3 of America’s biggest pharmacy chains have been found liable for the opioid crisis

A federal jury on Tuesday found three of the nation’s biggest pharmacy chains, CVS, Walgreens and Walmart, liable for helping to fuel the U.S. opioid crisis. Jurors concluded that the pharmacies contributed to a so-called public nuisance in Lake and Trumbull counties in Ohio by selling and dispensing huge quantities of prescription pain pills. Some […]

Lipid Molecules Target Pain Pathways In Mouse Neurons, U Of I Study Shows

URBANA – Because opioid pain medications can be so addictive, there’s an urgent need for scientists to develop alternatives for treating pain. One of the researchers looking into this issue is Aditi Das, associate professor of comparative biosciences at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Das studies how the body handles lipids — a class of […]