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Oklahoma Got $270 Million From Purdue To Fix Opioid Crisis. Its Next Target: Johnson & Johnson

By Christine Vestal After securing a hefty financial settlement from Purdue Pharma last month, Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter is training the state’s legal armaments on a much bigger pharmaceutical player: Johnson & Johnson. The company already has become a popular target. Many of the more than 1,600 opioid lawsuits in state and federal courts […]

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How New Recommendations on Perinatal Depression Might Change Your Next Prenatal Appointment

It's estimated that up to one in seven pregnant people will experience perinatal depression, depression that develops during pregnancy or after childbirth. Now, a government task force has come up with new recommendations they say can drastically help lower those numbers. The new recommendations come from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). To formulate […]