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Common Drugs May Be Contributing to Depression

Common Drugs May Be Contributing to Depression Over one-third of Americans take at least one medication with depression as a potential side effect, a new study reports. ImageCreditStuart Bradford By Roni Caryn Rabin June 13, 2018 Could common prescription medications be contributing to depression and rising suicide rates? Over one-third of Americans take at least one prescription drug that lists ...

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AG sues opioid maker in deaths

Attorney General Maura Healey is claiming Purdue Pharmaceuticals deceived Massachusetts doctors and reaped millions from opioid sales in the state — and is implicating the company in the deaths of 670 residents. It’s all part of a lawsuit calling for “full and complete resitution” for damages caused by sales of their drugs. The lawsuit, filed yesterday in Suffolk Superior Court, ...

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Mass. sues opioid maker, executives

BOSTON — Massachusetts sued the maker of prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin and its executives on Tuesday, accusing the company of spinning a “web of illegal deceit” to fuel the deadly drug abuse crisis while boosting profits. Purdue Pharma is already defending lawsuits from several states and local governments, but Massachusetts is the first state to personally name the company’s executives ...

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Mass. Sues Purdue Pharma Over 670 Residents Who Fatally Overdosed On Opioids

State Attorney General Maura Healey announced Tuesday that Massachusetts is suing Purdue Pharma on behalf of 670 Massachusetts residents who were prescribed OxyContin, became addicted to opioids, overdosed and died. The 80-page complaint filed Tuesday in state court says the pharmaceutical company violated the state’s consumer protection law. Sixteen current and former Purdue directors and executives are also named in the lawsuit. ...

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Opioid lawsuit in Massachusetts is first to name company executives, state AG says

Purdue Pharma, the makers of OxyContin, is facing numerous lawsuits over its product.  (Associated Press) Massachusetts sued the maker of prescription opioid painkiller OxyContin and its executives Tuesday, accusing the company of fueling the deadly drug abuse crisis by spinning a “web of illegal deceit” to boost profits. The lawsuit — which the state’s attorney general says is the first ...

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How Many Extra Calories Are You Getting From Food At Work

Pizza is a common free food at workplaces because it is relatively cheap and easy to order and serve. (Photo: Shutterstock) Apparently a fair number of people take a lot of %#$% at work and eat it too. Yesterday at the Nutrition 2018 meeting in Boston, Stephen Onufrak, an epidemiologist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), presented what he ...

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Are prescription medications making Americans depressed?

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Heart-wrenching photo shows brother comforting little sister hours before she died

Cydney Henderson The Republic | azcentral.com Published 11:05 p.m. UTC Jun 12, 2018 Have you seen this photo?  It’s the moment a brother said goodbye to his dying little sister.  Addalyn Sooter, or Addy as family members called the 4-year-old, was battling diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a rare tumor that starts in the brain stem. The family from Springdale, Arkansas, suburb of ...

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1 in 3 Adults In The US Take Medications That Can Cause Depression

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Mom and fellow makeup artist calls out Kat Von D for anti-vaccine stance with heartwrenching story

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Mom and fellow makeup artist calls out Kat Von D for anti-vaccine stance with heartwrenching story  WZZM13.com Kat Von D Doesn’t Plan To Vaccinate Her Child And People Aren’t Happy About It  BuzzFeed News Beauty blogger mom calls out Kat Von D for anti-vaccine stance with heartwrenching story  USA TODAY Pregnancy and Vaccination | Vaccines for Pregnant Women ...

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