(NEW YORK) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released updated guidelines for prescribing opioids for pain to include people who are suffering from short-term pain. During a briefing Thursday, the federal health agency said its new clinical practice recommendations are replacing guidelines from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Teva Pharmaceuticals agreed Thursday to pay New York $523 million to settle claims stemming from the company’s role in the opioids crisis. It’s the largest settlement New York has reached with an individual opioid defendant and raises the total amount secured from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Johnson & Johnson will pay $230 million to resolve an opioids lawsuit, days before the company was slated to go to trial, in a settlement reached with New York Attorney General Letitia James. In the agreement, the company will end the sale of... Read More.
By AARON KATERSKY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- In the first case of its kind in New York, a Long Island doctor has been charged with murder for prescription practices that led to the deaths of five patients between 2016 and... Read More.