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May 12, 2022

Pharmacy chains should pay $878 mln for opioid epidemic role, Ohio counties say

CLEVELAND, May 10 (Reuters) - A lawyer for two Ohio counties said on Monday that CVS Health Corp (CVS.N), Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (WBA.O) and Walmart Inc (WMT.N) should fund an $878 million plan to address the opioid crisis there, as a first-of-its-kind trial got underway to determine the pharmacy chains' contribution.
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May 11, 2022

U.S. marks first National Fentanyl Awareness Day after uptick in opioid-related deaths

What You Need To Know. Ohio is among the worst in the nation for opioid overdoses. In 2019, Ohio documented 4,251 overdose deaths with 76% of them involving fentanyl. That number jumped in 2020 to 5,204, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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May 11, 2022

America's response to addiction relies on fixing this website

(KHN)At a psychiatric hospital in Michigan, Dr. Cara Poland's patients were handed a sheet of paper to find follow-up care.
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May 11, 2022

Judge to decide how much pharmacies owe two Ohio counties over opioid crisis

A hearing began Tuesday in federal court in Cleveland that will help a judge determine how much CVS, Walgreens and Walmart should pay two northeast Ohio counties to help them ease the continuing opioid crisis.
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May 11, 2022

U.S. drug overdose deaths reached all-time high in 2021, CDC says

Fentanyl continues to drive the majority of overdose deaths in the country.
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May 10, 2022

Ohio judge hears if pharmacy chains should pay for driving opioid crisis

CVS, Walgreens and Walmart Were found to recklessly dispense narcotic painkillers in two Ohio counties, fueling a drug epidemic
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May 10, 2022

Judge to Decide How Much Pharmacies Owe Over Opioid Crisis

A hearing began Tuesday in federal court in Cleveland that will help a judge determine how much CVS, Walgreens and Walmart should pay two northeast Ohio counties to help them ease the continuing opioid crisis.
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May 9, 2022

Ohio State Warns of Fake Adderall Pills After Two Students Die

MONDAY, May 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) – Ohio State University is warning students to be wary of fake Adderall pills after two students died last week.
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