Florida AG, pharmacy chains tangle in opioid lawsuit

Castigating the tactic as a “publicity stunt,” Attorney General Ashley Moody is asking a judge to reject an effort by the nation’s two largest pharmacy chains to add 500 unidentified physicians to the state’s lawsuit against the pharmaceutical industry over the opioid epidemic. CVS Pharmacy Inc. and Walgreen Co. filed what is called a third-party complaint against […]

Oral Health and the Opioid Epidemic

For approximately 5 million people each year, wisdom-teeth removal is part of the rite of passage into adulthood. But for some, wisdom-teeth extraction represents a first exposure to opioids, and a recent study from Stanford University found that teens can end up in a battle with these medications after the procedure. The consequences of the […]