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What Happens to the Brain During Hallucinations? Scientists Gave Mice Drugs to Find Out

28 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

The researchers hope their study could help people with mental disorders such as schizophrenia.
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El Chapo's lawyers file motion for retrial after juror's tell-all interview

El Chapo's lawyers file motion for retrial after juror's tell-all interview

32 minutes ago   |   New York Post

Lawyers for convicted drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman have filed a motion that could lead to a retrial - citing a juror's tell-all interview that exposed the panel's...
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Trump wants to work with Democrats on drug prices, infrastructure: aide

58 minutes ago   |   Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump is willing to work with congressional Democrats to lower drug prices for Americans and on infrastructure funding, White House adviser Kellyanne...
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OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma agrees to $270 million settlement with Oklahoma: source

1 hour ago   |   NBC News

The drug maker was increasingly concerned about a televised trial.
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OxyContin maker to settle lawsuit after being accused of fueling opioid crisis

OxyContin maker to settle lawsuit after being accused of fueling opioid crisis

1 hour ago   |   New York Post   |   3 articles

ULSA, Okla. - Oklahoma's attorney general will announce a settlement Tuesday with one of 13 drug manufacturers named in a state lawsuit that accuses them of fueling the opioid...
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Purdue Pharma said to settle Oklahoma's drug-addiction suit

2 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   3 articles

Purdue Pharma LP agreed to settle the state of Oklahoma's claims its illegal marketing of the Oxycontin painkiller caused financial devastation to local communities, the first...
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Oklahoma Attorney General to Announce the Settlement of Purdue Pharma Opioid Lawsuit

2 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

Oklahoma's attorney general will announce a settlement Tuesday with drugmaker Purdue Pharma Inc. in a case that's expected to be the first state lawsuit accusing major drug...
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'I think there's a wisdom in term limits': The longtime CEO of $210 billion US drugmaker Merck just hinted he could soon step down

'I think there's a wisdom in term limits': The longtime CEO of $210 billion US drugmaker Merck just hinted he could soon step down

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier recently hinted that a next chapter for him could come sooner rather than later. Frazier said that he has had a "nice run... But I think there's...
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White House, Pelosi have early talks on drug pricing legislation

White House, Pelosi have early talks on drug pricing legislation

3 hours ago   |   Politico

The Trump administration has had early-stage conversations with Speaker Nancy Pelosi's staff about drug-pricing legislation in a bid for a domestic policy victory, according to...
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NH man convicted of running prostitution, drug operation

NH man convicted of running prostitution, drug operation

3 hours ago   |   WMUR

Witnesses say man used drug addictions to force victims to work in prostitution for profit
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OxyContin maker to settle lawsuit after being accused of fueling opioid crisis

OxyContin maker to settle lawsuit after being accused of fueling opioid crisis

ULSA, Okla. - Oklahoma's attorney general will announce a settlement Tuesday with one of 13 drug manufacturers named in a state lawsuit that accuses them of fueling the opioid... Read more ...

Bizarre video: Naked man rings doorbell, allegedly tells homeowner's wife to...

Bizarre video: Naked man rings doorbell, allegedly tells homeowner's wife to take shirt off

A couple is reeling after a mysterious naked man was seen on surveillance footage last week. Read more ...

All charges dropped against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, attorneys say

All charges dropped against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, attorneys say

Prosecutors dropped all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett Tuesday. Read more ...

‘PR disaster': NASA ditches historic all-female spacewalk after spacesuits...

‘PR disaster': NASA ditches historic all-female spacewalk after spacesuits won't fit

People on social networks are struggling to understand how NASA prepares for its missions after the space agency announced that its historic all-woman spacewalk will be... Read more ...

Giants CEO Larry Baer suspended by MLB after altercation with wife

Giants CEO Larry Baer suspended by MLB after altercation with wife

Saying team leaders should be held to “a higher standard,” MLB commissioner Rob Manfred suspended Giants president and CEO Larry Baer without pay through July 1 after a... Read more ...

MLB hot stove: Mets ink Jacob deGrom to 5-year extension, reports say

MLB hot stove: Mets ink Jacob deGrom to 5-year extension, reports say

The deal reportedly includes an opt-out after 2022 and a club option for 2024 that could bring his total money earned to $170 million. Read more ...

Judge suggests man not drink Pepsi during 4-year probation for car theft...

Judge suggests man not drink Pepsi during 4-year probation for car theft conviction

The man told officers his cousin had allowed him to drive the stolen car and that he was on his way to buy soft drinks. Read more ...

Conor McGregor announces retirement from MMA - again

Conor McGregor announces retirement from MMA - again

Mixed martial arts fighter Conor McGregor has announced his retirement from the sport, posting the news on Twitter. Read more ...

NASA cancels first all-women spacewalk because they didn't have two...

NASA cancels first all-women spacewalk because they didn't have two medium-size spacesuits

It had not been planned as a historic mission, yet it would have represented a moment of sorts: the first all-female spacewalk. But that moment will have to wait, NASA said... Read more ...

Trump administration wants entire Affordable Care Act thrown out

Trump administration wants entire Affordable Care Act thrown out

The move would include striking down coverage for pre-existing conditions and Medicaid expansion. Read more ...