(NEW YORK) -- Drugs used for diabetes and weight loss like Ozempic and Wegovy were found to be effective for weight loss when taken as a pill, according to research published over the weekend.Rybelsus is the pill version of semaglutide -- the active ingredient... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A recent seizure of $5 million worth of fentanyl in New York City revealed a new tactic cartels are using to smuggle drugs into the United States, prosecutors and federal drug agents said Wednesday.Approximately 300,000 fake oxycodone pills containing fentanyl and more... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon signed a bill banning medication abortions into law, making it the first state to target the abortion pill. A second bill he will allow to go into law without his signature will ban most abortions.The most effective medication... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Texas is suing the Biden administration and asking a judge to block a rule requiring pharmacies to fill prescriptions for abortion pills.The Department of Health and Human Services issued guidance in mid-July -- just three-and-a-half weeks after the Supreme Court overturned... Read More.
(JEFFERSON CITY, Mo.) -- The Justice Department gave its approval this month for the United States Postal Service to deliver abortion drugs to states that have banned the procedure. Walgreens and CVS have applied for certification to provide the pills through their online pharmacies.But... Read More.
(DALLAS) -- The Justice Department on Monday charged a Texas couple with dealing pills laced with fentanyl, which it said led to three deaths of three students, according to court documents unsealed on Monday.Luis Eduardo Navarrete, 21, and Magaly Mejia Cano, 29 are charged... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The United States Postal Service can deliver prescribed abortion medication, even in states where abortion access is severely restricted, the Department of Justice announced.The department's Office of the Legal Counsel wrote in an opinion that pills being sent through the mail is... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Colleges and universities offering the abortion pill on campus could help reduce barriers to abortion care access, even in states that currently have protections for this care, students advocating for abortion rights say.Students in California and New York told ABC News that... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice seized an estimated 10 million fentanyl-laced pills, the attorney general and DEA administrator announced on Tuesday at DEA headquarters.“Of this year, DEA agents conducted 389 investigations, including 35 cartel linked investigations in 201 cities,” Attorney General Merrick Garland... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Lawmakers are seeking to limit the sale of diet pills and weight loss supplements to children with the introduction of new bills in California and New York.The bills in California and New York would prohibit retailers from selling dietary supplements for... Read More.
(INGLEWOOD, Calif.) -- The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has seized approximately one million pills laced with fentanyl allegedly linked to the Sinaloa Cartel in what authorities say is the biggest bust for the drug in California history.The seizure happened earlier this month in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A French-based pharmaceutical company announced Monday that it has asked the Food and Drug Administration to sell over-the-counter birth control pills in the U.S., making it the first business to file an official application.Perrigo's HRA Pharma said it hopes that regulatory... Read More.