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China has pain pill addicts too, but no one’s counting them

SHANGHAI (AP) - Wu Yi was supposed to die. At age 26, his cancer was spreading. His doctor gave him five years to live...

China has pain pill addicts too, but no one’s counting them

SHANGHAI (AP) - Wu Yi was supposed to die. At age 26, his cancer was spreading. His doctor gave him five years to live...

Victims, families gain key role in Purdue bankruptcy case

Victims of opioid addiction weren't in the room when OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma persuaded half the state attorneys general to settle claims over the...

Aditi Iyer – She’s not there

Aditi Iyer, the 14-year-old Western vocalist, who loves to sing Classical/Opera, Pop and Broadway musical songs in her own unique ‘popera’ style, released her...

FDA OKs powerful opioid pill as alternative to IV painkiller

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - U.S. regulators on Friday approved a fast-acting, super-potent opioid tablet as an alternative to IV painkillers used in hospitals.The decision...

Drug supply firm execs say they didn’t cause opioids crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) - Top executives of the nation's leading wholesale drug distributors told Congress under oath Tuesday that their companies didn't help cause the...

Doctor who treated Prince pays $30K for illegal prescription

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota doctor accused of illegally prescribing an opioid painkiller for Prince a week before the musician died from a fentanyl...

Minnesota prosecutors plan announcement on Prince death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Prosecutors in the Minnesota county where Prince died said Wednesday that they're ready to make an announcement in their two-year investigation...

Correction: Museum-Opioid Protest story

NEW YORK (AP) - In a story March 10 about an anti-opioid protest at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Associated Press reported erroneously...

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel

Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel.The retail giant...