Drug addiction

First it was Pfizer. Now Novartis has frozen drug prices in the US

15 minutes ago   |   CNN Money

Switzerland's Novartis is holding off on hiking drug prices in the United States, days after President Donald Trump called on other companies to follow Pfizer's lead in rolling...
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‘For Me, It's Personal.' CDC Chief Reveals Fentanyl Almost Killed His Son

19 minutes ago   |   Time

The head of the nation's top public health agency says the opioid epidemic will be one of his priorities, and he revealed a personal reason for it: His son almost died from...
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Sorry to Bother You and the New Black Surrealism

35 minutes ago   |   Slate

In Boots Riley's cartoonish, anti-capitalist drug trip of a movie, Sorry to Bother You , the protagonist, a telemarketer named Cassius “Cash” Green , is at a bar with friends...
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Will Mexico Legalize Drugs? Obrador Explores Radical Bid to Bring Narcotics Wars Under Control

1 hour ago   |   Newsweek

Incoming Interior Minister Olga Sanchez Cordero said Obrador had given her "carte blanche" to do whatever is needed to restore peace.
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Novartis joins Pfizer in halting U.S. drug price hikes

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

Novartis expects to hit the top of its 2018 sales guidance after a strong second quarter, the CEO said, despite joining Pfizer in freezing its U.S. drug prices for the rest of...
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Medicaid Under The Influence: How Drugmakers Sway Medication Options For Patients

Medicaid Under The Influence: How Drugmakers Sway Medication Options For Patients

3 hours ago   |   NPR

Drug companies have infiltrated nearly every part of the process that determines how their drugs will be covered by Medicaid, an investigation by NPR and the Center for Public...
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Opioids raise chances of violent encounters with addicts, police say

4 hours ago   |   Union Leader

Police officers are facing a high-risk environment with opioid-fueled junkies who think they have 'superhuman strength' ' dramatically raising the stakes in violent encounters...
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Swiss drugs giant Novartis says profit up as spinoff looms

5 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Novartis says net profit rose 3 percent in the second quarter amid strong growth for some of its top products, as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant moves to spin off its...
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Moore: Low drug prices harm medical innovation

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

One of Donald Trump's more memorable promises on the campaign trail was to lower the cost of prescription drugs. Polls show this issue remains popular with Americans...
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Doctors, pharmacists give advice on blood pressure drug recalled over cancer risk

Doctors, pharmacists give advice on blood pressure drug recalled over cancer risk

7 hours ago   |   KMBC

The recalled valsartan is common but there are several alternatives to take
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Soccer team rescued after 18 days in cave expected to leave hospital

Soccer team rescued after 18 days in cave expected to leave hospital

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Google hit with record $5 billion EU fine in Android antitrust case

Google hit with record $5 billion EU fine in Android antitrust case

European Union regulators today slapped Google with a massive $5 billion penalty for abusing the dominant position of its Android mobile operating system. Antitrust regulators... Read more ...

San Francisco bans tour buses from 'Full House' residence

San Francisco bans tour buses from 'Full House' residence

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is banning tour buses near a house made famous by the popular 1990s sitcom "Full House." Read more ...

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

The American League has won 18 of the last 21 All-Star Games played to a decision, taking a 44-43 lead in the series, with two ties. Read more ...

NBA trade rumors: Spurs, Raptors finalizing deal involving Kawhi Leonard...

NBA trade rumors: Spurs, Raptors finalizing deal involving Kawhi Leonard, DeMar DeRozan

The Spurs and Raptors could reach an agreement on a trade centered around Kawhi Leonard and DeMar DeRozan very quickly. Read more ...

Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor's sexual misconduct

Wrestlers sue Ohio State over doctor's sexual misconduct

The lawsuit filed on Monday by four former college wrestlers allege "rampant sexual misconduct." Read more ...

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

Record 10 homers as AL wins All-Star Game 8-6 in 10 innings

The American League has won 18 of the last 21 All-Star Games played to a decision, taking a 44-43 lead in the series, with two ties. Read more ...

New Hampshire woman seriously hurt during encounter with bear in her kitchen

New Hampshire woman seriously hurt during encounter with bear in her kitchen

"The woman was in the wrong place at the wrong time." Read more ...

U.S. Government Paid Trump-Owned Scottish Golf Resort $77,000 Before His Visit

U.S. Government Paid Trump-Owned Scottish Golf Resort $77,000 Before His Visit

The news has prompted renewed questions about whether Trump is unethically profiting from the presidency. Read more ...

Arizona Cardinals suspend GM 5 weeks after extreme DUI plea

Arizona Cardinals suspend GM 5 weeks after extreme DUI plea

TEMPE, Ariz. - The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty to extreme DUI following a Fourth of... Read more ...