Medications

Drug companies near global settlement over opioid crisis

Three leading American drug distributors and an Israeli drugmaker blamed for a deadly US opioid epidemic settled a bellwether civil lawsuit with two Ohio counties Monday, opening the door for a broader national settlement worth billions of dollars. The $260 million deal with Ohio’s Summit and Cuyahoga counties set the basis for a resolution of […]

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Mindfulness can help you get over your biggest fears

Mindfulness is all about being present and living in the moment. It can help to relieve anxiety and worry by altering your perspective. It basically says that thinking about your breathing, and the colour of the sky is better for you than spiralling into panic about the 800 unopened emails in your inbox. Which makes […]

Medications

Some states, towns skeptical over proposed opioid settlement

An offer from OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family to settle some 2,000 lawsuits over their contribution to the national opioid crisis is receiving growing pushback from state and local officials who say the proposed deal doesn’t include enough money or accountability. Connecticut Attorney General William Tong on Friday called for the company, […]