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Why companies file for bankruptcy – and how it protects both...

Lindsey Simon, University of Georgia Reports have emerged that Purdue Pharma is in settlement talks to resolve thousands of federal and state lawsuits over its...

Shouldn’t there be a law against reckless opioid sales? Turns out,...

Nicolas Paul Terry, IUPUI The massive scale of prescription opioid shipments as the ongoing overdose epidemic unfolded has started to come into focus. Drug companies shipped...

Opioid epidemic may have cost states at least $130 billion in...

Joel Segel, Pennsylvania State University; Douglas L. Leslie, Pennsylvania State University; Gary Zajac, Pennsylvania State University; Max Crowley, Pennsylvania State University, and Paul L....

What Oklahoma’s opioid settlement means for other states, cities and counties...

Andrew Pollis, Case Western Reserve University Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter recently announced that the state had reached a US$270 million settlement with Purdue Pharma,...

Promising new drug for treatment-resistant depression – esketamine

Lee Hoffer, Case Western Reserve University Treatment-resistant depression affects 1 in 3 of the estimated 16.2 million adults in the U.S. who have suffered at...

An ethical dilemma for doctors: When is it OK to prescribe...

Travis N. Rieder, Johns Hopkins University America’s opioid crisis is getting worse. The role of prescription opioids has both the medical establishment and the government...

The opioid epidemic is finally a national emergency – eight years...

Erin Winstanley, West Virginia University “It has been many long, hard, agonizing battles for the last few years and you fought like a warrior every...

Fentanyl and other synthetic opioids sold as counterfeits in deadly new...

Samuel Banister, Stanford University; Axel Adams, University of California, San Francisco, and Roy Gerona, University of California, San Francisco In March and April, 56 people...

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