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Meth's Resurgence Spotlights Lack of Meds to Combat Addiction

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By Carmen Heredia Rodrigue |
Even as the opioid epidemic continues, the toll of methamphetamine use, also known as meth or crystal meth, is on the rise, too.

Life in Limbo: Leftover Embryos Vex Clinics, Couples

Life in Limbo: Leftover Embryos Vex Clinics, Couples

By Marilynn Marchione | Jan 19
Tens of thousands of embryos are stuck in limbo in fertility clinics, leftovers from pregnancy attempts and broken dreams of parenthood.

Opioid Crisis Brings Unwanted Attention to Wealthy Family

Opioid Crisis Brings Unwanted Attention to Wealthy Family

By Alanna Durkin Richer | Jan 19
The Sackler family owns Purdue Pharma, the privately held drug company that has made billions from OxyContin, and Sacklers hold most of the seats on the board.

Less Beef, More Beans. Experts Say World Needs New Diet

Less Beef, More Beans. Experts Say World Needs New Diet

By Candice Choi | Jan 18
A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world's diet.

Meth's Resurgence Spotlights Lack of Meds to Combat Addiction

Meth's Resurgence Spotlights Lack of Meds to Combat Addiction

By Carmen Heredia Rodrigue | Jan 18
Even as the opioid epidemic continues, the toll of methamphetamine use, also known as meth or crystal meth, is on the rise, too.

Researchers See Possible Link Between Opioids, Birth Defect

Researchers See Possible Link Between Opioids, Birth Defect

By Mike Stobbe | Jan 18
Health officials are looking into a possible link between prescription opioids and a horrific birth defect.

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Mutual of Omaha Changes PrEP Policy for Insurance Applicants

Mutual of Omaha Changes PrEP Policy for Insurance Applicants

Jan 10
One of the country's largest insurance providers has agreed to stop denying all forms of insurance, including life and long-term care insurance, to Massachusetts residents using the HIV prevention medication Truvada.


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Filing: OxyContin Maker Forecast 'Blizzard of Prescriptions'

Filing: OxyContin Maker Forecast 'Blizzard of Prescriptions'

A member of the family that owns OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma told people at the prescription opioid painkiller's launch party in the 1990s that it would be "followed by a blizzard of prescriptions that will bury the competition."