pharmaceuticals

How Emergency Departments Fail Pain Patients in Need

Since 2000, Anne Fuqua has been on opioid pain medications, including fentanyl and Oxycontin, notorious for their involvement in different…

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How to Check Drug Interactions With Hep C Medications

In the United Kingdom, half of surveyed people who inject drugs had been infected with hepatitis C (HCV), and some…

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A Dire Shortage of ADD Meds Is Pushing Some Patients to Street Meth

America is beginning—far too late and far too slowly—to get some kind of a grip on deaths and harms involving…

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The Ethical Quagmire of Conducting Drug Trials With Incarcerated People

Using human beings as “guinea pigs” for unethical experiments becomes so much easier when the subjects belong to marginalized and…

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The Most Common Drug Conviction for ICE Detainees? Rx Drug Possession

Since the very beginning of his path to and through the White House, Donald Trump has slandered undocumented people migrating…

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Canadian Pharmacist Punished for Grassroots Naloxone Distribution

An Ontario regulatory organization for pharmacists is cracking down on a grassroots harm reductionist for his naloxone distribution efforts—even though…

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Will the FDA Repeat Its “Abuse-Deterrent” Oxy Mistake With Stimulants?

OxyContin got a makeover in 2010. That year, the Food and Drug Administration approved a new version of the opioid,…

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Is the Purdue Settlement a Win for Harm Reduction?

The battle to hold corporations accountable for their involvement in fueling chaotic opioid use and overdose deaths in vulnerable communities…

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Pain Patients Like Me Are Rising Up Against Discrimination and Suffering

If it were up to me, it’s unlikely I would be sitting down to write about my life with chronic…

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Gilead Relinquishes Its PrEP Patent—But Did It Mislead Investors?

On May 8, pharmaceutical company Gilead quietly announced that it will relinquish its exclusive patent on Truvada for HIV pre-exposure…

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