judge approved Monday a revised $85 million settlement between Oklahoma and Teva Pharmaceuticals over the company's role in fueling the state's ongo...
07:00, 06/25/2019

West Virginia settles opioid lawsuit with McKesson for $37M CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has settled its lawsuit against the opioid distributor McKesson for $37 million. A Thursday news release from G...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Opioid crisis is also to blame for rise in cocaine deaths Death by cocaine is rising in America, and the opioid crisis, the nation’s deadliest overdose epidemic, is at fault, health officials said Thursday. R...
17:48, 05/06/2019

AI can predict opioid overdoses from crime and socioeconomic data Newly published research suggests there's a strong link between crime and opioid abuse, and that demographics and socioeconomic factors play a role.Re...
23:48, 05/14/2019

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while in...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, t...
22:32, 06/11/2019

Tension brews between cities, states over opioid lawsuits CLEVELAND (AP) — Tension is emerging between lawyers representing state and local governments over the path forward in a set of lawsuits seeking to ho...
16:32, 06/25/2019

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they'...
19:48, 07/03/2019

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy Three open bottles of prescription medication. / Getty Images CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of ra...
19:00, 06/12/2019

UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to...
02:16, 06/06/2019

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to...
13:16, 06/06/2019

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit o...
13:00, 07/11/2019

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in opi...
04:00, 05/27/2019

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay th...
21:32, 05/26/2019

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, alleging...
17:00, 05/31/2019

News attorneys: Opioid distribution data should be public CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for news organizations have argued that the U.S. public should see federal data about how prescription opioids were distri...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Reckitt Benckiser to pay $1.4bn fine over opioid treatment sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle a...
12:32, 07/11/2019

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the u...
18:00, 07/08/2019

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to ind...
04:16, 06/07/2019

Trump Declares Commitment to Ending Opioid Crisis ‘Once and for All’ Many leading authorities on the opioid crisis have been critical of the government’s response, starting with the Obama administration, but say there h...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he didn...
03:00, 06/06/2019

West Virginia hospitals sue opioid companies; want damages Hospitals in West Virginia have banded together to sue some of the country's largest opioid companies, saying they flooded Appalachia with powerful pa...
15:16, 05/01/2019

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addic...
03:48, 07/10/2019

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come ...
15:32, 04/30/2019

This Free People Apparel Isn't Free, People, But It's Cheaper Than Usual Ultimate boho brand Free People’s effortlessly cool, vintage-y styles don’t come without some heavy lifting on the part of your wallet. But today, flo...
04:32, 05/10/2019

How small we can be America’s culture wars came to London last week. Donald Trump likes to bring disruption with him. During his state visit, he also brought his extraord...
09:48, 06/07/2019

Dollar Tree adding alcohol to 1,000 struggling Family Dollar stores Dollar Tree is adding alcohol to about 1,000 Family Dollar stores in its latest effort to turn around the struggling chain.     &...
16:48, 05/30/2019

Fate of opioid lawsuits hinges on government ‘police power’ The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the US opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal question:...
22:32, 06/26/2019

Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil ...
02:16, 06/06/2019

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doct...
21:48, 06/10/2019

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says deman...
18:32, 05/24/2019

The Met museum to reject donations from Sackler family over opioid crisis Move follows similar recent decisions about Sackler philanthropy, including by the Guggenheim museum and the Tate in BritainThe Metropolitan Museum of...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Insys Files for Chapter 11 Days After Settling Opioid Case Specialty-pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell its assets, just days after agreeing to pay $22...
14:00, 06/10/2019

Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government 'police power' The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal questio...
16:16, 06/26/2019

Warren unveils $100 billion plan to tackle opioid crisis Presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren wants to spend $100 billion over 10 years to help states and territories hard hit by the opioid epidemic....
17:48, 05/08/2019

UPDATE 2-Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U.S...
14:48, 06/10/2019

Local Governments Seek Negotiating Power In Opioid Lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid ...
02:32, 06/16/2019

Vermont attorney general sues owners of opioid manufacturer MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says he’s filed suit against eight members of the family that owns the drug company...
00:00, 05/22/2019

Met to reject gifts from Sacklers amid fury over opioid crisis The Metropolitan Museum of Art announced Wednesday that it would no longer accept gifts from the Sackler family, principal owners of the drugmaker beh...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Few at risk for opioid overdose get potentially life-saving naloxone (Reuters Health) - A tiny percentage of people at high risk for opioid overdose are getting prescriptions for naloxone, a medication that could potent...
04:16, 05/04/2019

Five more U.S. states sue OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma over opioid epidemic Five U.S. states on Thursday filed lawsuits accusing Purdue Pharma LP of illegally marketing and selling opioids, escalating the wave of litigation ov...
21:16, 05/16/2019

Opioid addicts seeking help are often denied treatment, study finds Posing as heroin users seeking help, researchers contacted hundreds of treatment clinics in US states with the highest overdose death rates -- and the...
20:48, 06/04/2019

UPDATE 1-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to fa...
19:16, 05/26/2019

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to fa...
21:00, 05/26/2019

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charg...
12:16, 05/25/2019

UPDATE 2-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company wa...
23:48, 05/26/2019

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to th...
14:16, 06/30/2019

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into claim...
03:00, 06/11/2019

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restricte...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges ...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Five state attorneys general sue Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis The attorneys general for West Virginia, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland and Wisconsin announced Thursday that they are suing Purdue Pharma and former director...
09:32, 05/17/2019

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiovas...
01:48, 06/14/2019

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study th...
01:48, 06/11/2019

‘SOTC’: U.S. Rep. Barr Sees Urgency In Addressing Opioid Crisis (LEX 18) — U.S. Rep. Andy Barr of Kentucky tells LEX 18’s “State of the Commonwealth” that lawmakers in Washington are working...
17:32, 05/05/2019

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose found...
00:16, 06/11/2019

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitch...
22:00, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Maine sues opioid maker over deceptive marketing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 1 p.m. Maine’s attorney general says in a lawsuit tha...
01:00, 06/04/2019

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Commi...
21:32, 07/10/2019

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will m...
01:00, 06/29/2019

Murray Hill doctor pleads guilty in opioid scheme A 72-year-old Manhattan doctor who treated HIV patients pleaded guilty to illegally peddling opioids and other drugs out of his Murray Hill office. Di...
20:16, 05/03/2019

Oklahoma judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement An Oklahoma judge on Monday approved a revised $85 million settlement with Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd resolving claims by the state's attorney...
22:32, 06/24/2019

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the d...
19:48, 06/20/2019

NIH-funded studies aim to lower opioid deaths by 40 percent in 3 years The National Institute of Drug Abuse will give more than $350 million to support local opioid recovery, prevention and treatment in four states around...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Oklahoma medical examiner testifies in state opioid lawsuit NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma’s medical examiner has provided tragic details of opioid-related deaths during testimony in the state’s laws...
19:48, 06/19/2019

McKesson to pay $37 million to resolve West Virginia opioid lawsuit Drug distributor McKesson Corp has agreed to pay $37 million to resolve a lawsuit by the state of West Virginia seeking to hold it responsible for con...
19:32, 05/02/2019

Ex-doctor in Texas sentenced to 20 years in prison over opioid deaths Howard Gregg Diamond, a Texas doctor who wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven ...
04:32, 05/10/2019

Opioid overdose deaths decline when pharmacists can dispense naloxone (Reuters Health) - In states where pharmacists were allowed to sell the potentially lifesaving opioid antidote naloxone without a prescription, fewer ...
01:48, 05/10/2019

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two U.S. lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the...
23:48, 05/22/2019

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction cris...
04:32, 06/07/2019

Bring medically proven opioid treatments into jails and prisons President Trump may have a reputation for toughness, but the White House is taking a different approach with its newest plan to counteract crime and a...
19:48, 05/23/2019

Sen. Martha McSally: The opioid crisis hits too close to home for too many The opioid crisis hits close to home for too many Arizonans and Americans. Since 2017, 20,432 Arizonans suffered from an opioid overdose and countless...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Billionaire pharma founder convicted in opioid bribery scheme The billionaire founder behind the drug company that hired a former exotic dancer to help bribe doctors was found guilty in a nationwide scheme to pre...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for t...
02:16, 05/03/2019

Jurors to resume lengthy deliberations in opioid bribes case Jurors will head back to court to continue deliberating in the case against a wealthy drug company founder accused of directing a scheme to bribe doct...
19:16, 04/28/2019

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked excit...
22:16, 06/10/2019

Chrissy Teigen shuts down 'baby bump' question with sensitivity to those struggling with infertility The 33-year-old model shared a photo of her and John Legend to Instagram and someone asked if she was pregnant. Of course, she responded respectfully....
07:16, 06/11/2019

Tesla electric car demand is 'absolutely not' struggling, Elon Musk says amid investor concerns Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday dismissed suggestions that demand for the company's electric vehicles is flagging.      ...
03:16, 06/12/2019

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisis...
14:32, 05/23/2019

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection faci...
00:32, 06/06/2019

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as co...
02:16, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 2-U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitch...
22:32, 06/14/2019

Unit of drugmaker Insys to plead guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc is set to plead guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department re...
12:48, 06/07/2019

Drug company founder, 4 other former executives guilty in opioid kickback scheme The founder of Arizona-based drug company Insys Therapeutics and four other former executives were convicted Wednesday of conspiring to pay doctors br...
22:48, 05/02/2019

Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioi...
01:00, 05/03/2019

Bribes and lapdances: Drug firm founder guilty in opioid case The founder of a multi-billion dollar drug company has been convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe its highly addictive fentanyl spray to patients ...
11:00, 05/03/2019

Opioid manufacturer Insys agrees to pay $225M resolution in kickback case Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million to settle the government's criminal and civil investigations into the company's unla...
04:32, 06/07/2019

Court rules in favor of woman seeking opioid meds in jail PORTLAND, Maine — A federal appeals court has affirmed a judge’s order requiring a jail to provide medication to a woman to keep her opioid addiction ...
01:32, 05/03/2019

Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving ...
17:32, 06/07/2019

Colorado makes gains fighting U.S. opioid overdose death rate As the U.S. grapples with record-breaking numbers of suicides and overdose deaths, a modest drop in overdose fatalities in Colorado in 2018 has doctor...
16:32, 06/13/2019

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.   &#...
23:48, 07/09/2019

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company’...
02:48, 05/27/2019

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the Uni...
19:00, 06/27/2019

As opioid crisis rages on, Justin Trudeau resists pressure to decriminalize Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has refused to pursue decriminalization, even though he's faced pressure from grassroots Liberal party members and his o...
21:48, 05/04/2019

Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic ...
21:32, 07/12/2019

Elizabeth Warren to Unveil $100 Billion Plan to Fight the Opioid Crisis Sen. Elizabeth Warren will unveil a ten-year, $100 billion plan aimed at curbing the abuse of extremely addictive opioid drugs such as oxycodone, hydr...
14:48, 05/08/2019

Two-thirds of Americans blame drug companies for opioid crisis, new poll says About two-thirds of Americans believe drug companies are to blame for the opioid crisis, although nearly as many hold drug users themselves responsibl...
00:16, 04/29/2019

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & Jo...
03:48, 06/25/2019

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of busines...
07:48, 07/02/2019

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug m...
17:00, 05/22/2019

Drugmaker Insys shares tank after saying opioid lawsuits may force it into bankruptcy Insys Therapeutics shares tanked Monday after the company said it may have to file for bankruptcy because it can't afford legal costs related to ...
18:16, 05/13/2019

Opioid use booming as tramadol crisis emerges in Africa - U.N. drug report Synthetic opioid use is booming, the United Nations said on Wednesday in a worldwide drug report that showed deaths in the United States from overdose...
02:32, 06/26/2019

Sackler firm ensnared in opioid probe of Italy’s ‘Pain League’ PARMA, Italy — The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, plan...
21:00, 05/29/2019

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to ...
22:48, 06/06/2019

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold t...
23:32, 07/02/2019

Pennyslvania sues maker of OxyContin, 'jet fuel' of America's opioid crisis Lawsuit is the first against Purdue Pharma to allege in detail a prolific and calculated scheme of pushing drugs on prescribers Dr Jeffrey Bado receiv...
06:48, 05/15/2019

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for con...
02:00, 05/24/2019

These are the best small towns in the country See which small towns took home top honors across six categories in the 2019 10Best Readers' Choice contest.       ...
16:32, 05/20/2019

The best small towns in the country Some of America's most underrated travel destinations are its small towns. 10Best asked readers to vote for their favorites, and the results are ...
19:48, 06/13/2019

Are small cities the smartest? When you hear of urban transformations, you tend to think of high-rise mega-cities like Shanghai, Dubai or Hong Kong. Or if it's technological advance...
14:16, 05/14/2019

Small Mortgages Get Harder to Come By Smaller mortgages have become rarer as lenders cater more to high-end borrowers. That is making homeownership more elusive even in places where prices...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Top 10 best small SUVs 2019 The UK car market is awash with high-riding SUVs that are spacious yet decent to drive when the occasion arises. Find out which make our top 10 list ...
14:32, 05/20/2019

To be successful with AI, you have to start small At Transform 2019 in San Francisco, Landing.ai's Dongyan Wang offered tips on what it takes to successfully integrate AI into your business.Read More...
21:00, 07/12/2019

Small business with big printing needs? Get this MFD A printer is a key tool in many offices and, for most SMBs, the primary requirement is simply that it prints reliably. However, printers can offer so ...
11:00, 07/11/2019

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries ...
18:00, 06/29/2019

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at mult...
23:32, 05/10/2019

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the compan...
23:16, 05/23/2019

UPDATE 5-Founder, execs of drug company guilty in conspiracy that fed opioid crisis The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday became the highest-ranking drugmaker executive convicted in a case tied to the U.S. opioid crisis, w...
23:16, 05/02/2019

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufac...
02:32, 06/12/2019

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for giving fatal opioid doses An Ohio doctor was charged with 25 counts of murder for administering high and sometimes fatal doses of opioid painkillers to dozens of very sick pati...
01:16, 06/06/2019

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General’...
01:00, 06/16/2019

Ohio doctor William Husel charged with 25 counts of murder in opioid deaths Ohio prosecutors charged a physician Wednesday with more than two dozen counts of murder, for prescribing fatal doses of opioids to near-death patient...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanfor...
23:16, 06/10/2019

Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after corruption charges Pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday less than a week after pleading guilty to fraud charges. ...
18:32, 06/10/2019

For First Time, Pharmaceutical Distributor Faces Federal Criminal Charges Over Opioid Crisis The charges against the wholesaler, Rochester Drug Cooperative, and two of its former executives marked a new tactic for prosecutors in tackling the e...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Drug Firm Founder, Executives Convicted Guilty In Opioid Bribery Scheme The founder of Insys Therapeutics Inc became the highest-ranking pharmaceutical executive to be convicted in a case tied to the US opioid crisis, when...
10:00, 05/03/2019

Metropolitan Museum of Art to reject funding from Sackler family over links to opioid crisis The Sackler name is emblazoned on the walls at some of the world’s great museums, such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, which has become the latest ...
04:16, 05/16/2019

Billionaire founder of opioid firm guilty of bribing doctors to prescribe drug John Kapoor, 75, also guilty of defrauding insurance companiesProsecutors say fentanyl drug Subsys fuelled opioid epidemicThe head of a leading drug m...
22:48, 05/02/2019

How Ohio is coping with its high opioid overdose death rate that's slamming its economy About 5,000 people die from opioid overdoses in Ohio each year. It's destroying families and hurting the state's workforce. Now the governor...
15:32, 07/10/2019

One small change can help NHL elevate Stanley Cup even more The injury lists revealed following the playoffs are longer than Zdeno Chara’s reach. One guy plays through a broken sternum, another through cracked ...
12:00, 06/16/2019

Another "Trade Small, Win Often" Student Speaks Paul Hotke owns his own CPA business and trades part-time to supplement his income. He took our "Trade Small, Win Often" course in February-May. See w...
19:16, 05/31/2019

Best apps for small business in 2019 Small business owners are no strangers to operating on a shoestring. Any small changes you can make in terms of efficiency may transform into a huge a...
15:00, 06/01/2019

Best small business software of 2019 Starting up a small business can seem a scary proposition, and it's often difficult at first to know what software you will need. While ther...
21:32, 06/27/2019

Kia previews new small SUV designed for millennials Kia global small SUV Korean firm's smallest SUV to feature bold new design – but 'global' model won't be coming to UK Kia has released the first sk...
04:16, 05/14/2019

Best small business web hosting for 2019 Every business needs a website, but finding the right website hosting package isn't always easy. Many plans are targeted primarily at home users,...
21:32, 05/16/2019

White Sox go small to beat Rangers 5-4 in 10 after 2 big HRs ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eloy Jiménez scored on a sacrifice squeeze bunt by Yolmer Sánchez in the 10th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas ...
08:16, 06/22/2019

Best 32-inch TVs 2019: the best small TVs for any budget If you're after a small TV, and can't bear the scale – or the price tag – of the massive screens being touted by today's ...
16:00, 06/18/2019

How to Buy in Bulk When You Live in a Small Space Buying in bulk can be an empowering experience. The combination of the cost-savings, plus the satisfaction of not needing to buy that again for a whil...
22:00, 06/12/2019

Small business owners: Don't rush into using AI An artificial intelligence strategist advises small business owners to focus on revenue and growth and not AI in of itself--at least for now--because ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

This is the top city for small business in the US: Study Miami is the No. 1 place for small business, according to a Biz2Credit national survey of more than 30,000 businesses released on Tuesday, May 7. The ...
15:32, 05/07/2019

Be your own best boss: Take a vacation from your small business Even if running your small business equals living your best life, you still need time to refresh and reset - just like your employees.   &#...
13:48, 06/26/2019

Small Businesses Aren't Rushing Into AI Artificial intelligence over the past decade has shifted from research theories to actual practices in corporate offices. But it isn’t within the reac...
17:16, 06/09/2019

In a Trade Fight, Small Could Be Beautiful Again Until recently, investors saw smaller companies as a trusty shield against trade tensions. Given the health of the U.S. domestic economy, they should ...
16:32, 05/22/2019

A TV Critic Who Has Seen the Small Screen Become Huge In “I Like to Watch,” Emily Nussbaum of The New Yorker looks back on television’s artistic high points and cultural influence over the past two decade...
21:00, 07/03/2019

Rich people hunt people who we're assuming aren't rich in teaser for Blumhouse's The Hunt One of our most anticipated flicks of the year might be The Hunt, a Blumhouse thriller that, like the Purge franchise before it, appears to have the 1...
19:48, 07/15/2019

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus ...
16:48, 06/03/2019

5 states file new lawsuits against OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma amid opioid epidemic Five state attorneys general have announced new lawsuits against the maker of OxyContin as they seek to hold the drug industry responsible for an opio...
19:16, 05/16/2019

Elizabeth Warren, Unveiling Opioid Plan, Says She Will Give Sackler Family’s Donations to Charity Ms. Warren, a Democratic presidential candidate, also called on Harvard University to remove the pharmaceutical family’s name from its campus building...
01:48, 05/09/2019

Lap dances, rap videos, deception: Pharma execs guilty of racketeering in first opioid epidemic conviction A billionaire pharmaceutical CEO faces up to 20 years in prison after being found guilty of a bribery and kickback scheme to get doctors to prescribe ...
01:16, 05/04/2019

Presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren unveils $100 billion plan to combat the opioid epidemic Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren and House Oversight Committee chairman Rep. Elijah Cummings on Wednesday unveiled a $100 billion...
17:48, 05/08/2019

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chase...
22:48, 05/23/2019

Met museum nixes donations from Purdue Pharma's Sackler family amid opioid uproar The Metropolitan Museum of Art said Wednesday it will stop accepting donations from members of the Sackler family who are still linked to Purdue Pharm...
02:16, 05/16/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and ...
13:00, 05/03/2019

The Ford Puma Is the Small Crossover America Should Have Gotten The Ford Puma, once part of that small, two-door car segment that was popular in decades past, is back, and it sure is big—bigger than it ever was, th...
18:48, 06/26/2019

Why America's 'small wars' are only going to get deadlier in the future US Army/Sgt. Christopher McCullough The US has spent decades fighting small, asymmetric conflicts against insurgencies around the world. Insurgent fo...
12:00, 05/04/2019

Small SUV of the Year 2019: Citroen C3 Aircross Awards 9 Jul, 2019 The Citroen C3 Aircross is the 2019 Auto Express Small SUV of the Year, with the Dacia Duster and Volkswagen T-Cross ...
01:16, 07/10/2019

Police: 2 die in small plane crash near Indianapolis MOUNT COMFORT, Ind. (AP) — Indiana State Police say a small plane has crashed near Indianapolis, killing two people. Sgt. John Perrine says the crash ...
23:48, 05/22/2019

Small used cars are the most dangerous, study finds A new study suggests bigger is better when it comes to car safety. Online automotive marketplace and research outfit iseecars.com took fatal accident ...
17:16, 05/16/2019

Why U.S. small caps may lag despite U.S.-China trade truce A truce in the trade war between the United States and China that pushed large-cap stocks to new record highs Monday does not appear to be enough to b...
22:48, 07/01/2019

'The Name of the Rose' miniseries hits the small screen Umberto Eco’s bestselling middle ages murder mystery involving devious monks and a merciless inquisitor is set to enthrall an even bigger worldwide au...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Equality FC: A small football club with a big commitment With the US Women's team suing their own federation ahead of the World Cup, the discussion around football's gender pay disparity is growing. DW visit...
19:16, 05/06/2019

There's only a 'very small' chance of a no-deal Brexit, says UK's Hammond Britain's chancellor of the exchequer says a "clear majority" in parliament is against the idea of the U.K. leaving the European Union without a ...
11:32, 06/08/2019

9 dead after small plane crashes in Hawaii There were no survivors after the twin engine King Air plane crashed Friday night near Dillingham Airfield, on Oahu’s North Shore, Hawaii Department o...
14:48, 06/22/2019