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Opioid Litigation Divides Sackler Family Over How To Respond To Charges It Bears Responsibility For Deadly Epidemic

As communities seek billions in settlements, the family that owns OxyContin-maker Purdue Pharma is reportedly growing uneasy about defense tactics and charges of misleading marketing. Other news on the drug epidemic looks at a new CDC report on cocaine and meth deaths and unethical practices by a Delaware physician. Reuters: Following Opioid Suits, Family Behind… Read More »

Man’s face erupts in nasty pustules after catching deadly fungal infection

A man’s face erupted in nasty pustules after he caught a deadly fungal infection. Doctors discovered the 29-year-old had contracted Talaromyces marneffei — one of the world’s “most feared fungi.” When he visited the doctor, he said he had been suffering from a cough, shortness of breath and a fever for two months, the New… Read More »