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New Jersey sues OxyContin maker, links marketing to opioid crisis – Reuters

October 31st, 2017
Reuters(Reuters) - New Jersey on Tuesday sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the OxyContin maker of contributing to the state's opioid crisis through deceptive marketing to doctors and patients, including the elderly and the “opioid-naive.” FILE PHOTO: A ...NJ sues maker...

New Jersey Sues OxyContin Maker, Links Marketing to Opioid Crisis – U.S. News & World Report

October 31st, 2017
U.S. News & World ReportFILE PHOTO: A pharmacist holds prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma L.D. at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S. on April 25, 2017. REUTERS/George Frey/File Photo Reuters. By Jonathan Stempel. (Reuters) -...

New Jersey sues OxyContin maker, links marketing to opioid crisis – Reuters

October 31st, 2017
Reuters(Reuters) - New Jersey on Tuesday sued Purdue Pharma LP, accusing the maker of the chronic pain medication OxyContin of fueling the state's opioid crisis through deceptive marketing to doctors and patients, including the elderly and the “opioid-naive.”.Op-Ed: It's Time...

The FDA warns that black licorice can cause heart problems in adults — confirming it’s the worst – Business Insider

October 31st, 2017
Business InsiderBlack licorice contains the sweetening compound glycyrrhizin, which can decrease potassium levels in the body, according to the US Food and Drug Administration. That temporary potassium deficiency can cause abnormal heart rhythms, high blood pressure ...Why do so many...

Don’t overdose on black licorice this Halloween, FDA warns – CBS News

October 31st, 2017
CBS NewsLast Updated Oct 31, 2017 5:01 PM EDT. On the biggest candy-eating holiday of the year, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is issuing a warning: Don't overdo it on the black licorice. The old-fashioned treat can be particularly...

FDA approves new treatment for adults with mantle cell lymphoma – FDA.gov

October 31st, 2017
FDA.govThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted accelerated approval to Calquence (acalabrutinib) for the treatment of adults with mantle cell lymphoma who have received at least one prior therapy. “Mantle cell lymphoma is a particularly aggressive ...FDA approves AstraZeneca's...

Don’t accidentally overdose on black licorice this Halloween, the FDA warns – CNN

October 31st, 2017
CNN(CNN) If Halloween is your excuse for endlessly indulging in candy (and of course it is), go slow on the black licorice. Just as it does each Halloween, the Food and Drug Administration has posted a reminder on its website...

Black Death MAPPED: ‘global outbreak’ warning as NINE new countries place on high alert – Express.co.uk

October 31st, 2017
Express.co.ukHEALTH chiefs are scrambling to contain a Black Death outbreak after plague warnings were issued for nine countries across south-east Africa. By Simon Osborne. PUBLISHED: 12:22, Tue, Oct 31, 2017 | UPDATED: 14:08, Tue, Oct 31, 2017 ...South Africa: Fatal...

Move over black and orange, Halloween pumpkins have a new color – WQAD.com

October 31st, 2017
WQAD.comIt's finally Halloween and that means thousands of people will be out trick or treating. But when you're out and about, you might notice a different colored pumpkin at some houses. Teal pumpkins are making their way into Halloween decorations...

Official: Florida resident dies of rabies from bat bite – ABC News

October 31st, 2017
ABC NewsHealth officials say a Florida resident who was bitten by a bat has died of rabies. Florida Department of Health spokeswoman Mara Gambineri tells Orlando TV station WKMG the victim didn't seek treatment. She didn't identify the victim, who...

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