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Fentanyl Shortage Declared by FDA as Illicit Sales Soar

The FDA has declared a shortage of fentanyl citrate. However, even as the fentanyl shortage declared by the FDA affects those who legitimately acquire...

Trump Appoints Ex-Pharma Exec as Replacement HHS Secretary

On Monday, Donald Trump announced via twitter that Alex Azar, the former head of pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly, is to serve as replacement Secretary...

Florida State Greek Life Suspended After Pledge Death

Florida State University has had all Greek life suspended on the campus indefinitely in the wake of the death of a pledge. On Friday, November...

Koch Funds Ohio State University Drug Research Center

The Charles Koch Foundation has provided a $4.5 million dollar gift to fund the establishment of the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center (DEPC), a...

Researchers Pinpoint Prescription Abuse Using Twitter

A report published in the American Journal of Toxicology details how medical researchers are searching for users on Twitter who are engaging in prescription...

Anti-drug Ads to be Administration’s “Most Important Thing”

According to remarks given by Donald Trump at the White House on October 26, the “most important thing” the Trump Administration will do in...

Trump Reneges on Declaring Opioid Crisis National Emergency

On Thursday, October 26, the Trump Administration declared the US opioid crisis to be a public health emergency. In August, Trump stated that he would...

Online tool exposes doctors’ big pharma connections

A new online tool allows people to search for payments made by pharmaceutical and medical device companies to American physicians. The Dollars for Docs database...

California will soon require public notice on drug price hikes

Pharmaceutical companies selling drugs in California will soon have to notify the public two months ahead of price hikes. Legislation signed into law by...

Overdoses killed almost two people a day in Minnesota last year

New data revealed that an average of two people died a day from drug overdoses in Minnesota in 2016. The figures, released by the Minnesota...
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