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November 7, 2019

Prevalence of hepatitis C rates in Ohio may indicate highest areas of opioid misuse

Researchers studied hepatitis C rates within the state and discovered consistently high rates in the southern Appalachia region over a five-year period.
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November 6, 2019

Appalachian Ohio's High Hepatitis C Rates Blamed On Opioid Epidemic

A new study blames the opioid epidemic for high rates of Hepatitis C in Ohio’s Appalachia region. Ohio University researchers led a team of health professionals to examine the spread of the disease.
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November 6, 2019

Teva earnings preview: Opioid suits are ‘key’

Analysts say the terms from a global settlement around opioids will impact shares in the future
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October 30, 2019

The Opioids Deal

Drug industry and ravaged communities seek an opioids deal. That won’t come easy — or end the crisis.
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October 30, 2019

Ohio announces new opioid disposal program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pharmacies in Ohio will soon offer biodegradable bags so people who are prescribed opioids for work injuries can safely dispose of any opioids they don't use.
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October 30, 2019

Teva, others settle Ohio opioid cases; Q3 earnings; First in Human

Four companies cited in a lawsuit from counties in Ohio seeking to place blame for the ongoing opioid epidemic have settled the so-called bellwether case for a total of $265 million, attorney Hunter Shkolnik, who represents the counties, told S&P Global Market Intelligence.
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October 30, 2019

Large fentanyl seizure called 'weapon of mass destruction' by Ohio attorney general

Over 40 pounds of fentanyl were seized in an Ohio drug bust that officials are saying amounts to "chemical warfare."
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October 24, 2019

The Real Cost Of The Opioid Epidemic: An Estimated $179 Billion In Just One Year

There's a reckoning underway in the courts about the damage wrought by the opioid crisis and who should pay for it.
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