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Breast implants tied to rare cancer to remain on US market

May. 2, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health authorities will allow a type of breast implant linked to a rare form of cancer to stay on the market, saying its risks do not warrant a national ban. But the Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it is considering bold warnings for the implants and requiring stricter...

Drug manufacturers divided over jury trial in Oklahoma case

Apr. 10, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Drugmakers that Oklahoma sued over their alleged role in the nation's deadly opioid crisis appear divided over whether they want their case tried before a judge or jury. Johnson & Johnson filed a motion Tuesday seeking a jury trial. The request came after Attorney General Mike...

Oklahoma drops some claims against opioid manufacturers

Apr. 4, 2019 7:34 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A week after reaching a $270 million settlement with the maker of OxyContin, Oklahoma's attorney general Thursday dropped some claims in its lawsuit against other drugmakers in an effort to force them to pay the cost of the nation's deadly opioid crisis. Attorney General Mike Hunter's...

New York sues billionaire family behind maker of OxyContin

Mar. 28, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is suing the billionaire family behind the company that created OxyContin, joining a growing list of state and local governments seeking to hold not only the firm but its owners accountable for the nation's opioid crisis. The state, which averages nine opioid-related deaths per...