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Study shows America's opioid epidemic began in the pharmacy

In terms of emotional pain, money and life expectancy, America's opioid epidemic has come into sharper focus, including those who are at most risk, based on a new study conducted by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center.

Failed drug tests keeping Americans from finding employment

President Trump's message on keeping jobs in the country and putting Americans back to work has been heard by companies across Middle America - and the jobs are there. But when up to 50 percent of applicants fail a drug test, what's a company to do?

FDA asks pharmaceutical company to pull opioid from drug market

On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requested that Endo Pharmaceuticals remove its opioid pain medication, reformulated Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride), from the market due to concerns over abuse.

Op-Ed: Congress and Big Pharma lobby created opioid epidemic in U.S.

The opioid epidemic in the U.S. is getting worse by the day and to many of us, Big Pharma has Congress by the short hairs in order to protect their $9 billion a year in profits. Well, apparently, this is exactly what's happening.
 

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