Maker of highly addictive OxyContin says it will stop incentivizing doctors to push its deadly drugs

The opioid crisis has reached epidemic proportions in this country, with the number of deaths quadrupling since 2000, and around 115 people dying from overdoses each day. President Trump has declared the opioid crisis a national health emergency, and high schools across the country have started stocking up on the Continue Reading

Family of deadly and highly drug-resistant bacteria spreads faster than scientists believed possible

A family of highly drug-resistant and potentially deadly bacteria may be spreading more widely—and more stealthily—than previously thought, according to a new study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. (Article by Medicalxpress.com) Researchers examined carbapenem resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) causing disease in Continue Reading