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Plaintiffs in five proposed class-action lawsuits filed on May 2 say the opioid epidemic has unfairly increased health insurance costs across the board, not just for those suffering from addiction.

FDA and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Monday issued 13 warning letters to manufacturers, distributors, and retailers for selling e-liquids used in e-cigarettes with labeling and/or advertising that cause them to resemble kid-friendly food products.

CDC: Expect ordering limits and shipping delays through June

The April 1 expansion of Illinois' Medicaid managed-care program to all 102 Illinois counties has accelerated the financial crisis for owners of independent and small-chain pharmacies, according to the Illinois Pharmacists Association. "We've got to fix this," says Garth Reynolds, executive director of the association.

Patients with legitimate needs for pain medication are facing a growing number of obstacles. Patient groups and health providers are increasingly challenging the limits placed on prescription opioids in the name of combating the ongoing epidemic.

Takes team effort to get most out of home blood pressure readings

World Immunization Week 2018, an initiative led by the World Health Organization (WHO), is an opportunity to spread the word about how pharmacists can help save millions of lives as immunizers and educators.

As part of its efforts to protect the nation's youth from the dangers of tobacco products and addiction, FDA announced Tuesday a crackdown on e-cigarettes, particularly the popular Juul devices.

A new DEA proposal aims to empower the agency to tighten overall quotas and individual quotas issued to drug manufacturers if it suspects supplies are being diverted for misuse. Capitol Hill aides and multiple former federal drug policy officials say the rule's effectiveness will depend on how often DEA chooses to enforce it.

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the presentation of awards