Medical equipment manufacturer LivaNova’s 3T Heater-Cooler machines are at the center of lawsuits and a $225 million settlement.
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Purdue has asked the court to toss out Massachusetts’ lawsuit.
Native American tribes have filed a lawsuit alleging Purdue’s Sackler family is to blame for the opioid crisis.
Experts say effective treatments for addiction exist, including methadone, buprenorphine and naltrexone, but are currently underused in the medical community.
Experts are saying that the opioid crisis is being fought from the wrong front.
Experts say stigma regarding treatment options and limited access to resources is hindering opioid recovery.
Private biotechnology company AnTolRx has announced Pfizer has exercised the option to license an immune tolerance therapy related to Type 1 diabetes.
The third wave of the nation’s opioid crisis involves increased fentanyl use, reports the CDC.
Purdue Pharma and the Sackler family have reached a settlement with the state of Oklahoma. Two other defendants remain, Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceuticals.