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CINCINNATI (AP) — A woman has been accused of pretending to be a doctor and falsely claiming her preschool-age son had terminal cancer so he could receive unnecessary hospital care and opioids. A Hamilton County prosecutor told jurors on Tuesday at the trial of Monika Burgett...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on New Hampshire's lawsuit against Purdue Pharma (all times local): 6:51 p.m. Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan says the role that drugmakers have played in the opioid crisis in New Hampshire is abundantly clear. Following the state's announcement...
EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey funeral home director is using his firm's website to discuss the deadly opioid crisis in stark terms. Peter Kulbacki discusses witnessing the "inexplicable grief" and "emotional devastation" overdose deaths cause families and the...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The attorney general's office sued Purdue Pharma on Tuesday, alleging that the drug manufacturer has continued its deceptive marketing of OxyContin in a state that has been called the "ground zero" of the opioid epidemic. In a civil complaint, the state...
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire attorney general's office is suing Purdue Pharma, alleging that the drug manufacturer has continued its deceptive marketing of OxyContin in a state that has been called the "ground zero" of the opioid epidemic. In a civil complaint filed...
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump took on the opioid drug epidemic Tuesday, pledging that "we will fight this deadly epidemic and the United States will win." Trump held a briefing on the matter at his private golf course in central New Jersey, where he is on a 17-...
SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Sinead O'Connor has emotionally pleaded for help and opened up about her struggles with mental illness in a rambling Facebook video. The 50-year-old Irish singer says in the video posted Thursday that she was staying alive for the sake of others and...
NEW YORK (AP) — A safe haven where drug users inject themselves with heroin and other drugs has been quietly operating in the United States for the past three years, a report reveals. None were known to exist in the U.S. until the disclosure in a medical journal, although...
NEW YORK (AP) — A safe haven where drug users inject themselves with heroin and other drugs has been quietly operating in the United States for the past three years, a report reveals. None were known to exist in the U.S. until the disclosure in a medical journal, although...