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 •  September 12

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Five drugmakers are asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the Ohio attorney general that alleges they helped perpetrate the state's addictions epidemic. Attorney General Mike DeWine accuses the companies of intentionally misleading patients about the dangers of painkillers and promoting benefits of the drugs not backed by...

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 •  July 15

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration should view regulatory oversight of opioid medications differently than other drugs due to the effects the drugs have on not just the patient, but families, communities and the illicit market, said a group of experts in a new report to the FDA. The report by the National Academies of Sciences,...

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 •  February 22

BARBOURSVILLE - Marshall University School of Pharmacy third-year student Paige Miller has been teaching prescription drug safety in the area schools through the Generation Rx program since she started pharmacy school. It's great experience, but for Miller, it's also personal. "When I was younger, someone in my family actually overdosed," Miller...