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BOSTON (AP) — 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...
CHICAGO (AP) — With frustration mounting over lawmakers' inaction on gun control, the American Medical Association on Tuesday pressed for a ban on assault weapons and came out against arming teachers as a way to fight what it calls a public health crisis. At its annual...
CHICAGO (AP) — The American Medical Association has adopted sweeping measures aimed at reducing gun violence, a problem it considers a public health crisis. At its annual policy-making meeting Tuesday in Chicago, the AMA voted to press for a ban on assault weapons and came out...
BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is suing the maker of OxyContin over the deadly opioid crisis and is the first state to also target company executives. Attorney General Maura Healey on Tuesday announced the lawsuit against Purdue Pharma and 16 current and former executives and board...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is diving into a two-week vote-a-thon on dozens of bills aimed at opioids abuse, as lawmakers seek to bolster efforts to curb a crisis that's killing tens of thousands a year and to score a popular win they can tout for the midterm elections. A...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is diving into a two-week vote-a-thon on dozens of bills aimed at opioids abuse. The move comes as lawmakers seek to expand efforts to curb addiction — and return home with a relatively easy win they can tout before the midterm elections. Underscoring...
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — In a story June 8 about progress being made in calming Congo's deadly Ebola outbreak, The Associated Press misidentified the program for the estimated $15.5 million needed over nine months. The World Health Organization said that was the appeal for the...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal government is investigating whether the University of Southern California concealed sexual harassment allegations made against a campus gynecologist whose behavior during pelvic examinations has prompted hundreds of complaints, officials announced...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal government is investigating whether the University of Southern California concealed sexual harassment allegations made against a campus gynecologist whose behavior during pelvic examinations has prompted hundreds of complaints. The Department of...