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FDA requests removal of Opana ER for risks related to abuse

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration requested that Endo Pharmaceuticals remove its opioid pain medication, reformulated Opana ER (oxymorphone hydrochloride), from the market. After careful consideration, the agency is seeking removal based on its concern that the benefits of the drug may no longer outweigh its risks. This is the first time the […]

Former Fox News President Roger Ailes dead at 77

Roger Eugene Ailes

Roger E. Ailes, the former President and CEO of Fox News passed away this morning at the age of 77.

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Tennessee educator and 15-year-old kidnap victim located

The Amber Alert has been cancelled. According to authorities, Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas have been located in Northern California. Cummins is under arrest and Thomas has been safely recovered.

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Court Permanently Bars Jason Stinson, Owner of “Nation Tax Services” from Preparing Tax Returns and Owning a Tax Preparation Business

WASHINGTON — A federal court in Orlando, Florida, has permanently barred Jason Stinson, of Longwood, Florida, from preparing federal tax returns for others and from owning or operating a tax return preparation business, following a six-day bench trial held in 2016, the Justice Department announced […]

FDA approves first treatment for frequent urination at night due to overproduction of urine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Noctiva (desmopressin acetate) nasal spray for adults who awaken at least two times per night to urinate due to a condition known as nocturnal polyuria (overproduction of urine during the night). Noctiva is the first FDA-approved treatment for this condition.

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Trump addresses both Houses of Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C.-President Donald J. Trump addressed both houses of Congress. Here is a full text of President Trump’s speech and the video above for those who missed it,

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MCKESSON AGREES TO PAY RECORD $150 MILLION SETTLEMENT FOR FAILURE TO REPORT SUSPICIOUS ORDERS OF PHARMACEUTICAL DRUGS

Washington, DC – McKesson Corporation (McKesson), one of the nation’s largest distributors of pharmaceutical drugs, agreed to pay a record $150 million civil penalty for alleged violations of the Controlled Substances Act (CSA), the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) announced.

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Walmart pulls some “Black Lives Matter” shirts after police group protest

Walmart has agreed to stop selling some of the “Black Lives Matter” shirts after protests from the national police organization, the Fraternal Order of Police. The FOP filed a letter of complaint with the national retailer.

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FDA advises nationwide testing for Zika virus in all donated blood and blood components

The Zika Mosquito

As a further safety measure against the emerging Zika virus outbreak, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued a revised guidance recommending universal testing of donated Whole Blood and blood components for Zika virus in the U.S. and its territories.

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President Addresses National Opioid Abuse Epidemic

 

Today the President joins individuals in recovery, family members, medical professionals, law enforcement officials and other leaders at the National Rx Drug Abuse and Heroin Summit in Atlanta, Georgia. The annual summit is organized by Operation UNITE, which was launched by Congressman Hal Rogers (R-KY). As part of today’s event, the President is […]