Tag: Epidemics

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Florida Senate's version of a bill to combat the state's opioid epidemic has passed its first committee. ...
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WOODSTOCK, Ill. — Prosecutors in a northern Illinois county are increasingly taking their battle against illegal drugs and the national opioid epidemic to the...
Ohio opioid woes one reason drug lawsuits brought to state

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The role that drugmakers and drug distributors played in contributing to the nation's deadly opioid epidemic is now front and center...
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Central Alabama hospitals are over normal capacity due to a large number of patients with flu or flu-like illnesses. ...
1st trial date set in state lawsuit over opioid epidemic

OKLAHOMA CITY — The first trial date has been set for a lawsuit by a state against pharmaceutical companies over the opioid epidemic, according...
Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

NEW YORK — Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii, but the good news is the season appears to already be peaking. ...
The Latest: Judge invites states to discuss opioid crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Latest on consolidated lawsuits against drugmakers over the opioid epidemic (all times local): ...
Federal judge invites states to discuss opioid crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal judge who's overseeing lawsuits from around the country against the pharmaceutical industry has invited state attorneys general to join...
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SALEM, Ore. — Boosting affordable housing and job growth in rural Oregon, tightening gun control and battling the opioid epidemic are among Gov. Kate...
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HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Latest on Pennsylvania's opioid disaster declaration (all times local): ...

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